Santiago is Chile’s cosmopolitan capital and largest city which boasts stunning landscapes in the form of snow-capped mountains, beaches, hillside parks and vineyards. This charming South American city is home to alluring museums, art galleries, colourful cultures and a great selection of world-class hotels, chic restaurants, nightclubs, cocktail bars and cafes. There is so much to discover and experience in Santiago; wander around the Barrio Bellavista neighborhood to admire fantastic street art, catch a live music performance at Teatro Caupolicán, sample delectable Chilean cuisines in local restaurants and head to the Fantasilandia theme park to enjoy a number of rollercoasters and water rides. Get in touch with Brightsun Travel about exclusive holiday packages to Santiago from India and treat yourself to a dream holiday.
Santiago is home to plenty of magnificent architectural wonders and attractions. The most impressive among them is the Metropolitan Cathedral, one of Chile’s most significant historical monuments which features beautifully carved stuccos, neoclassical architecture and ornate frescos on its ceiling. Another captivating site in Santiago is the La Moneda Palace, the official seat of the Chile President with an elegant façade; don’t miss the spectacular change of guard ceremony here in the mornings. The gigantic Castillo Hidalgo fort is another star attraction in Santiago which was constructed on a hilltop in 1816. Other must-see attractions in Santiago include the 19th century Cousino Palace, the 16th century Basilica de la Merced and the Sanctuary of the Immaculate Conception.
There is a plethora of adrenaline-charged adventures waiting to be experienced in Santiago. Cajon del Maipo is a prominent tourist spot of the city which offers various activities, including camping, cycling, rafting and hiking. You could ride a cable car to the peak of the San Cristobal Hill to discover spectacular birds-eye views and take a day trip to Valle Nevado to enjoy skiing and snowboarding. Santiago is also famous for its great wildlife attractions, including the Chilean National Zoo, one of the country’s largest zoos which protects over 150 animal and bird species such as llamas, Humboldt penguins, kangaroos and lemurs. Book cheap holidays to Santiago from India and look forward to lots of adventures in this elegant city.