Santiago in Chile
Santiago, the best tourist spot in Chile. It is also called as Santiago de Chile and is the capital city cum largest town in Americas. The city is surrounded by the snow-capped Andes and the Chilean Coast Ranges. The City is located in the central valleys of the country with an elevation height of 1706 feet height from the sea level. Because of its geographical features, it has been the capital city from Colonial times in Chile that is approximately about from 19th-century.
But however, according to some archaeological investigations, the first human group’s haven settled in the Santiago basin. The name Santiago is named after the biblical figure St. James.
Demographics and weather of Santiago de Chile
The city is situated in the Center of the basin of Santiago surrounding with Andes mountains and Mapocho River making fertile lands around the City. Weather in Santiago varies throughout the year with an average temperature of 24°C. In the summer the temperature ranges averagely from 30 °C to 37 °C which is quite hot. Most of the population lives in the center of te city, and the average Population of the city is 5.128 million.
Places to visit Santiago de Chile
Santiago has numerous landmarks and world best sightseeing spots in Santiago. Because of its history, Santiago de Chile attracts many tourists those who are fond of exploring the new towns and Landmarks in the World. Mapocho River, Andes Mountains, Parque Forestal, Ski Center El Colorado, Municipal Theatre of Santiago, Fine arts museum, Metropolitan Cathedral, National Museum of Natural History, etc.. are the best historical monuments and buildings that appear in Chile.
The city is famous for its libraries located in the City Santiago.In 2005 a National Library was opened which is also known as Library of Santiago at Barrio Matucana.
Santiago is the Financial Capital city of Chile and spot for all kinds of Cultural activities in the country. Many of spots surround the city and hence is one of the best tourist spots in South America.
Things to do in Santiago
The Tour Mercado Central is one of the biggest markets in Santiago and especially famous for fishes. La Vega Central is the largest fruit market in the city where all kinds of fruits are available. Seafood items are the finest dining items that must not be miss in Santiago restaurants. The city has many pubs and restaurants which give a memorable night experiences in the city. Paris-Londres Neighborhood, Patio Bellavista, Plaza de Armas, and La Moneda are some of the best places to visit in the city.
Accommodation in Santiago
Chile has mind blowing hotels in South America.Santiago is one best City with fabulous hotels with luxurious designs and multi-services serving the tourists round the clock.La Casona at Matetic Vineyards, The Aubrey, Hotel Magnolia, Noi Vitacura, are some of the best luxury hotels in Santiago.
How to reach Santiago
Traveling to Santiago is a like a cake walk since there are many flights from all the main international airports.However, when traveling from U.K, there are some Domestic flights which make our trip very comfortable. All kinds of transport facilities are available from Chile to reach Santiago i..e by bus, taxi, Train, flights etc..making the vacation a memorable experience.