Santiago is Chile’s heart and soul twisted into an all year round party which welcomes anyone with open arms. The beautiful Andes Mountains that stretch itself cozily around the capital city of Chile, the Mapocho rives which flows briskly by and the range of forests which are the natural pride of the region, all make for a picture perfect experience!
The history of Santiago dates back prior to 800 AD when nomadic hunters and came down to the Santiago basin after the Andes mountain Snow began to melt. Followed by a curious eye of the Inca Civilization from 1400’s, to the Colonial rule, to the Republic times to lead the way to the electric metropolis of the 21st century, Santiago has grown its charm through its rich historic sites that offer the best of Chile, easy urban places and its brilliantly nurtured nature.
Santiago’s culture, however, simply takes the credit for drawing in tourists from all over the world. The wide range of heritage structures, historic libraries, cultural centers and art-life gives it an edge of its own. You will often come across a number of events held around the city, which take you a little bit closer to the local life and makes you appreciate about how Chile safeguards its culture and arts.
The famous Colo-Colo football club adds a vibrant streak of sports in Santiago memoir dating back to the 1920 and is a short introduction to how seriously football is taken on this side of the globe!
There are loads of ‘off-the-beaten-path’ things to do here which makes ‘Santiago de Chile’ a refreshing place for tourists. If you can, explore the life of Santiago in-between its commercial life and nature and the combination is simply a traveler’s dream come true.
Santiago has a wide palate to offer and if you are looking for diversity, a visit here will keep you wanting for more.
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