The Santa Lucia Hill is a triangular hill standing out in the metropolitan part of Santiago which is presently a Public Park to preserve apart of nature in the city!
It was at the foothill of the Cerro Santa Lucia, that Pedro de Valdivia founded the city of Santiago in the 16th century as a crown to Spain. The hill was used as a strategic place to overlook the city and in the 19th century, the La Marcó and Castillo Hidalgo (Hidalgo Castle) fortifications were added.
Today the park is a good way to escape the commercial side of Santiago and simply enjoy the green pastures and take in the beauty of the Castle which embellishes the hill.
Santa Lucia Hill Travel Tips
- Carry bottled drinking water.
Entrance Ticket Details For Santa Lucia Hill
- Admission is free but you will be asked to sign a guest registry while entering.
Santa Lucia Hill Hours
- Elevator: Open Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm and 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
How to Reach Santa Lucia Hill
- Metro: At Santa Lucía station.
- Bus: At PA692 - Parada 2 / (M) Universidad Católica.
- By Taxi
- By renting a Car/ Bike.
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65.75% of people who visit Santiago include Santa Lucia Hill in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
51.79% of people start their Santa Lucia Hill visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Santa Lucia Hill
92.78% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Santa Lucia Hill