Santiago, Chile’s capital and largest city, sits in a valley surrounded by the snow-capped Andes and the Chilean Coast Range. Plaza de Armas, the grand heart of the city’s old colonial core, is home to 2 neoclassical landmarks: the 1808 Palacio de la Real Audiencia, housing the National History Museum, and the 18th-century Metropolitan Cathedral. La Chascona is the home-turned-museum of poet Pablo Neruda.
The Mapocho 42K cycle park in Santiago, Chile
The Mapocho 42K cycle park is a project of the Bicentennial Legacy that consists of the preparation of the south bank of the Mapocho River along its passage through the city of Santiago , Chile , as a large cycle path for public use with green areas. It is proposed that this tour be the cycling backbone of the capital and connect the existing or potential parks, in a landscape continuity that accompanies the torrent from its entrance to the valley, from the Plaza San Enrique in Lo Barnechea to Pudahuel.
Santiago, give life to the first version of the Festival of Light, FILUSA, a festival of light, art and music.
The event is unique in its kind in South America, offering urban interventions with the participation of the work of important international artists who have developed impressive urban art installations for the aforementioned event.
Santiago, Chile’s capital and largest city, sits in a valley surrounded by the snow-capped Andes and the Chilean Coast Range. Costanera center is the tallest building in Latin America. The river mapocho split city in two.
Aerial view of San Cristobal Hill in Santiago, Chile
The Bicentennial Park is a public park located in the commune of Vitacura in the city of Santiago, Chile, contained by the Avenida Bicentenario and the Mapocho River and made up of 30 hectares.
Cal y Canto Bridge is a transfer station between Line 2 and Line 3 of the Santiago Metro. Originally named Mapocho, it was renamed to Puente Cal y Canto shortly after its opening. This name is taken from the former bridge on the Mapocho River, whose remains were found during the construction of the station.