Plaza de Armas
Plaza de Armas, Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
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- 98%Local Culture
- 88%Budget Travelers
- 70%History Buffs
- 70%Family Travelers
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This broad, open plaza was founded nearly half a millennium ago by city founder Pedro de Valdivia, and still serves as the civic and social center of the city. Though the Plaza once held a gallows, it's now filled with strolling santinguinos, art shows, comedians and street theater productions. It is surrounded by historic buildings, including the Catedral Metropolitano, the Governor's Palace (now ... read more
the Central Post Office), and the historic Court of Justice (now the Natural History Museum). Some 470 years after its original construction, it's still the best place in town to sit with an ice cream and watch Santiago bustle by.