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Plaza de Armas

Plaza de Armas, Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
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    Local Culture
  • 88%
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  • 78%
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  • 70%
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  • 70%
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  • Plaza de Armas
    Freya Rosalia Beaton
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    4 Dec 22, 2013
    Recommended for:BackpackersBudget TravelersLocal CultureHistory Buffs
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  • Plaza de Armas
    Susie Blythe
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    4 Oct 15, 2013
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  • Plaza de Armas
    Apartmente luxury
    5 May 21, 2014

    A tan solo 10 minutos caminando desde el apartamento

    Recommended for:Local Culture
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4.0 out of 5
23 member's reviews
378 people visited Plaza de Armas

Description

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.

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