【A Travel Guide to the Belt and Road】Cultural Journey in Chile: Roaming the Streets of the Capital Santiago | GreaterGo

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By GreaterGo Editor
18 Jan 2024

【A Travel Guide to the Belt and Road】Cultural Journey in Chile: Roaming the Streets of the Capital Santiago

Chile, located in the southwestern of South America, is the world's longest and narrowest country. Chile's territory stretches from the Andes Mountains to the Pacific Ocean, spanning three continents - South America, Antarctica, and Oceania. To truly experience Chile's culture, you can start by wandering the streets of the capital, Santiago, exploring the local cuisine, culture, and pace of life. This time, 【GreaterGo】will introduce you to the tourist attractions in Chile, embarking on a unique cultural journey!


First Stop to Wander Through Santiago: Barrio YungayBarrio Yungay

Barrio Yungay is a community that blends history with a relaxed atmosphere, selected by the British magazine "Time Out" as one of the world's coolest neighbourhoods. This area is renowned for its architecture, cultural landscape, and rich historical heritage. As you step into Barrio Yungay, you will find landmarks such as Plaza Yungay, Santiago Library, and Monumento  Roto Chileno awaiting your exploration. Strolling down the lively streets of Barrio Yungay, you will feel the intertwining of historical context and modern trends, making it an excellent photo spot.


Second Stop to Wander Through Santiago: Barrio LastarriaBarrio Lastarria

Barrio Lastarria is a historically rich neighbourhood where you can experience a range of cultural activities and art performances. As a cultural hub of Santiago, the Museo de Artes Visuales has a Bohemian architectural design and is a pioneer in the collection of private contemporary art in Chile. Stepping into this museum is like entering a vibrant cultural carnival, where you can appreciate the collections of contemporary Chilean art, providing nourishment for both your eyes and soul.

Finally, remember to visit the Gabriela Mistral Cultural Center. You will find not only exhibitions, concerts, and theatrical performances here, but also a weekend atmosphere filled with vitality. Skateboard enthusiasts and street dancers are drawn to perform, resembling a constantly beating heart injecting boundless vitality into the city.

Want to know more about travel destinations along the Belt and Road? Read more travel articles from【GreaterGo】to embark on a new journey!

【GreaterGo】- Travel Tips for the Belt and Road Related Countries and Regions

Is a visa needed to travel from Hong Kong to Chile?

HKSAR passport holders are granted visa-free access to Chile to stay for up to 90 days.

What is the weather like in Chile?

Chile has diverse climates. October to April are relatively warm and ideal for travel, while May to September are the coldest months.

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