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Civic District of Santiago

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Dozens of modern buildings welcome you to Santiago's civic district, which was supposed to connect La Moneda Palace to the former National Congress building in one very long street.

The project never came to be, but it was filled with beautiful squares that now hold statues of the founding fathers. There, you can see the Liberty Square, the general Manuel Bulnes Statue and Liberator Bernardo O´Higgins Square.

Attractions

Cultural and architectural interest zone.

Activities

Photography.

Location

Metropolitan region. Located in Santiago.

How to get there?

To Santiago: Airway, to the Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport. Also, land route, by Route Panamericana 5.

From Valparaiso: Land route, by Cuesta La Dormida (Route 68)

You can access to the attraction by public transportation or Moneda Metro Station (subway)

When to go?

All year long.

Climate

Mediterranean weather. There is a dry season and rains during winter time. The annual media temperature is 14ºC, and the annual media precipitations are 356.2 milimeters.

Services

Housing, food, transportation, outdoor activities.

Surroundings

Barrio Italia-Condell, Barrio Balmaceda, Barrio Bellavista, Barrio Brasil, Barrio Suecia, Barrio Concha and Toro, Barrio Lastarria, Barrio Paris-Londres, Barrio Patronato, Barrio Republica, Barrio Yungay, Caleu, Canteros de Colina, El Colorado Ski Center, La Parva Ski Center, Valle Nevado Ski Center, Santa Lucia Hill, El Arrayan, Maipú Battle Historical field, Calan Hill Observatory, Metropolitan Park, Forestal Park, Caren Lagoon and Park, Los Dominicos Town, Mapocho River, Viña Cousiño Macul.

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