SANTA LUCIA HILL
Know Santa Lucia HillIn 1872, Santa Lucia Hill was rebuilt to fix problems in its infrastructure caused by several earthquakes, according to the mandate of the Benjamin Vicuña Mackenna's government. However, the remodel of the Santa Lucia Hill finished after the Mackenna's Goverment, by the Villenueve architect, who went for a neoclasical style. The hill represents 19th centure life style. Today it holds many squares, interior roads, balconies, statues, fountains, paths and even a small church.
Attractions: Historical and architectural interest zone.
Location: Región Metropolitana
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 Dornida (Route 68)
You can access to the attraction by public transportation or Santa Lucia Metro Station (subway)
When to go: All year long.
Weather: 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.