SOUTH AMERICA-PHOTOS / CHILE

SANTIAGO


Santiago is the capital city of Chile. Santiago was founded by Pedro de Valdivia the italy/spanish conquistador. He chose to located Santiago in the central valley just becouse its climate and vegetation. Santiago survive lots of floods and earthquakes theough history. In Santiago there is only a few historical buildings. Main sights are Municipal Theatre of Santiago, Palacio de la Moneda, Casa Colorado, church San Francisco, Contemporary Art Museum of Santiago, Biblioteca Nacional de Chile, former Congress building. Also you can enjoy in main parks such as San Christobal Hill with its Santiago Park Zoo, Forestal Park, Cerro Santa Lucia. Or you can enjoy in skiing in Ski centre El Colorado.

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