Santiago - the capital of Chile
Santiago some Russian tourists comparedSochi native, because the capital of Chile, on the one hand, has an outlet to the ocean, on the other hand, is surrounded by mountains. Therefore, there can be one and the same day, enjoy the sun, sea bathing and downhill skiing.
In the rest of Santiago can not be compared with Sochinor any other capital of the world. Its main attractions - mountains, which can be seen everywhere, and which remain on the tourist photo. Before the greatness of their people feel small bug, but not the center of the universe, a small part of nature, and all-powerful ruler.
Santiago - all for the tourist
City ready to offer the visitor hotels of differentthe level and star. Individual hotels - masterpieces of architectural thought the twenty-first century, while others are located in cozy, with a peculiar aura of houses, dates back several centuries.
When choosing a place of residence tourist should takeinto account the location of the hotel on a city map and the distance from the center, the list of services and their cost. According to Santiago locals prefer to travel on a personal or public transport. Therefore, tourists should be prepared to travel, rather than walks.
The city's attractions
Description of the main historical and cultural monumentscan be found in any travel brochure or booklet. The main thing for the guest - define its interests and those where to go first. The greatest attention of travelers are monuments of Pedro de Valdivia, the legendary founder of the capital, and Jose Maria Caro, who became the first Chilean cardinal.
Another monument attracts the eyestravelers - a statue of the Virgin Mary. It is interesting to its location - the top of the mountain, a popular place for celebrations of indigenous people of Santiago. At an altitude of 800 meters above sea level is the National Park, where there is a botanical garden, and zoo. In addition to this natural beauty, the residents of the capital and offers restaurants, bars, and even swimming pools. To get here, you can use either car or funicular, on the last ascent assures an incredible feeling.