Monday, May 27, 2024

Why Santiago should be on your travel bucket list in 2020

Many people are fond of traveling to different parts of the world. When they are deciding for a destination to explore them they usually search for the most beautiful places online and choose the best among them. If we talk about Santiago it is one of those cities that are a blend of modern and traditional setup. When we go to this city we feel an ancient vibe attached to it and exploring it can be an exciting ride. It is an adventurous city and you can enjoy the recreational spots along with the historical ones. Here are some of the reasons why Santiago should be on your travel bucket list this year.

Plaza de Armas

When you go to Santiago the first place you should visit is Plaza De Armas as it is the center and heart and soul of the city. There are plenty of monuments which have been built in the memory of the founder of this lovely city. You will be happy to explore the central locations as they boast of many historic buildings like Palacio de la Real Audiencia de Santiago and the Central Post Office Building.

Cerro San Cristóbal

Cerro San Cristobal is in the north side of Santiago and known to be one of the highest peaks in the area. You will witness the statue of Mother Mary which is built right in the middle of city. If you want to take a good view of the entire city stand here and it will be a delightful sight. There are zoos and swimming pools which are great attractions for your lovely kids.

Museo de la Memoria y de Los Derechos Humanos

The museum of memory and human rights is one place that is explored by all travelers. When you hang out in this spot you will get to know more about the history of this place. People who like historical places will love this area.

Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino

If you want to see the attractive museum which is named Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino you will be very excited. It is located in the main square of Santiago and there are many ancient items that you would love to check out.

La Chanscona House

If you love poetry then you must have loved the work of Pablo and you won’t be able to wait to visit his house. You can see the beautiful painting and photos of the poet as well. There are plenty of vineyards build up in the entire city and you can enjoy and taste various wines in one go.

Parque Forestal

If you are bored of visiting the historical places back to back then visiting Parque Forestal will be a good option. It’s a beautiful park where a lot of greenery is surrounding the entire area. You can relax and sit down with your family to enjoy a great meal together.

Los Domínicos and Santa Lucía markets

When you visit the markets of a certain city you get to know more about their lifestyle or the kind of things they like to purchase. When you are done exploring monuments and parks the next spot should be the markets of Santiago. There are plenty of market streets in the city and you will get to see the culture, tradition, and folklore more closely. You can bargain and get some of the popular products in the market. You can try out various cuisines but you will enjoy more if you are a seafood lover. No matter which restaurant you visit there are plenty of seafood dishes available on the menu.

Teodora Torrendo
Teodora Torrendo
Teodora Torrendo is an investigative journalist and is a correspondent for European Union. She is based in Zurich in Switzerland and her field of work include covering human rights violations which take place in the various countries in and outside Europe. She also reports about the political situation in European Union. She has worked with some reputed companies in Europe and is currently contributing to USA News as a freelance journalist. As someone who has a Masters’ degree in Human Rights she also delivers lectures on Intercultural Management to students of Human Rights. She is also an authority on the Arab world politics and their diversity.

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