Plaza de Armas, Santiago

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The centerpiece of Santiago, Plaza de Armas continues to represent the pulse of the capital, full of lively locals and historic buildings. Once centered on the gallows, the square now prominently features a statue of Simon Bolivar. Stroll around the plaza to notice important landmarks like the Metropolitan Cathedral of Santiago, the central post office building, and the city government headquarters. Grab a drink at one of many cafes, watch the street life whiz by, or shop for jewelry and souvenirs in the nearby arcade. Put Plaza de Armas and other Santiago attractions into our Santiago trip itinerary maker website , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • We came with our Tour4Tips guide, it's an important point of the city. Next to the statue of the city's liberator is one of Santiago's finest restaurants, on the other side fast food. To see
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  • It could be said that the Plaza de Armas is the heart of this great city. It’s the first place I went after a long international flight. The activity and vibe in the Plaza gave me a second wind. Most ...  more »
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