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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  • With the passage of years changed much, flanked by the municipality of Santiago, the cathedral, the portal Fernández concha, the giant statue to Pedro de Valdivia, the post office building, with its large palm trees is the neuralgic center of the city, around a countless shops and restaurants.
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  • For those who like to appreciate the architecture of old buildings and observe the history of cities it is essential to visit. It is surrounded by museums and the cathedral. And for those who like this type of photo: This is also where the sign is with the name of the city. "STGO"
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