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There are many reasons to visit one of the most beautiful South America's cities - Santiago. First of all, because of the benefits presented by geographic region in which the city was founded led to the formation of one of the most beautiful urban landscapes in Latin America. Natural beauty is said to be a luxurious necessity. Enjoy the natural elevations and bodies of water near the city center are among the attractions of the metropolis. Moreover, the colonial past which crosses the sector resulted in the existence of a number of historic buildings and locations of a rich heritage. Take a look at natural and historical attractions.
If you find yourself down in the historical city center, discover the best of colonial era. La Square Plaza de Armas is one of the most beautiful in Santiago. Nothing encompasses the essence of Santiago like this square. Among the places to visit in Santiago de Chile, Plaza de Armas is the most historical significance. In its surroundings are situated the municipality, the historical museum, the Cathedral and the former palace of the royal audience. In addition, this square remains the unrivalled heart and soul of the capital, as a great part of social life is based there. The main roads that converge on the square are Cathedral, Monjitas, Merced and Paseo Ahumada. Free-style fusion of fountains, sculptures and palm trees is looking forward to your visit.
After discovering the colonial face of Santiago, do not forget to discover the modern one. The 1930s saw the beginning of a transformation of the city into a modern, industrialized one.Soon after Santiago is the industrial and financial centre of Chile. You will easily discover the dynamic day and night life happening all around the city. Shopping areas, pubs, restaurants, bars and commercial cities represent the quick development of this South America's city. Many multinational companies have chosen Santiago as the place for their headquarters in the region (Southern Cone), such as HP, Reuters, Procter & Gamble, Intel, Coca Cola, Unilever, Nestlé, Kodak, BHP Billiton, IBM, Motorola, Microsoft, Ford, Yahoo!, and many more.
Santiago has so many sights and activities worth seeing and can offer you wide range of activities. Chile's capital, spreads between the Andes and the coastal range, stretches between the Rio Mapocho and the Rio Maipo, and within these natural boundaries, offers a number of scenic, cultural and historical attractions easily seen in a few days. The city is known as a perfect location for indoors and outdoors activities. So walk around, climb the mountains, hit the shops, row the boats and dare to do everything you were dreaming about. Santiago definitely offers a rich tourist experience!
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