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Cerros de Santiago



Hills in Santiago

In Santiago, the Capital of Chile, there are many hills but the highest, more important and many times visited by chilean and foreigner tourists are the Santa Lucía Hill and the San Cristobal Hill.

Santa Lucía Hill is on Alameda Street just downtown. It is not too high, but it is beautiful not only for the vegetation with native trees but because of its architecture from the Colony.

San Cristobal Hill is higher and you can go up along a wide highway, by a funicular or by a telpher. Up at the top there is a statue of the Virgin which is visited by believers and tourist. There is also a very big zoo, a swimming pool and an enoteca.

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