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Things to do in Santiago

From classic must-see sights to insider hot spots and local haunts, there are countless things to do in Santiago. How do you decide? Start with our travel guide and get our favorite Santiago attractions and activities—shops, museums, parks, nightclubs, coffee shops, tours, and more.

Our international team of editors and writers handpick the best things to do in Santiago to help travelers discover authentic, local experiences. Whether a hidden boutique with handcrafted products, a popular local festival, a bakery with a cult following, or a picnic-worthy park, Travel + Leisure guides the way, providing information and inspiration. From beaches and bars to cultural attractions and up-and-coming neighborhoods, our list will help you make the most of your romantic getaway, family vacation, or trip with friends. Below find Travel + Leisure’s top picks for what to do in Santiago.

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  • Ají

    A collective of cutting-edge jewelers can be found across the foyer at Ají. More
  • Almaviva

  • Cascada Expediciones

  • Hall Central

    The store carries avant-garde clothing sold in the parlor of a 20th-century mansion. More
  • Kebo

    When fashion-savvy Santiagans want to buy locally, they head to Kebo, for Carla Godoy's flirty skirts and kimonos More
  • Makelawen

  • Museo de Artes Visuales

    Showcasing the work of more than 300 local artists, the Museo de Artes Visuales, or MAVI, serves as a center for Chilean contemporary art. More
  • Museo de la Moda

    Latin America's first fashion museum. The state-of-the-art facility, bankrolled by textile scion Jorge Yarur Bascuñán, features an 8,000-piece coll... More
  • Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes

    The 96-year-old Neoclassical palace houses 2,700 canvases by Chilean and global painters. More
  • Ona

    Ona is a gold mine for one-of-a-kind Chilean keepsakes such as ox-horn necklaces, alpaca scarves, and cacique ponchos. More
  • Parentesys

    The shop carries Juan José Soto's limited-edition men's wear (like silk-screened denims). More
  • Santa Rita

  • Saturday flea market on Plaza Mulato Gil

    You'll find an array of costume jewelry, books, and antiques. More
  • Tampu

    The Aymara, Mapuche, and Ona tribal cultures serve as inspiration for the modern clothing and jewelry at Tampu. More
  • Zapatera

    Javiera Munizaga's shoes (zebra-patterned flats, alligator stilettos) are favorites of the well-heeled. More

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