Santiago de Chile

Santiago is the capital of Chile and large metropolis in Latin America. The city is located in the valley with the mountains around. Santiago has an important role in country economics, a lot of headquarters locate there. It is a political, cultural and financial centre of Chile.


Important Data of Santiago de Chile

Location 33° 27′ 0″ S, 70° 40′ 0″ W
Population 6,310,000 hab
Currency Chilean peso
Plug 220 V
Airport Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport (SCL)
Languages Spanish
Time zone UTC-4
VAT 19%
Area 641 km²

Tradeshows in Santiago

  • Expomin
  • Industrial fairs
  • Bienal in april
  • Expo Materia Prima Santiago de Chile
  • Leisure
  • Anual in november
  • Furnishings
  • Anual in may

Espacio Riesco

Espacio Riesco it's the most important Convention and exhibition center in Chile. It was built in the 2001 and has 160,000 square metres, which included Convention Center with the space of 10,000 square metres, Expocenter (12,000 square metres), Exhibition Hall with totally space 27,000 square metres and parking over for 2500 places. The largest international exhibitions of the country are holding here. Espacio Riesco is located on the North of Santiago and has good communication with public transport.

Important emergency numbers in Santiago
Where to buy a SIM card?

There are 4 main operators in Chile: Entel, Movistar, WOM and Claro.

The most popular are Movistar and Entel. Below the prices for each one:

Entel offers 1GB data + 100 minutes for 5,000 during 15 days

Movistar has 1GB and 160 mins for 2,000 during 7 days, or 3GB and 300 minutes for 5,000 during 15 days

Claro depends on the prepaid plan: Tarrifa 50 o Mulltimedia119+ and Tarifa Duplica.

And Wom offers for 2000 150 MB plus 20 minutes

All these SIM cards easy to buy at Santiago airport, phone kiosks or local stores and supermarkets.

el precio de
Metro Metro Ticket
720 CL
Food Food average
5000 CL
Ice cream Ice cream
525 CL
Taxi Taxi:
start 300+650 per 1 km
Coffee Coffe
1,745 CL
Water Water
402 CL
Bed Hotel Hotel
62.982 CL
Beer Beer
2000 CL


How to move from the airport to the city center?

Bus:6:00 to 11:30 PM 1500 one way and 2900 round trip

turBus:5:00 to 12:00am 1600 single ticket, round trip 2400

Turistik shuttle bus: 24 hours between the airport and over 100 local hotels, cost 7,000

taxi: around 14,000 CLP to 17,000

Moving around the city center

Metro 5 lines 6:30-22:00 sundays 8:30-22:30 single ticket 720

taxi 4500 CLP

Bus single ticket 720


what to eat

The list of essential restaurants in Barcelona is endless. We leave you 3 that we think are unmissable

Latin Grill


Chilean, seafood, South American

La Fabbrica

+56 2 2830 6208

Italian, Pizza

Carrer Nou

+56 2 2727 1161

Spanish, European


what to visit

Metropolitan Cathedral

This neoclassical cathedral was built in 1750 and this is a must-see site.


St. Christopher Hill

The best place for walking and enjoy the view, also there is a cable car.



This neighborhood has plenty of tiny streets, there are hiding smalls authentic cafes, shops and art galleries.


La Chascona

The former residence of Pablo Neruda. Named "La Chascona" — or the "Woman with the Tousled Hair"


The weather

Santiago has a cool semi-arid climate with warm dry summers since November to March with average temperature 28º, on the hottest days it is up to 35º, while winter is cool and humid, since June to August and an average temperature 10º.

The driest month is January because most of the precipitations in July, also July is the coldest month with average temperature 8º. The best time to travel to Santiago in November till March, when the weather is comfortable for long walks and exploring the city.

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