83. Santiago – World’s Most Incredible Cities

Discover why Santiago in Chile ranked #83 in our countdown of ‘100 Most Incredible Cities in the World’.


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Encircled by the snowy peaks of the Andes, Chile’s capital is a metropolitan gem and home to stunning Spanish colonial architecture centred on the famous Plaza de Armas.

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Come evening, Plaza Nunoa is the place to be.

This hip western corner moves at a more relaxed pace than the busy ’burbs of Bellavista and Providencia.

Among the many bars and restaurants, there’s Club De Jazz De Santiago for late night music and cocktails, and the hipsters have moved in with a growing number of micro-brewery pubs (try the craft cervezas at HBH); for a highly regarded Italian, head to Golfo di Napoli.


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