Barrio Patronato, Santiago

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Foodies and shopping fanatics flock to Barrio Patronato for an insightful glimpse into Santiago's diverse local scene. Known for its commercial trade, this barrio was founded by Arabs and over time has welcomed a smorgasbord of people from all sorts of cultural backgrounds. The result: a cosmopolitan makeup of Peruvians, Chinese, Indians, and Koreans among the local Chileans. Peruse stacks and stacks of clothing of all different colors and styles, which you can buy wholesale at very affordable prices. Sample some delicious Asian food as you explore. Using our online itinerary creator, Santiago attractions like Barrio Patronato can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Locals are well looked after but the same neighborhood is horrible! Sidewalks in bad condition, with poop, foul-smelling urine and flies. It is a disgusting! Some concerned locals baldean with chlorine the sidewalk but most believe that it is enough to have your local clean and Nice. We toured the entire sector and except a small shopping gallery check that environment is downright careless.
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  • Many shops, many cheap clothes of poor preparation. Employees are friendly and nothing cargosos, but must be much scrambling to find something interesting and of acceptable quality.
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  • A wonderful place to shop clothes and cheap jewelry as well as having some yummy mid-eastern and Asian food. Palestinian, Korean and Chinese communities are great influencers of this neighborhood full...  more »

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