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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  • This area apparently was one of the major trade hubs in Santiago... this is not a high end neighborhood, but it’s nice to walk around there.. lots of cheap cloths, not necessary to buy though .. you f...  more »
  • Much chaos. Good opportunities to the wholesale. But in cleaning, order and security, leave much to be desired. I went with high expectations. And at the end I got not much than I expected. Not be if it would return. Perhaps go with someone who knows the area is ideal. Since at least in my experience, not can enjoy much if you don't know where to go. It is like watching the same all the time.
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  • One of my favourite vegetarian restaurants in Santiago, Katako offers not only the best seitán and chorrillanas I've ever tried in a restaurant, but also the place is lovely, mainly made of wood, from...  more »

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