Cerro San Cristobal, Santiago

4.6
#1 of 323 in Parks in Chile
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Enjoy panoramic views of Santiago at Cerro San Cristobal. The hill rises 300 m (984 ft) above the city, and its slopes form the city's largest park. Wander the shady, green paths, take a stroll through the Japanese garden, see the animals in the zoo, or take a cooling dip in one of two municipal pools. At the summit look for a sanctuary dedicated to the Immaculate Conception, which includes an amphitheater for holding religious ceremonies and a 22 m (72 ft) statue of the Virgin Mary. Pickpockets and thieves sometimes operate in the park, especially during business hours when tourists make up the majority of visitors. Put Cerro San Cristobal into our Santiago vacation trip planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Santiago.
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  • I've been on Sunday morning, combining with teleferico ride. The Park was full, but not crowded, with many people enjoying outdoor activities, bikes or attending the mass in the Church at the top.
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  • I preferred to see the sunset from there than to spend horrors in sky costanera. The ride is very nice, I went up and down cable car funicular.
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  • beautiful place and great p pictures. Recommend going lighter days for having a vision nitida. incredible view and perfect photos!
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