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Paseo Ahumada, Santiago

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The pedestrianized street of Paseo Ahumada spans four city blocks and provides retail space for many shops along the lower levels. The street, however, is much more than a shopping haven--it bears an important historical significance as a main city thoroughfare. In 1647, a devastating earthquake drove many inhabitants out of Santiago, but one bold resident--after whom the street is named--was able to prevent mass exodus with the promise of a new main strip, complete with a coffee shop and public entertainment. The storefronts still bear historical architecture, and the lane often finds itself packed with visitors. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Santiago holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Paseo Ahumada and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Many of shop them who are in the shopping are in the paseo Ahumada, + different houses that sell multi-brand where you can find various offers. There are also many offers to eat. For the people of CABA van to see that is very similar to the street Florida's downtown.
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  • All the times that I can I try not to miss this tour, with many shopping and gastronomic offer. Much less lively on weekends, I prefer on day of week with all its movement.
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  • One pedestrian, without great attractions (at least during the week). Many people, many shops, but prefer to go to a shopping to do shopping.
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