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Cerro Santa Lucía

Cerro Santa Lucía Review

The mazelike park of Santa Lucía is a hangout for park-bench smoochers and photo-snapping tourists. Walking uphill along the labyrinth of interconnected paths and plazas takes about 30 minutes, or you can take an elevator two blocks north of the park's main entrance (no fee). The crow's nest affords an excellent 360-degree view of the entire city; two stairways lead up from the Plaza Caupolicán esplanade; those on the south side are newer and less slippery. Be careful near dusk as the park, although patrolled, also attracts the occasional mugger.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Santa Lucía at La Alameda, La Alameda, Santiago
  • Phone: 2/664–4206
  • Hours: Nov.–Mar., daily 9–8; Apr.–Oct., daily 9–7
  • Subway: Santa Lucía
  • Location: La Alameda

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