Delve into the Chilean culture at Plaza de Armas

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Plaza de Armas is the Santiago’s former city center which is counted as one of the most famous attractions of the city. The Plaza serves as the venue for many important events and the tourist can sense the historic importance of this plaza. The plaza offers great opportunities to photography buffs as well as general history buffs as the plaza houses the major attractions including Museo de Arte Sagrado, Museo Histórico Nacional, Museo Chileno De Arte Precolombino and many others. It also houses the Chess Club of Chile where one can challenge someone to a game. The square is the centerpiece of the initial layout of Santiago, which has a square grid pattern which is formally considered as an urban design.

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Address: Plaza de Armas, Santiago, Chile

How to reach: The nearest metro station is Plaza de Armas serving on the line 5 of Santiago metro service which is just a minutes’ walk away from the plaza."

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