Santiago

Visit the royal hill of Santa Lucia

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Santa Lucia hill is the smallest hill in Santiago Chile. It is situated between Santa Lucia Street in west, alameda Del libertador bernardo O’Higgins in south and Vitoria subercaseaux on the east. Santa Lucia has a height of 69 m and an altitude of 629 m over the surrounding area. It is named after adjacent metro station. The highest point of it is popular among the tourists visiting the city. There is 65,300 square metre park adorned with fountains, ornate facades and stairways. Precolonization inhabitants originally called it huelen. The actual is watered by the irrigation system. There is a monument which consists of carved with a paragraph. It is in the middle of the city. This location is not only for the rich vegetation and good weather but because it serve as a good hold to defend the city from the Indian attack. You can have a great view of the city especially after the rain. You can do your all favourite activities here and it is a very safe spot for the visitors. Tourists attract this place very much and you should also visit this place.

See also : Delve into the Chilean culture at Plaza de Armas

Address: Santa Lucia and Av. O'Higgins, Santiago, Chile

How to reach: The nearest metro station is Universidad Católica on the Line 1 of the Santiago metro service which is just an eight minutes’ walk from the hill.""

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