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Things to do in Providencia

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Shopping Centre
“The Costanera Center is a business and commercial complex that includes a six-floor shopping mall, the Gran Torre Santiago and three other skyscrapers – two high-end hotels and an office building. The complex is located in the commune of Providencia, Santiago, Chile, and is owned by the holding Cencosud. The tallest of the four buildings, the Torre Costanera, was designed by architect César Pelli and is 300 metres (980 ft) tall, making it the tallest building in Latin America and the second tallest in the Southern Hemisphere after Australia's Q1 on the Gold Coast at 322 metres (1,056 ft) tall. Of the two other buildings in the complex, one will be 170 metres (560 ft) high and the other only four stories”
  • 438 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Large park hiking trails also has panoramic views of the city and a cable car!”
  • 288 locals recommend
Food Court
“A nice place with great vibes. You can find lots of restaurants, bars to start out the night!”
  • 136 locals recommend
Snack Place
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“Full of restaurants and design shops. The trendiest neighborhood last years in Santiago”
  • 124 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Large restaurant complex in renovated urban space. Many good places to eat here.”
  • 91 locals recommend
Museum
“Near of Bllavista neirghborhood you have The Chascona House that is one of the various homes that the Pablo Neruda had in Chile. It´s near of the San Cristobal Hill, too.”
  • 102 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Best pizza and the most popular bar in the city! Always packed and has a cool vibe.”
  • 81 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“Spectacular panoramic views of uptown and downtown Santiago from cable car (Funicular) and from Aerial Tramway (Teleferico). Great views also from top of the hill where Virgen Inmaculada Concepcion Sanctuary is located. There is also "Vista Santiago" restaurant with great panoramic views. There are many other places to visit in this urban park that you may enjoy such as Japanese Garden, a small zoo and many green areas to rest. ”
  • 74 locals recommend
Art Museum
“This museum resume all life that the important chilean artist. There are a lot of activities that you can do here and the entrance is free.”
  • 50 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Typical and fun chilean bar-restaurant with very big drinks and nice food menu. I recommend you "Machas a la parmesana" . ”
  • 75 locals recommend
Museum
“Famous park with modern sculptures. Sometimes here you could find some music or food festivals. ”
  • 42 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Biggest shopping mall in South America. You'll find anything you need and it's a short taxi ride away.”
  • 62 locals recommend
Park
“This is where I normally go for runs and get together with my friends for picnics. It's a nice park with lots of activities along the way. There are some outdoor work out equipment that is free to use too! ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Bar
“Traditional Chilean dishes in a good atmosphere, very reasonable prices, big portions and fast service. This place is always busy, and you will see lots of locals eating here, which is always a good sign.”
  • 37 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“Observation deck atop 300m Costanera Center. Access through PB (Planta Baja - lower level) of Costanera Center shopping mall.”
  • 57 locals recommend
Plaza
“Plaza Baquedano, better known as Plaza Italia, is the traditional meeting place for celebrations and important social events of the city of Santiago. This ovoid space also plays a role because nerve in the vicinity converge three communes: Santiago, Recoleta and Providencia. For the commemoration, in 1910, the centenary of the Independence of Chile, the Government of Italy presented a statue of a winged angel and a lion. This work was installed in the adjoining square, so since it was called Plaza Italia. In 1927 the square was remodeled and was at the center the statue of General Baquedano officially taking the name of Plaza Baquedano. At the foot of the statue of General Baquedano is the tomb where the remains of the "Unknown Soldier of the Fatherland", which was found in a battlefield during the Pacific War.”
  • 31 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Seafood Restaurant
“Large restaurant complex in renovated urban space. Many good places to eat here.”
  • 91 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Best pizza and the most popular bar in the city! Always packed and has a cool vibe.”
  • 81 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Typical and fun chilean bar-restaurant with very big drinks and nice food menu. I recommend you "Machas a la parmesana" . ”
  • 75 locals recommend
Bar
“Traditional Chilean dishes in a good atmosphere, very reasonable prices, big portions and fast service. This place is always busy, and you will see lots of locals eating here, which is always a good sign.”
  • 37 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“Incredible French Cousin, one of my favorite places in Santiago to eat and drink wine. If you say please the cup is cheaper!”
  • 34 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Everything is great here. Traditional Spanish Pintxos and Tapas, great beers, wines and sangría.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Street full of nice restaurants and bars - on the more relaxed and orderly Providencia side of the Bellavista Neighborhood”
  • 13 locals recommend
Latin American Restaurant
“My favourite restaurant in Santiago! It's a travel through our ancestral food. ”
  • 17 locals recommend

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