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Cerro San Cristobal

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Address: Parque Metropolitano de Santiago, Santiago, Chile
Phone Number: +56 2 27301411
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Description: This 860 meter hill in the center of Santiago features a zoo and wine...
This 860 meter hill in the center of Santiago features a zoo and wine museum at the midway point and a gondola ride to the top, where a virgin mary statue overlooks the city.
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Spectacular view not to be missed. The ride up the funicular is excellent and fairly cheap. Highly recommend to anyone travelling to san tiago.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Spectacular view not to be missed. The ride up the funicular is excellent and fairly cheap. Highly recommend to anyone travelling to san tiago.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

It is a hill in northern Santiago, 10 minutes walking from Baquedano station and near Patio Belavista. The most common way to get to the top of the hill is by Funicular, a type of cable car that provides this service. At the foothills is the Chilean National Zoo, a good place to see some animals from the region. My... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

The choice to go with an older relative meant we chose the funicular over the full walk up - which was a massive wait on a summer Saturday, so try to avoid that if you can. If you're in South America on a long trip you'll be familiar with this kind of attraction in the major cities. It's pretty similar,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Was kind of dissappointed with the smoggy view but still good to step back and view Santiago. I didnt give it much time though and had to run out before trams closed

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

It's a nice walk up. The view of Santiago on the top is great. It was really crowded when we went up, but it was high season, so kinda logical.

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Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

The hill is a mixture of charming parks and winding roads, but it isn't uniformly well-kept and some easily accessible areas feel more like utility stations. But on the whole it's a family place

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

You can't go to Santiago without going up this hill. You have the most amazing view of the city! It's really something.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Two highlights of our visit to Cerro San Cristobal was the funicular up the hill, and the view of the snow capped Andes. The site itself is pretty average

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

This was great fun to hike to the top and have the challenge of dong that, and some physical activity during our trip. However, it's rather disappointing to see at the top and large and very tall communications antenna was installed directly behind the statue. Also, the grounds were not very well kept in the area directly surrounding the statue... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

The place is huge. It's a park filled with attractions. I'm not sure if it's possible to see everything in just one day. There's a zoo, botanical gardens, and much more. And there's also a funicular ride that is very cool. It's best to visit on weekdays because there is to much people on weekends and holidays. The park entrance... More 

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