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Cerro San Cristobal

Parque Metropolitano, Santiago, Chile
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Ranked #9 of 143 Attractions in Santiago
Type: Landmarks
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

We took the funicular up the mountain at a cost of 2000 CLP pp return. It's great fun on a clear day. Get in the bottom most carriage for the best views going both up and down. It's very steep and impressive. Unless you want to specifically go to the zoo (extra charge) do not get off at the mid... More

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Derry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

This monument has three entrances with various levels of gradient and distance to climb. Alternatively you can take a cable car up and down. Lovely walk and nice monument to the Virgin Mary. Various food and souvenir shops at the top. Really enjoyable experience if you like walking.

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Baden-Baden, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Quiet and nice area for a walk and pictures, great view and easy to wake around. Do it in the morning as it gets crowded in the afternoon.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

The funicular takes you up to the hill and the view of Santiago from up there is wonderful! Also, even if you are not catholic, is nice to visit the small church located up there and also the image of the Blessed Virgin Mary. And take sometime just to breath, calm down and be greateful for been alive.

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New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Some people told us the smog might effect how much you can see but the mountains are beautiful and the views of the city are excellent. Do the hike up its not hard and its worth the effort also try the Tea they serve at the top of the hill before you enter the site its like a sweet peach... More

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

We had an amazing day here. We took up the ferroquil (my first time ever), spend about an hour at the statue, the church above, the gardens and then hiked up towards the many satellite towers to get a better view. We spend about two hours up from the statue to a green space with lovely trees, sat and read... More

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

During holidays, always is good to take a day off, quiete, and the is the right place. Taking to funicular to the top is a very nice journey. If you want to hike, you better be in shape to do it. Excellent viewv from the city, and good place to breathe and think. Is quite economic, and file the day... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Nice view! The funicular ... the tramish vehicle used to get from the bottom of the Cerro to the top where the monument to San Cristobal is so steep that it adds a nice little thrill. I went up during a trip back in 2009. The view of Santiago below is nice as long as the air is not too... More

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Worth a trip to the top to catch a view of the city, used the funicular to get up and down, they said it was a long walk down so didn't chance it in the heat.

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Santiago, Chile
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

If visiting Santiago for just a day or two this is a must see. If you are looking to get in a workout, it's about an hour long hike up the hill from the bellavista entrance. If you just want the view, take the funicular up to the top. It's a great view of the city. The best time to... More

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