We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
All photos (11,636)
All photos (11,636)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“cable car”(339 reviews)
“virgin mary”(160 reviews)
About
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.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
As featured in 3 Days in Santiago
Contact
Pio Nono 450 | Parque Metropolitano de Santiago, Santiago 8320000, Chile
Improve This Listing
Ways to Experience San Cristobal Hill
from $38.00
More Info
from $24.50
More Info
from $48.00
More Info
from $35.00
More Info
Reviews (16,970)
Filter reviews
2,409 results
Traveler rating
1,272
908
193
20
16
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
Traveler rating
1,272
908
193
20
16
Show reviews that mention
All reviews cable car virgin mary mote con huesillos walk up funicular railway immaculate conception japanese garden great view of the city entire city pio nono great walk worth the trip sunny day andes mountains beautiful park empanadas chilli
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 2,409 reviews
Reviewed yesterday

This hill in the middle of the city is a remarkable place. First, the funicular ride up - from the Bella Vista end - should not be missed. Once you are up there, first things first - get a Mote Con Huesillos (A Wheat and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank SMChico2
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you are around it doesn’t look as much to do, but as you approach it, it really provides multiple options to walk, visit different sections and be able to appreciate very nice views of the city.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 80sebastianu
Reviewed 3 days ago

I went up via gondola and down by funicular. The site was well worth the visit. The scenery was beautiful.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Kenneth_C_Vancouver
Reviewed 5 days ago

There are many ways of reaching the top of this mountain. My husband and I crazily walked to the top and back down (I had a 30,000 step day). I’m not so sure I’d do that again, but I sure would go to the top....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Renee176
Reviewed 5 days ago

We did a couple of hours hike to the hill. It was a bit too hot and the tram was not operating on this day so we walked up to the hill. It was a pleasant experience if you have a spare 1/2 day in...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank NeliI12
Reviewed 6 days ago

This hill has amazing views. Also you can visit a chapel and take pictures from 360 degrees of Santiago. I recommend to go up by "funicular" that is a kind of small train which takes you up to the hill and go down by cable...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank 877biar
Reviewed 1 week ago

Take the cable car up San Cristobal Hill for very good views of Santiago City; though pollution may affect these. Lovely gardens around this area, and a not-very-good zoo is nearby. Good photo opportunities at the top.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank chiangmaicharlies
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Check the opening hours of the funicular before your visit because it's not running all the time. The zoo was closed during our visit so we didn't see that. You purchase tickets for the funicular at the entrance. There is an information desk before the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank JulieMSurrey
Reviewed 1 week ago

One o the highlights of a trip to Santiago. The cable car ride, both going up and coming down, provide a beautiful view of the city and the mountain range. At the top is a lovely park are with lovely 360 degree views.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank andrearL6086YL
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excelent place to ride bikes!! Safe, and with DH traks for free the streets are closed to vehicles, and only permited bikes and joging people. On the top of the hill there is a beatifull landscape view of Santiago and the andes mountains

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Cristobal G
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 215 nearby hotels
The Aubrey Boutique Hotel
935 reviews
.06 miles away
Tinto Boutique Hotel
292 reviews
.10 miles away
Monteverde
62 reviews
.11 miles away
Hotel Boutique Castillo Rojo
1,030 reviews
.14 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 5,583 nearby restaurants
040 Restaurante
485 reviews
.10 miles away
El Meson Nerudiano
480 reviews
.05 miles away
Eladio
287 reviews
.05 miles away
DOMINICA PIZZA
64 reviews
.03 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,454 nearby attractions
Casa Museo La Chascona
9,182 reviews
.13 miles away
Parque Metropolitano de Santiago - Parquemet
1,426 reviews
.00 miles away
Zoologico Nacional de Chile
1,686 reviews
.05 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
trayc2019
February 2, 2019|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
Response from Christopher Mar... W | Reviewed this property |
OK Tracy listen carefully and Learn! BEST VALUE! Purchase Turistic Hop-on-Hop Off Bus Ticket! Valid 2 Days.Adult $30 Chilean Pesos. This includes San Cristobel Hill Ascent Ariel Gondola and Descent Funicular (Valid... More
1
Vote
sightseeker29
August 30, 2018|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from mrexequiell | Reviewed this property |
If Winter at 6 PM, Summer, 8 PM
0
Votes
boocat149
December 30, 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from A6794FYvictorm | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there are two entrances close to the Sheraton Hotel one is 12 minutes (1 km) walking and the other is 26 minutes (2,2 km). if you need directions, just let me know.
1
Vote