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NICE OLD RAILWAY STATION AND ARCHITECTURE TO VISIT BUT TAKE CARE OF THE STARBUCKS CAFE THERE!

After work I like to visit the place an eat or drink something there. Is a good place to observe... read more

Reviewed November 17, 2017
Joaquin_Morales
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Santiago, Chile
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This place is absolutely full of life because of the stores, bus and train terminals. There is all... read more

Reviewed November 15, 2017
jlillot
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Santiago, Chile
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Nov 28, 2017
“Nice architecture … just a little mess around”
Nov 17, 2017
“NICE OLD RAILWAY STATION AND ARCHITECTURE TO VISIT BUT TAKE CARE OF THE STARBUCKS CAFE THERE!”
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Reviewed November 28, 2017

We got to the estacion central in order to get bus tickets to Valparaiso so we got to check the train station as well. The building has a nice architecture and we saw there are some places as Starbucks for a coffee, but since we...More

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Reviewed November 17, 2017

After work I like to visit the place an eat or drink something there. Is a good place to observe people and situations, but take care of the Starbucks café there. We were - with my business partner - victims of a very bad service...More

2  Thank Joaquin_Morales
Reviewed November 15, 2017

This place is absolutely full of life because of the stores, bus and train terminals. There is all kind of things at a good price, especially, in Meiggs and the Chinese stores. However, it could be very crowded and dangerous because of the thefts.

1  Thank jlillot
Reviewed September 14, 2017

main train station of Santiago (and possibly all Chile). However, as buses are main transport system of the country, there're not many train connections, therefore it's not busy as a train station. But, it's busy with lots of commercial activity as there're lots of shops...More

1  Thank EnginKaban
Reviewed January 4, 2017

Estación central can be consider the heart of the railway sistem in Chile. It is the main raylway station of the city to start with. Very interesting architecture desingned by a Eiffel follower architec and settled mid of the 1800 to be the main raylway...More

2  Thank Marceboom
Reviewed January 1, 2017

Its a railway station very nice. It's really crowded, there are lots of shops, mall, cinema, places to relax, places where kids can play, place to buy food. Also nearby there are touristic places like Planetario, The Artequin Museum, The Romualdito Museum, monuments, The Evangelical...More

1  Thank AritaySean
Reviewed November 10, 2016

Villa Francia is a part of the comuna Estacion Central in Santiago. Why is Villa Francia so important? because of it's history during the coup d'etat that happened in Chile the 11th of september of 1973. A lot of important people lived there, and there...More

2  Thank la3spindola
Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

This was by far a very average station. The building has really nothing special and have seen better aroubd the World. Average at best.

1  Thank SteveR426
Reviewed February 15, 2016

For french people, estacion central in Santiago is one of the numerous works of Eiffel(the one of Eiffel tower) in South America and notably Chili. The estacion is clean, large and luminous... The place in font of is a ptachwork of family, street vendors,... The...More

2  Thank Monpetit
Reviewed January 27, 2016

Nice train station. Old style very nice and right next to it there is Meiggs, where you can shop so cheap!

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