Places To Visit in Chile

Here are the top 1 tourist places in Chile

1. Santiago

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Places to visit in Chile

The sprawling valley city of Santiago is Chile's capital and largest city, as well as the hub of economic and cultural activity in the country. Surrounded by the picturesque, snow-capped Andes, the cityscape is marvellous, combining the modern cosmopolitan skyscrapers with the historic buildings tha...

Best Time: November to April

FAQs on Chile

What is the currency of Chile?

Visa, MasterCard, and American Express are widely accepted throughout Chile. However, small businesses like hostels and low budget hotels might not accept them. Carrying small denominations is recommended as small shops don't have change. Paying a bill with US cash is sometimes acceptable, especially at tour agencies. Many top-end hotels publish rates in US dollars with a lower exchange rate than the daily one. However, a lot of places only accept pesos.

What is the history of Chile?

Chile was settled about 10,000 years ago by tribal people living in its valleys and its Pacific coast. Northern Chile was under Incan rule while Mapuche inhabited Central And Southern Chile until 1536. After that, the Spanish began to conquer Chile and Pedro de Valdivia founded the city of Santiago in 1941. In 1810, Chileans had fought the war of Reconquista against the Spanish. Chile declared its independence on February 12, 1818. Bernardo O' Higgins became the first leader of Independent Chile.

How is Chile divided into regions?

Chile can be divided into Northern Chile, Central Chile, Southern Chile, Extreme South Region, and Eastern Island. In Northern Chile, you will find the Atacama desert, archaeological ruins, and the Andean highlands. Central Chile is home to the main cities, famous vineyards and some of the best ski resorts.Southern Chile is the land of the Mapuches, lakes, rivers and Chilo island. The Souther region consists of The Western Patagonia, with its fjords, ice caps, lakes and forests. Eastern Island is an island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.
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