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  2. 2. Santiago© 2008 Stig Albeck & Ventus Publishing ApSTranslation: Maria LundbergAll rights and copyright relating to the content of thisbook are the property of Ventus Publishing ApS, and/or itssuppliers. Content from ths book, may not be reproducedin any shape or form without prior written permission fromVentus Publishing ApS.Quoting this book is allowed when clear references are made,in relation to reviews are allowed.ISBN 978-87-7061-264-71st editionPictures and illustrations in this book are reproduced accordingto agreement with the following copyright ownersGorm Albeck & Stig Albeck.The stated prices and opening hours are indicative and mayhave be subject to change after this book was published. Download free ebooks at bookboon.com
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  4. 4. Santiago A visit to SantiagoA visit to Santiagowww.ciudad.clwww.sernatur.clThe Chilean capital, Santiago, is a meeting place As the Andes constitute the east, the Pacificbetween cultures and nature. Here you find both Ocean makes up the west, and when visitingnew and old things, which have been influenced by Santiago, you should take time to visit the old andboth the Spanish and the Indian culture, and the very evocative port, Valparaíso, where thearchitecture has a wonderful southern charm. unsteady lifts bring people up and down the mountain slopes of the city. Close to this, theDespite the size of the city, you are never far from fashionable beach town, Viña del Mar, is situated.nature in Santiago. In the city itself, you find large With its exclusiveness, it adds another dimensionparks and several ridges from where you have to the diversity of the surroundings of Santiago.beautiful views over Santiago and its surroundings.Between some of the hills, you can even take funiculars. Have a nice trip!As a great scene, the tall and omnipresent Andes inChile make up the eastern horizon. The snow is clearlyvisible on top of the mountains, and it gives a specialcontrast in the pleasant Chilean summer heat, whichyou can enjoy in for example one of the many nicerestaurants in the city. Download free ebooks at bookboon.com 5
  5. 5. Santiago Historical outline made the capital of Chile, and Bernardo O’HigginsHistorical outline became the first president of the country. During Chile’s fight for independence in theThe Santiago area was inhabited by the local Indian period between 1810 and 1818, the city was onlytribes for several thousands of years before the first moderately damaged, among other things inEuropeans arrived. connection with the Battle of Maipú south-west of the city.Santiago was founded in 1541 by Pedro de Valdiviaat the Santa Lucia Hill close to the present centre Through the 19th century, the growth in theof the city. The city’s full name was Santiago de population of Santiago began. When the countryNueva Extremadura, and it was the farthest became independent less than 30 000 people livedoutpost in the Spanish colonial empire. here, and only a few decades later, there were more than 100 000 inhabitants. Some large andThe city grew slowly, and the Indian tribe, beautiful buildings from the Spanish period werePicunche, helped the Spanish colonialists erecting placed here, among others the Palacaio de labuildings in the area south of the Mapocho River, Moneda as well as a number of churches andwhich was drained and laid out as Alameda. monasteries, and more buildings and parks wereAlameda was later renamed Avenida Libertador now established. The Quinta Normal Park wasBernardo O’Higgins. At the end of the 17th laid out as a recreational area, and 15 years later,century, about 200 houses constituted Santiago, the Teatro Municipal was built as the new culturalwhich had 700 Spanish citizens as well as quite a centre of the city. At this time, bridges across thefew Indian workers. Mapocho River were constructed, which permitted a large city development in new areasHowever, a peaceful coexistence with all Indians close to the historical centre. Santiago was alsowas not permanent for the Spanish settlers, who connected to the Pacific Ocean via the railway lineprimarily came from Andalusia. The conflicts with to Valparaíso.the local tribes lasted until sometime in the 19thcentury. From 1879 to 1883, Chile made war on Bolivia and Peru concerning territorial rights for theDuring the Spanish rule, the central and northern northern part of the present Chile, which is rich inparts of Chile were controlled from Peru, but as the raw materials. The Chilean troops conquered, andtotal population of the long country increased, the the formal integration of the areas created anopposition against the colonial power also increased prosperity in Chile. This made itincreased. In 1810 Chile was declared an possible to invest in buildings appropriate for aindependent nation, but after a time with several capital, and for the centenary of the country’sclashes and changing political systems, Chile independence, the Art Museum and the Nationalbecame once again Spanish in 1814. However, the Library were built.struggle to obtain independence continued, and theentire Argentine and Chilean troops led by The centre of Santiago around the historicalBernando O’Higgens and José de San Martin went Palacio de la Moneda was extended to a modernon horseback over the Andes from Argentina. large city with help from an ambitious city plan,They arrived and defeated the Spanish military which was started in the 1930’es. At this time, theforces, so that the country was once again area became more densely built-up with tallerindependent in 1818. The same year Santiago was buildings, and a good deal of new institutions was Download free ebooks at bookboon.com 6
  6. 6. Santiago Historical outline established within the cultural and financial world. In the 1970’es and the 1980’es there was economic At the same time, the population of the city really growth in Chile, and in Santiago many large began to increase because of an increase in the buildings and constructions were built, which gave immigration from the northern and southern parts the city a new boost. At the same time, a number of Chile. of challenges (for example traffic) occurred in the city, which had nearly five million inhabitants. Through the 20th century, there was democracy in Chile for long periods of time. In 1973 there was a As a visitor today, you can see a modern city military assumption of power led by Augusto where the many projects, which have been made Pinochet. In connection to the change of system, in the last decades, are clearly visible. A modern there were frenzied battles around the Government metro with several lines has been established, and Palace, Palacio de la Moneda, which was subject to modern districts, high-rise blocks, hotels, and an air bombardment. It was also in this building and shopping centres have been built in various places on this occasion that the Marxist president Salvador in consideration of the city’s historical buildings Allende, who was elected in 1970, shot himself. and districts from previous centuries. The next step for top-performing graduatesPlease click the advert Masters in Management Designed for high-achieving graduates across all disciplines, London Business School’s Masters in Management provides specific and tangible foundations for a successful career in business. This 12-month, full-time programme is a business qualification with impact. In 2010, our MiM employment rate was 95% within 3 months of graduation*; the majority of graduates choosing to work in consulting or financial services. As well as a renowned qualification from a world-class business school, you also gain access to the School’s network of more than 34,000 global alumni – a community that offers support and opportunities throughout your career. For more information visit www.london.edu/mm, email mim@london.edu or give us a call on +44 (0)20 7000 7573. * Figures taken from London Business School’s Masters in Management 2010 employment report Download free ebooks at bookboon.com 7
  7. 7. Santiago Tour 1: Santiago 2. Cathedral of Santiago/CatedralTour 1: Santiago Metropolitana1. Plaza de Armas Plaza de Armas Metro: Plaza de Armas The impressive Cathedral of Santiago, CatedralPlaza de Armas Metropolitana, is the fifth cathedral built in thisMetro: Plaza de Armas place. The first one was burnt by locale IndiansSince the Spanish period of Santiago, the square shortly after it was built, and the other three werePlaza de Armas has been the centre of the city, and destroyed in earthquakes.here you can see the highlights of the Spanishbuildings in the city. The cathedral was built in 1745 by the Italian Architect Joaquín Toesca, and the style is BaroqueThere is always a good atmosphere on the square, with classic features. The towers were built at thewhere the street life flourishes among artists, chess end of the 19th century. The interior is worthplayers, and different cultural activities, which take seeing among other things because of its beautifulplace here. Therefore, if you have the time, it is an altar.attraction in itself just sitting on a bench andenjoying life. Download free ebooks at bookboon.com 8
  8. 8. Santiago Tour 1: Santiago2a. Museum of Religious Art/Museo de Arte Plaza de ArmasSagrado www.dibam.cl/museo_historiconacional.htm Metro: Plaza de Armas In the beautiful palace, Palacio de la Real Audiencia, from 1807, you find the Historical Museum of Chile. Originally, the palace was built for the public administration of the city. The collection of the museum describes the different epochs of the country’s history; the culture of the Aboriginal population of Chile, the Colonial Period under Spain, the country’s independence process and the modern Chilean society.At this museum, which is situated in connection tothe cathedral, you can see historical religious art, 4. Central Post Office/Correo Centralsuch as the silver works, paintings and sculptures ofthe Jesuits.3. Historical Museum/Museo HístóricoNacional Plaza de Armas Metro: Plaza de Armas One of the most elegant buildings on the square, Plaza de Armas, is the palace from the 19th century, which was converted into the central post office only few years after it was built. The palace is still a post office, and here you can also find a small postal museum, Museo Postal. Download free ebooks at bookboon.com 9
  9. 9. Santiago Tour 1: Santiago 5. City Museum/Museo de Santiago The church’s art collection makes a visit here extra Casa Colorada special. Among other things, you find a collection from the Easter Island, which contains several Merced 860 Moai wood statutes. Among the other art objects, www.munistgo.cl/colorada/p1.htm you find a number of figures of Christ. Metro: Plaza de Armas The Casa Colorada is the best preserved building from 7. Archaeological Museum/Museo the country’s Colonial Period. The building was built Arqueológico between 1769 and 1779 as a residence for the first president of the country, Mateo de Toro y Zambrano. José Victorino Lastarria 307 www.mavi.cl/arqueologico Today the Casa Colorada houses the Santiago City Metro: Universidad Católica Museum. The museum mainly describes the At the Santiago Archaeological Museum, you can development of the city until the 19th century. see a large collection of effects, which describe the history of the country. There are findings from 6. Merced Basilica/Basilica de la areas all over the country, and they give a fine Merced impression of the former times of the lengthy country. Calle Merced/Calle Mac-Iver Metro: Plaza de Armas The Merced Basilica was built in 1735, and it is a fine building in new Renaissance style. Inside you can see the gallery, which is in German Baroque style. Excellent Economics and Business programmes at: “The perfect startPlease click the advert of a successful, international career.” CLICK HERE to discover why both socially and academically the University of Groningen is one of the best places for a student to be www.rug.nl/feb/education Download free ebooks at bookboon.com 10
  10. 10. Santiago Tour 1: Santiago8. Forestal Park/Parque Forestal Among other things, the museum contains a collection of sculptures and a number of works by Chilean artists, e.g. Mulato Gil and Roberto Matta. 10. San Cristóbal Hill/Cerro San CristóbalAlong Ismael Valdés VergaraMetro: Bellas Artes/Puente Cal y CantoAlong the southern side of the Mapocho Riverbetween the Plaza Italia and the Mapocho Station,the green space, the Forestal Park, is situated.Several museums are situated here, and you can see Cerro San Cristóbalvarious sculptures or just enjoy the walk along the Metro: Baquedano, funiculare til toppen frariver. enden af Pio Nono The San Cristóbal Hill is the highest point of the9. Art Museum/Museo Nacionale de city, and it is 860 metres high. Of course, there is aBella Artes good view from here at the Terraza Bellavista, where you at the top can see the 22 metres tall statue of the Virgin Mary. Pope John Paul II celebrated Mass here in 1987. The area at the foot, at the beginning of the funicular, has a very nice atmosphere with a number of good restaurants and shops. From the top, you can take an amazing trip with the funicular, a teleférico, from hill to hill, through the air and the tree crowns high above Santiago.Parque Forestalwww.mnba.clMetro: Bellas ArtesThe National Art Museum of Chile, MuseoNacionale de Bella Artes, was founded and built in1910 on occasion of the centenary of the country’sindependence. Download free ebooks at bookboon.com 11
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  12. 12. Santiago Tour 2: Santiago 13. San Francisco Church andTour 2: Santiago Convent /Iglesia y Convento San Francisco11. Santa Lucía Hill/Cerro Santa LucíaCerro Santa LucíaMetro: Santa LucíaThe hill Cerro Santa Lucía is historical to Santiagobecause Pedro de Valdivia is thought to havefounded the city at exactly this place in 1541. Fromthe top, there is a very fine view over the city.12. National Library/Biblioteca Calle Londres 4/AlamedaNacional www.museosanfrancisco.clAvenida Libertador Bernardo O´Higgens 651 Metro: Santa Luciawww.dibam.cl/biblioteca_nacional The San Francisco Church is the oldest building inMetro: Santa Lucia Santiago, built in 1628. The Virgin Figure at theThe National Library of Chile, Biblioteca Nacional, altar was brought to Chile by Pedro de Valdavia.is established in the impressive building in Frenchnew classic style from 1924. At the library, you can The Museum of Art from the Colonial Period,see a fine collection of books, maps and documents, which has been established in the conventwhich date back to approximately 1500. buildings at the place, is also interesting. You also find a small garden, which is a nice green area inArchitectonically, the José Medina Room is among the middle of the large city.the most interesting rooms. Download free ebooks at bookboon.com 13
  13. 13. Santiago Tour 2: Santiago 14. City Theatre/Teatro Municipal Agustinas 794 Metro: Santa Lucia Santiago’s theatre building from 1857 is the leading theatre in the country for ballet, opera and different kinds of concerts. The building is built in French new classic style. The square in front of the theatre is beautifully laid out, and opposite you can see the palace, Palacio Subercaseaux, from 1903. Need help with your dissertation?Please click the advert Get in-depth feedback & advice from experts in your topic area. Find out what you can do to improve the quality of your dissertation! Get Help Now Go to www.helpmyassignment.co.uk for more info Download free ebooks at bookboon.com 14
  14. 14. Santiago Tour 2: Santiago15. Avenida Libertador Bernardo 16. Dieciocho Street/Calle DieciochoO’Higgins Calle Dieciochi Metro: Toesca A trip down the street Calle Dieciocho is a visit to Santiagos past. In the decades around the year 1900, this was where the wealthy families of Santiago built their palaces. Today it is not one or a few individual buildings that are the attraction of the street, but the atmosphere and the general impression of the area. 17. Cousiño Palace/Palacio Cousiño Calle Dieciocho 438 www.palaciocousino.cl Metro: Toesca Formerly, the Cousiño Palace was the residence of one of Chile’s most successful, wealthy and enterprising dynasties, the Goyenechea-Cousiño family. Among other things, the family had interests in wine production, coal and copper mining, horse breeding and construction of railways. The extravagant palace was finished in 1878, and right from the start it impressed the inhabitants ofAvenida Libertador Bernardo O´Higgins the city. Only the best materials were used, andMetro: The stations between Estación Central there were outstanding parquet flooring,and Santa Lucia Bohemian crystal chandeliers, hand-painted ItalianThe boulevard Avenida Libertador Bernardo ceramics and faiences, as well as a lot of otherO´Higgins is the central thoroughfare of Santiago. effects, which had primarily been imported byThe traffic is hectic, and you sense a good city boat from Europe.atmosphere when walking down the boulevard,which has small and cosy parks. On the central part, The Palacio Cousiño has been made into ayou can see a copy of a statue from the Easter museum, and besides the beautiful palace you alsoIsland. get a good impression of fine Europan art wares from the 19th century. Download free ebooks at bookboon.com 15
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  16. 16. Santiago Tour 3: Santiago 19. Mint of Santiago/Tour 3: Santiago Palacio de la Moneda18. Stock Exchange/Bolsa de Comercio Plaza de la Constitución Metro: Moneda Palacio de la Moneda was built in 1799 as one of the last buildings during the country’s Spanish period. Originally, it was the mint of the country, and today it is the seat of the Chilean government and is therefore also called Palacio de Gobierno, which means the Government Palace. It was in the Palacio Moneda that president Salvador Allende shot himself in 1973 in connection with Augusto Pinochet assumingCalle la Bolsa 64 control of the country. In front of the Palacio deMetro: Universidad de Chile la Moneda, you can see the soldiers’ changing ofThe Santiago Stock Exchange, Bolsa de Comercio, the guard.was built in 1917. In the architectonically excitingbuilding, you can experience the spiritedatmosphere during the hectic trades, which arenormal at stock exchanges all over the world. Download free ebooks at bookboon.com 17
  17. 17. Santiago Tour 3: Santiago 20. Museum of Pre-Columbian Art/ 21. Court Building/Palacio de los Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino Tribunales Calle Bandera 361 www.precolombino.cl Metro: Plaza de Armas The Santiago Museum of Pre-Columbian Art belongs to the finest of its kind in the world. It has been established in the old customs house from the colonial time, Palacio de la Real Aduana, which is a sight in itself. The exhibition of the museum describes the period of time before the Spanish colonisation, and you find many effects in wood, ceramics, metals as well as textiles. A visit here gives you a good impression of the large cultures of the continent such as the Mayas and the Aztecs. © UBS 2010. All rights reserved. You’re full of energy and ideas. And that’s just what we are looking for.Please click the advert Looking for a career where your ideas could really make a difference? UBS’s Graduate Programme and internships are a chance for you to experience for yourself what it’s like to be part of a global team that rewards your input and believes in succeeding together. Wherever you are in your academic career, make your future a part of ours by visiting www.ubs.com/graduates. www.ubs.com/graduates Download free ebooks at bookboon.com 18
  18. 18. Santiago Tour 3: SantiagoCalle Bandera 362-385 23. Central Market Place/Metro: Plaza de Armas Mercado CentralThe Palacio de los Tribunales is the most importantcourts in Chile, and here you find among others theSupreme Court and the Military Court of thecountry. The building was also scene for theestablishment of the first National Assembly of thecountry.You do not rediscover the strict exterior Frenchnew classic style on the interior. However, you dofind a number of beautiful rooms and corridors.22. Former Congress Building/Ex Congreso Nacional Ismael Valdés Vergara/21 de Mayo Metro: Puente Cal y Canto The Central Market Place of Santiago was established in 1872, and today it is a both chaotic and impressive place of trading and meeting for the inhabitants of the city. Things are always vivid here, and a visit to this place gives you the possibility of getting close to the Chilean people, for example in one of the restaurants. You can also experience Chilean guitar-playing at the market place. From the many well-filled stalls with fruits, vegetables,Calle Catedral 1158 sea food and lots more, you get an impression ofMetro: Plaza de Armas Chile’s status as large exporter of foods.The Former Congress Building of Chile is animpressive building, which is built in French new The market building is a construction that wasclassic style with Corinthian columns in 1901. The produced in England and then sailed to Chile forCongress held its meetings here until 1972, but the final building.because the country’s Congress now has its seat inValparaíso, the building is not used for its original 24. Mapocho Station/purpose. Today the Chilean Ministry of Foreign Estación MapochoAffairs is placed here.In the garden of the Former Congress Building,you can see a statue of the Virgin Mary. It was putup in memory of the approximately 2 000 people,who died here in connection with the fire in theformer Compañia de Jesus Church. Download free ebooks at bookboon.com 19
  19. 19. Santiago Tour 3: SantiagoPlaza de la Cultura It has now been converted into a cultural centre,www.estacionmapocho.cl where artistic and cultural activities, exhibitions,Metro: Puente Cal y Canto concerts etc. are arranged on a regular basis. ForThe old Mapocho Station of Santiago was built in those interested in architecture, the roof1912 as the point of departure for the railway to construction is especially admirable.Valparaiso. In 1976 the station closed for itsoriginal railway operations, and was deserted forthe following 15 years. Download free ebooks at bookboon.com 20
  20. 20. Santiago Day Tours from Santiago Day Tours from Santiago 25. Valparaíso 120 km NW www.municipalidaddeValparaíso.cl With bus from Terminal Alameda in Santiago Valparaíso is one of the most important ports of Chile, and one of the most charming cities altogether. The city was founded as Spanish port in 1536. 360° The beautiful position of Valparaíso at the coast of the . Pacific Ocean has also lead to important tourism, and furthermore, the city has been the domicile for the thinking National Congress of Chile since 1973. 360° thinking . 360° . Please click the advert thinking Discover the truth at www.deloitte.ca/careers D © Deloitte & Touche LLP and affiliated entities. Discover the truth at www.deloitte.ca/careers © Deloitte & Touche LLP and affiliated entities. Download free ebooks at bookboon.com 21© Deloitte & Touche LLP and affiliated entities. Discover the truth at www.deloitte.ca/careers © Deloitte & Touche LLP and affiliated entities.
  21. 21. Santiago Day Tours from Santiago25a. Historical Centre The historical part of Valparaíso by the sea is surrounded by ridges. During the growth of the city, the unique and charming lifts were put up all over the city and are like no other lifts in the world. The lifts are funiculars, but the old rustic cars running on steel constructions make them special. One of the most recommendable trips with the lifts is the trip with the Ascensor Artillería, which was built in 1893 and runs from Plaza Wheelwright to Paseo 21 de Mayo. At the top, you find the most famous view of the city and theTo the east lie the large squares Plaza de la Victoria well-known Café Mirador. Here you can also visitand Plaza Simon Bolivar. Besides the lovely the Maritime Museum, Museo Naval y Maritimo.atmosphere and the beautiful parks, you can see the The Ascensor Concepción, which runs to CerroCathedral of Valparaíso, Iglesia Catedral. If you Concepción, is the oldest of the lifts of Valparaíso.walk west of the wide boulevard, Avenida Brasil, It was opened in 1883, where it ran on water.you get to the monument of the Briton Lord The Ascensor Cordillera, which departs from aThomas Cochrane, who was the leader of the small alley in Calle Serrano, goes to Plaza E.Chilean Navy from 1817 to 1822. Further to the Ramirez. Here you can get a fine impression of thenorth-west, the city’s beautiful centre from the 19th construction of the lift and you can also visit acentury, Plaza Sotomayor, is situated. In the museum, Museo Lord Cochrane. The course ofsurrounding streets, you find many of the historical the lift is very steep, and it opened in 1887.buildings of the city. From here, you can walk up From Paseo Yugoslavo you can take the Ascensorthe hill, Cerro Concepción, where several historical El Peral from 1902 to Cerro Alegre. Here lies thechurches are situated. On the way up there, you beautifully renovated palace, Palacio Baburizza,pass Plaza Justicia, where the court building of the which is now used as an art museum.city, Palacio de Justicia, is situated. 26. Viña del MarTo the north, the old part of the city ends withPlaza Wheelwright, where you can see the beautifulCustoms House of the city, Edificio de la Aduana,which was built in 1854.25b. Lifts of Valparaíso/Ascencores 110 km NW www.vinadelmar.cl www.casino.cl/casino With bus from Terminal Alameda in Santiago Download free ebooks at bookboon.com 22
  22. 22. Santiago Day Tours from Santiago Viña del Mar is the fourth largest city of Chile, and 26b. Museo Palacio Rioja at the same time it is the largest holiday area along Calle Quillota 214 the coast. It is a very green city, and it is also called Among the many beautiful palaces of Viña del the Garden City, la Ciudad Jardín, by the locals. Mar in Victorian style among others, the Palacio Here you find many fashionable buildings and of Rioja has opened as a museum. It was built by the course also long, lovely beaches, such as the Reñaca Spanish Banker Fernando Rioja in 1906. A visit to area, just north of the centre. this beautifully made building gives you a good impression of the life of the prosperous people in Viña del Mar is also known as a gambling city, and the beginning of the 20th century. here at Plaza Colombia, the elegant Casino de Viña del Mar, which was built as the most grandiose Other beautiful palaces are the Palacio Carrasco building in 1930, is situated. (Avenida Libertad 250) and the Palacio Vergara in the Quinta Vergara Park. This park also has an art 26a. Archaeological Museum/Museo de museum, and the annual song festival of the city is Arqueologia e Historia Francisco Fonck held here. The Castillo Wulff, which is built by the Avenida 4 Norte 784 coast, is also an interesting sight. This museum is known for its fine collection of effects from the Easter Island. The highlight of the more than 1 000 effects is one of the original Moai statues from the island, which is here to be seen outside its natural surroundings on the Easter Island.Please click the advert Find your next education here! Click here bookboon.com/blog/subsites/stafford Download free ebooks at bookboon.com 23
  23. 23. Santiago Day Tours from Santiago27. Valle Nevado The mountain range is worth visiting both in the summer and in the winter. Only 70 km from Santiago, the large ski resort, Valle Nevado, is situated. The resort is one of the most modern resorts in Chile, and here you find many and varied tracks. Valle Nevado is situated at the foot of El Plomo Mountain. 28. Vineyards Chilean wine is tasty and comes from many different vineyards in the long country. From Santiago, you can either on your own or on arranged trips become acquainted with some of70 km E the vineyards.www.vallenevado.comAs a great scene, the tall and omnipresent Andes in 28a. Viña Santa RitaChile constitute the horizon east of Santiago. The www.santarita.commountain range masterfully rises up against the Already around the year 1550, vineyards were laidpeak, Aconcagua, which is situated east of Santiago out in Chile, and thereby the country is the oldestin Argentina on the way to Mendoza. With its 6 wine producing country of the American960 metres, Aconcagua is the tallest mountain in continents. In 1880, the vineyard Viña Santa Ritathe world outside of Himalaya, and you can view was established by importing French vines.the peak from the main road, for example on a bustrip to Mendoza, which is highly recommended if At Viña Santa Rita you can both get a tour of theyou wish to cross the Andes. On the trip, you will wine production from the vineyards to theexperience the steep ascent from the Chilean side maturing, as well as see the beautiful, old buildingstowards the frontier pass, and after that, you slowly of the vineyard, and the large park, which was laiddescent to the Argentine plain. On the way, you out by the Frenchman Guillermo Renner in 1882.can see stretches from the former railway in theAndes. Another exciting place is the beautifully situated Valle del Maipo, which is also among the leading wine producers of Chile. Download free ebooks at bookboon.com 24
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  25. 25. Santiago Children / Shopping / Public transportationWith children in Santiago Alto Las Condes (Avenida Kennedy 9001)Railway Museum/Museo Ferroviario Apumanque (Avenida Apoquindo)(Parque Quinta Normal):www.corpdicyt.cl/homeferroviario.htm Mall del Centro (Puente 689)Museum of Natural History/Museo de Historia Mall Panorámico (Avenida 11 Septiembra 2155)Natural (Parque Quinta Normal):www.mnhn.cl Parque Arauco (Avenida Kennedy 5413)Museum of Technology and Science/Museo Nacional de la Cienca y Technología Public transportation in(Parque Quinta Normal, Matucana 520):www.corpdicyt.cl/resenamucytec.htm Santiago Santiago Metro:Teleférico (from Cerro San Cristóbal or Avenida www.metrosantiago.clPedro de Valdivia):www.funicular.cl Santiago Airport: www.aeropuertosantiago.clZoo/Jardín Zoológico Nacional de Chile(Pio Nono 450, Cerro San Cristóbal): Railways of Chile:www.parquemetropolitano.cl www.efe.clShopping in SantiagoAvenida Providencia, Avenida Alonso,La Nueva Costanera Download free ebooks at bookboon.com 26
  26. 26. Santiago Metro MapMetro Map Download free ebooks at bookboon.com 27
  27. 27. Santiago Facts about Chile Facts about Chile Political Official name República de Chile Capital Santiago Government Republic Head of state President Michelle Bachelet Jeria National day September 18 Independence achieved February 12 1818 from Spain Primary religion Christianity Language Spanish Area 756 096 km² Population (2002) 15 116 000 Download free ebooks at bookboon.com 28
  28. 28. Santiago Facts about Chile Borders on North Peru, Bolivia South The Pacific Ocean East Bolivia, Argentina West The Pacific Ocean Highest mountains Ojos del Salado 6 908 metres Bonete 6 872 metres Tupungato 6 800 metres Mercedario 6 770 metres Llullaillaco 6 723 metres Incahuasi 6 620 metres El Muerto 6 542 metres Toro 6 380 metres Tres Cruces 6 356 metres Parinacota 6 330 metres your chance to change the worldPlease click the advert Here at Ericsson we have a deep rooted belief that the innovations we make on a daily basis can have a profound effect on making the world a better place for people, business and society. Join us. In Germany we are especially looking for graduates as Integration Engineers for • Radio Access and IP Networks • IMS and IPTV We are looking forward to getting your application! To apply and for all current job openings please visit our web page: www.ericsson.com/careers Download free ebooks at bookboon.com 29
  29. 29. Santiago Facts about Chile Largest islands Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego* 47 992 km² Isla de Chiloé 8 394 km² Isla Wellington 5 556 km² Isla Riesco 5 110 km² Isla Hoste 4 117 km² Isla Santa Inés 3 645 km² Isla Navarino 2 473 km² Isla Magdalena 2 025 km² Isla Desolación 1 352 km² Isla Dawson 1 290 km² * is only partially situated in Chile Largest lakes Lago General Carrera* 1 850 km² Lago San Martin* 1 058 km² Lago Llanquihue 860 km² Lago Fagnano* 645 km² Lago Ranco 442 km² Lago Rupanco 230 km² Lago Villarrica 176 km² Lago Todos los Santos 175 km² Lago Puyehue 157 km² Lago Calafquén 120 km² *is partially situated in Argentina Download free ebooks at bookboon.com 30
  30. 30. Santiago Facts about Chile Longest rivers Río Loa 440 km Río Bíobío 380 km Río Maipo 250 km Río Cachapoal 250 km Río Maule 240 km Río Lauca 225 km Río Cautín 174 km Río Baker 170 km Río Tinguiririca 167 km Río Copiacó 162 km Largest cities (2002) Santiago 4 656 690 Puente Alto 492 603 Viña del Mar 286 931 Antofagasta 285 255 Valparaíso 263 499 San Bernardo 237 708 Temuco 227 086 Concepción 212 003 Rancagua 206 971 Talca 189 505 Download free ebooks at bookboon.com 31
  31. 31. Santiago Facts about Chile Administrative division State Capital Area Aisén del General Carlos Ibánez del Campo Coihaique 108 494 km² Antofagasta Antofagasta 126 049 km² Araucania Temuco 31 842 km² Arica-Parinacota Arica 16 873 km² Atacama Copiapó 75 176 km² Bío-Bío Concepción 37 063 km² Coquimbo La Serena 41 km² Libertador G.B. OHiggins Rancagua 16 387 km² Los Lagos Puerto Montt 48 584 km² Los Ríos Valdivia 18 km² Magallanes y de la Antártica Chilena Punta Arenas 132 297 km² Maule Talca 30 296 km² Región Metropolitana Santiago 15 403 km² Tarapacá Iquique 42 226 km² Valparaíso Valparaíso 16 396 km² e Graduate Programme I joined MITAS because for Engineers and Geoscientists I wanted real responsibili Maersk.com/MitasPlease click the advert Month 16 I was a construction supervisor in the North Sea advising and Real work helping foremen he Internationa al International opportunities wo or ree work placements solve problems s Download free ebooks at bookboon.com 32
  32. 32. Santiago Facts about Chile Head of state since 1946 Gabriel González Videla 1946-1952 Carlos Ibáñez del Campo 1952-1958 Jorge Alessandri Rodríguez 1958-1964 Eduardo Frei Montalva 1964-1970 Salvador Allende 1970-1973 Augusto Pinochet 1973-1990 Patricio Aylwin Azócar 1990-1994 Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle 1994-2000 Ricardo Lagos Escobar 2000-2006 Michelle Bachelet Jeria 2006- Holidays and memorial days January 1 New Year’s Day Date varies March-April Easter Day Easter Day +1 day Easter Monday May 1 May Day Festivities May 21 Navy Day June 29 Saint Peter and Saint Paul August 15 Assumption of Mary September 18 Independence Day September 19 Army Day Date varies October Columbus Day Date varies November All Saints Day December 8 Conception of Mary December 25 Christmas Day Other information Currency Peso Currency code CLP Time zone Chile Time (UTC-4) Postal country code RCH Top-level domain .cl Country calling code +56 Download free ebooks at bookboon.com 33
  33. 33. Santiago Facts about Chile Mean Temperature Precipitation Climate – Valparaiso (°C/°F) (millimetres/inches) January 17.3/63.1 1/0.1 February 17.0/62.6 1/0.1 March 15.9/60.6 4/0.2 April 14.2/57.6 23/0.9 May 13.2/55.8 62/2.4 June 11.9/53.4 90/3.5 July 11.5/52.7 104/4.1 August 11.7/53.1 50/2.0 September 12.3/54.1 23/0.9 October 13.3/55.9 9/0.4 November 14.9/58.8 7/0.3 December 16.5/61.7 2/0.1 Source: WorldClimate (www.worldclimate.com) We will turn your CV into an opportunity of a lifetimePlease click the advert Do you like cars? Would you like to be a part of a successful brand? Send us your CV on We will appreciate and reward both your enthusiasm and talent. www.employerforlife.com Send us your CV. You will be surprised where it can take you. Download free ebooks at bookboon.com 34
  34. 34. Santiago Facts about Chile Mean Temperature Precipitation Climate – Arica (°C/°F) (millimetres/inches) January 22.0/71.6 0/0.0 February 22.3/72.1 0/0.0 March 21.3/70.3 0/0.0 April 19.4/66.9 0/0.0 May 17.7/63.9 0/0.0 June 16.4/61.5 0/0.0 July 15.5/59.9 0/0.0 August 15.6/60.1 0/0.0 September 16.3/61.3 0/0.0 October 17.4/63.3 0/0.0 November 19.0/66.2 0/0.0 December 20.5/68.9 0/0.0 Source: WorldClimate (www.worldclimate.com) Mean Temperature Precipitation Climate – Antofagasta (°C/°F) (millimetres/inches) January 20.0/68.0 0/0.0 February 20.0/68.0 0/0.0 March 18.7/65.7 0/0.0 April 16.7/62.1 0/0.0 May 15.2/59.4 0/0.0 June 13.9/57.0 1/0.1 July 13.4/56.1 1/0.1 August 13.7/56.7 1/0.1 September 14.4/57.9 0/0.0 October 15.4/59.7 0/0.0 November 17.0/62.6 0/0.0 December 18.5/65.3 0/0.0 Source: WorldClimate (www.worldclimate.com) Download free ebooks at bookboon.com 35
  35. 35. Santiago Facts about Chile Mean Temperature Precipitation Climate – Punta Arenas (°C/°F) (millimetres/inches) January 10.8/51.4 35/1.4 February 10.4/50.7 28/1.1 March 8.7/47.7 39/1.5 April 6.4/43.5 41/1.6 May 3.9/39.0 42/1.7 June 2.2/36.0 32/1.3 July 1.7/35.1 34/1.3 August 2.5/36.5 33/1.3 September 4.3/39.7 28/1.1 October 6.6/43.9 24/0.9 November 8.4/47.1 29/1.1 December 10.0/50.0 32/1.2 Source: WorldClimate (www.worldclimate.com) Climate – Isla de Pacqua Mean Temperature Precipitation (Påskön) (°C/°F) (millimetres/inches) January 23.3/73.9 92/3.6 February 23.7/74.7 87/3.4 March 23.1/73.6 86/3.4 April 21.8/71.2 118/4.6 May 20.3/68.5 128/5.0 June 18.8/65.8 102/4.0 July 18.2/64.8 94/3.7 August 18.0/64.4 86/3.4 September 18.4/65.1 84/3.3 October 19.2/66.6 73/2.9 November 20.4/68.7 80/3.1 December 21.8/71.2 92/3.6 Source: WorldClimate (www.worldclimate.com) Download free ebooks at bookboon.com 36
  36. 36. Santiago Phrase book how far is it to…..? ¿A qué distancia está…?Phrase book Where is the nearest ¿Dónde está la estación station? más cercana?Courtesy phrases Address DirecciónGreetings Saludos What is the address? ¿cuál es la dirección?Good morning Buenos díasGood day Buen día Tourist in the cityGood afternoon Buenas tardes Have you a city map? ¿Tiene un mapa de laGood night Buenas noches ciudad?Hi/Hey Hola What shall I see here in ¿Qué veré aquí en estafarewell adios this city? ciudad?See you Nos vemos Can you recommend a ¿Me puede recomendar sight seeing tour? una excursiónOthers Otros panorámica?Thanks GraciasThans for the help Gracias por su ayuda Visit to the toilet Visita al bañoYes Sí Toilet BañoNo No Have you a toilet? ¿Tiene baño?Okay Bien Do you have some ¿Tiene más papelBe so good Sea tan buen more toilet paper? higiénico?Be so kind Sea tan amable Can I change the toilet? ¿Puedo cambiar deSorry Lo siento baño?My name is….. Me llamo…What is your name? ¿Cómo se llama? Transport for the tripQuestion (Inquiring) words Railway Tren Underground railway MetroWhat…? ¿Qué…? Train TrenWhere…? ¿Dónde…? Till what time does the ¿Hasta que horaWhen…? ¿Cuándo…? train run? funciona el tren?Who…? ¿Quién…? Time table HorarioHow…? ¿Cómo…? Station (train) Estación (tren)Why…? ¿Por qué? Bus and Tram Autobús y tranvíaFind way Tram TranvíaTo the right A la derecha Bus AutobúsTo the left A la izquierda Till what time does the ¿Hasta qué horaStraight on Recto bus/tram run….? funciona elBack Atrás autobús/tranvía?Where is ….? ¿Dónde está…? At what time is the last ¿A qué hora es elCan you show the way ¿me puede mostrar el bus/tram? último autobús/tranvía?to…..? camino a…? Station (bus) Estación (autobús)Where am I/we at ¿Dónde estoy/estamos Stop Paradapresent? ahora?How do I reach….? ¿Cómo llego a …? Download free ebooks at bookboon.com 37
  37. 37. Santiago Phrase book Airway Aerolíneas Taxi Taxi Airway Aerolínea Drive me to this Lléveme a esta Airport Aeropuerto address dirección Check-in Facturación I shall go to…… Voy a … Passport Pasaporte How much is it by taxi ¿Cuánto cuesta en taxi to? a…? Ship Barco Ferry Transbordador General General Port Puerto Cycle bicicleta Motorcycle motocicleta Automobile Automóviles Arrival/arrival time Hora de llegada/llegada Motorcar Automóvil Departure/departure Salida/Hora de salida Car rental Alquiler de coches time Driving License Permiso de conducir Baggage equipaje I would like to hire a…. Quiero alquilar un… Baggage locker taquilla para equipajes Have you a childrens ¿Tiene asientos para seat? niños? Does it run on petrol or ¿Funciona a gasolina o diesel? gasoil? Parking space Sitio de aparcamiento Multi-storeyed car park Aparcamiento de más de una planta para coches Are you remarkable?Please click the advert Win one of the six full tuition scholarships for register International MBA or now rode www.Nyen m MasterC hallenge.co MSc in Management Download free ebooks at bookboon.com 38
  38. 38. Santiago Phrase bookEntertainment Can I order for an extra ¿Puedo pedir una cama bed? supletoria?Cinema Cine Have you a baby cot? ¿Tiene cuna para bebé?Theatre Teatro Where is the breakfast? ¿Dónde es el desayuno?Match PartidoConcert Concierto When is the breakfast? ¿Cuándo es elPark parque desayuno?Circus circo When shall we check ¿Cuándo facturamos?Museum museo in?Amusement park parque de atracciones Where can I park? ¿Dónde puedo aparcar?Casino casino Can I call for a taxi? ¿Puedo llamar a un taxi?Disquothe discoteca Have you a card with ¿Tiene una tarjeta con laNight club club nocturno the hotels address? dirección del hotel?Aquarium acuario Have you a security ¿Tiene taquillas deZoological garden jardín zoológico locker? seguridad? Is there a swimming ¿Hay piscina?Tickets pool?Adult adulto Can I ask for a wake up ¿Me pueden llamar paraChild niño call? despertarme?Pensioner jubilado Can I borrow an ¿Me pueden prestar unaStudent estudiante ironbox/-board? plancha/tabla deCan I get a ticket? ¿Me puede dar una planchar? entrada? Can I borrow a hair ¿Me pueden prestar unCan I get a daily ticket? ¿Me puede dar una drier? secador para pelo? entrada de día? Can I keep my baggage? ¿Me puedo quedar con mi equipaje?In the hotel Can I request for extra ¿Puedo pedir más papel toilet paper? higiénico?I/we have a reservation Tengo/tenemos una reservaThe name is…. El nombre es…Single room Habitación sencillaDouble room Habitación dobleWhat is the room ¿Cuál es el número denumber? habitación?Which floor? ¿Qué planta?Where is the elevator? ¿Dónde está el ascensor?No smoking No fumadorSmoking FumadorHave you a vacant ¿Tiene algunaroom? habitación libre?What is the cost of a ¿Cuánto cuesta unasingle-/double room? habitación sencilla/doble? Download free ebooks at bookboon.com 39
  39. 39. Santiago Phrase book On shopping In the restaurant/café Shopping centre Centro comercial Breakfast desayuno Departmental stores Grandes almacenes Lunch almuerzo Main shopping area Área comercial principal Supper cena Pedestrian street Calle peatonal May I see the menu ¿Puedo ver el menú? Is it available in large ¿lo tiene en talla grande? card? size? May I see the liquor ¿puedo ver el menú de Is it available in small ¿lo tiene en talla card? licores? size? pequeña? Menu for the children meú para niños What is the cost of ¿Cuánto cuesta Vegetarian vegetariano this/that? esto/eso? Well done bien hecho Do you have this/ these ¿Tiene esto/eso en mi Medium medio in my size? talla? Red (rare) rojo (crudo) Can you pack this in a ¿Lo puede envolver de It must not be very No puede estar muy gift wrap? regalo? strong fuerte Do you accept credit ¿Aceptan tarjetas de I cannot bear…. NO soporto… card? crédito? Bill factura When do you close? ¿Cuándo cierran? May I pay? ¿Puedo pagar? Open Abierto Can I pay with the ¿Puedo pagar con Closed cerrado credit card? tarjeta de crédito? Budget-Friendly. Knowledge-Rich. The Agilent InfiniiVision X-Series and 1000 Series offer affordable oscilloscopes for your labs. Plus resources such asPlease click the advert lab guides, experiments, and more, to help enrich your curriculum and make your job easier. Scan for free Agilent iPhone Apps or visit See what Agilent can do for you. qrs.ly/po2Opli www.agilent.com/find/EducationKit © Agilent Technologies, Inc. 2012 u.s. 1-800-829-4444 canada: 1-877-894-4414 Download free ebooks at bookboon.com 40

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