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Centro Cultural Estación Mapocho

Centro Cultural Estación Mapocho (Santiago) – this was originally a railway station that was built in 1910 to facilitate commerce and travel in the Andean regions. During the early 1990s, this building was converted into a cultural center (with support from the Chilean government and various foundations). It now holds a variety of art exhibits […]

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Portal La Dehesa

Portal La Dehesa (Av. La Dehesa 1445, Bellavista, Santiago) – this shopping center has at least 140 retailers (such as Adidas, Calvin Klein, Columbia, Dockers, Gap Kids, Hugo Boss, Hush Puppies, L’Occitane, Lacoste, Nautica, Oakley, Perry Ellis, Polo Ralph Lauren, The North Face, and Zara (among others). Major regional department stores like Falabella and Ripley […]

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Patio Bellavista

Patio Bellavista (Constitución 30, Providencia, Santiago) — Patio Bellavista is renowned as a center for art, culture and cuisine. This commercial center offers a variety of activities and services, with restaurants, restobars, fine quality art crafts, wine shops, an art gallery, ice cream parlor and more. There are around 50 retailers full of top quality […]

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Costanera Center

Costanera Center (Av. Andrés Bello 2425, Providencia, Santiago) – this is Santiago’s largest mall that has various retailers (such as TopShop, Zara, Levi’s M.A.C., Bobbi Brown, Esprit and H & M). TV and Internet providers have their outlets here, as well as “Easy” home goods store, and Jumbo supermarket. Three department stores also have branches […]

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Mall Panorámico

Mall Panorámico (Av. 11 de Septiembre 2155, Providencia Santiago) – this shopping center has over 100 retailers, selling everything from footwear to CDs. There is also a food court and other outlets (from cafés to delis and other eateries).

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Aubrey

Aubrey (Constitución 137, Providencia, Santiago) – this restaurant, which is part of an upscale boutique hotel called The Aubrey, serves Patagonian lamb (a dish that the Chileans have in common with their Argentine neighbors). This succulent lamb dish is served with spinach polenta. Other tasty meals are served there as well – complemented with fine […]