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Cerro San Cristóbal

Cerro San Cristóbal

Cerro San Cristóbal is a 2,752-foot (860m) hill jutting out of the city and on a clear day affords magnificent views of the surrounds and across to the Andes. The easiest way to the top is by funicular, but there is also a teleférico (cable car), bus or a path leading up from the bottom through the forested slopes. There are many walkways and at the summit is the 70-foot (22m) high statue of the Virgin Mary to mark where the Pope held a mass in 1987. There is also a small zoo, picnic sites and an outdoor swimming pool. The cerro is situated within the Santiago's biggest open space, Parque Metropolitano, and is a peaceful place, an escape from the never-ending noise of traffic in the city below.


Address: Calle Pedro de Valdivia or Calle Pio Nono
Website: www.parquemetropolitano.cl
Telephone: (0)2 730 1300
Transportation: Metro to Pedro de Valdivia or Baquedano
Opening Time: Park: Daily 8:30am-9pm. Zoo: Tuesday to Sunday 10am-5pm.Funicular: Monday 1pm-8:30pm; Tuesday to Friday 10am-8:30pm; Saturday 10am to 9pm.
Admission: Zoo: Ch$3,000. Funicular round trip: Ch$1,600. Concessions available.

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