The 10 most romantic places; cultural places in Santiago to Visit
If you are looking for something different to spend with your partner in Chile, we have selected ten alternatives for a romantic, but at the same time cultural, walk with your partner:
Parque de las Esculturas:
In the Providencia district, it is presented as an open-air art gallery amid nature, with works by Chilean artists, such as Marta Colvin and Federico Assler. Its access is free, and it is possible to enjoy a picnic and explore its attractions.
A classic place in Santiago where its midpoint is the National Museum of Fine Arts and a headquarters for the Museum of Contemporary Art. The park was born at the beginning of the 20th century with its characteristic oriental bananas planted in a row, which will undoubtedly host hundreds of couples for a romantic stroll.
With a European architectural style and its cobblestone streets, this residential neighborhood, which belonged to the Franciscan monks, becomes one of the most romantic sectors to visit with the couple on Valentine’s Day. It is possible to find small restaurants and cafes with terraces from where it is possible to admire the environment that this sector gives us.
With an incomparable view, in the Andes’ foothills, since 2016, this house of worship of Baha’i has been open to all public. In the place, it is possible to visit its gardens as well as enjoy the architecture, its design and learn more about this religion that promotes unity through free participation in acts of prayer and services.
Inside the Metropolitan Park, you can find a small sector dedicated to oriental culture. A watermill, a wooden pergola, a wall made of bamboo, make us move to the land of the rising sun. Lotus flowers, azaleas, Japanese maples, and cherry trees become the ideal company to enjoy the sunset.
It is one of the most representative sectors of the national culture. It was created in honor of the victory in the Battle of Yungay in the War against the Peru-Bolivian Confederation. It is possible to find the Chilean Broken Monument, the Museum of Memory and Human Rights, Santiago Library, Gabriela Mistral Education Museum, Matucana 100, among many others.
Also known as the bridge of lovers, it was built to link Balmaceda Park with Av. Santa María over the Mapocho river. Today he has hundreds of padlocks with the names of the couples who declare their love and the hope that the relationship will last forever.
Plaza de la Aviación:
In the middle of this square, the great Monument to La Aviación was inaugurated in 1980. Next to it stands the Monument to Rodó, sculpted in 1944 by the renowned artist Totila Albert. The Bicentennial Fountain beautifies the square with its more than one hundred water jets, each with lights, to compose the great show worth sharing with the couple.
Barrio Concha y Toro:
A sector steeped in history in Santiago’s heart surprises with the Gothic-neoclassical style of the facades. It is possible to visit it on foot where the Church of National Gratitude and the Carrera Theater is part of its main cultural attractions, as both are national monuments.
Located in Yungay neighborhood, this attractive park founded in 1842, has about 40 hectares of the extension where it houses the Railway Museum, the Museum of Natural History and the Museum of Science and Technology. But one of its must-sees in the lagoon, where it is possible to take a boat ride. It also has water games, whose jets have colored lights that delight visitors during the night.