Explore the Bohemian Barrio Lastarria


Barrio Lastarria is one of the most touristic sectors in Santiago. Characterized by beautiful historical architecture, the street of Lastarria and the neighborhood that encompasses it, are surrounded by bars, restaurants, cultural centers, boutiques, and a variety of activities.

This is a Bohemian neighborhood which features delicious coffees, fine wines, and an overall unique cultural point, is located right next to the famous Santa Lucia Hill. On weekends, it is common to see fairs with vendors selling secondhand books, crafts, and artwork. Lastarria is also home to some of the most interesting museums in Santiago, such as the Museum of Visual Arts, Bellas Artes National Museum, and the Museum of Contemporary Art, as well as the Gabriela Mistral Cultural Center.


Between the food, art, and laid-back culture, Lastarria is many visitors’ favorite spot in all of Santiago. No matter what your interests are, it is worth a solid visit for a tasty meal and relaxing stroll. Just don’t be surprised if you find yourself itching to return to this unique enclave as soon as possible.

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