TOP 10 to do at Aji hostel !

  1. TAKE A PICTURE WITH CARLITOS / SACA UNA FOTOGRAFIA CON EL CARLOS

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Start your stay with us by taking picture during your Check-in with our Jack Sparow and his red hot chili pepper necklace

 

  1. TASTE THE BEST PASTA EVER FROM EL MAHATTO/ PROBA LOS MEJORES PASTAS DEL MAHATTO

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ALL OUR DINNERS ARE INCLUDED in the price (except the BBQ) then you have no excuse to not taste the delightful/awesome Pasta con verduras (with vegetables) from the chef every Mondays and Saturdays!! Because: “when the food is cooked with heart it’s always better” Mahatto’s quote.

 

  1. DRINK THE FREE PISCO SOUR TO START THE WEEK/TOMA PISCO SOUR PARA EMPEZAR LA SEMANA

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What a better way to start the week on Monday with our FREE PISCO SOUR! Such a nice way to meet the other guests and to create new friendships!

 

  1. GET A FREE ENTRANCE FOR THE BIGGEST PARTY IN SANTIAGO/ RETIRA TU ENTRADA LIBRE PARA LA FIESTA MAS GRANDE DE SANTIAGO.

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Get ready for Miercoles Po, the biggest exchange party in Chile! Miércoles Po’ is an itinerant party with weekly changing topics for exchange students. “What happens to Mpo stays in Mpo”

 

  1. GET OUR FREE GLASS OF WINE TO DRINK WITH THE PASTA WITH PISTOU SALSA FROM FENA

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There is nothing better than a glass of wine with the delectable Fena’s Pasta with Pesto to chill out with the others guests before going to MiercolesPo’.

 

  1. REGISTER FOR THE BBQ TO START THE BEGINNING OF THE WEEK END AND GET A FREE ENTRANCE FOR A CLUB

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Our BBQ is not just hot dogs. We offer buffet of different types of salads (tomatoes, asparagus, broccolis, potatoes, pasta) pies, tortillas.. And of course Choripanes, beef and pork!

 

  1. GET A FULL MENU FOR LUNCH (starter-main dish- dessert- juice) FOR CLP 3300

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If you are hungry and don’t really want to cook for your lunch, you can eat at our restaurant for CLP 3300!

 

  1. SLEEP IN A SAFE PLACE

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We are located in a safe and dynamic neighborhood. Then, enjoy your day by visiting and come back to sleep in our safe place!

  1. BRING AS MANY BAGS AS YOU WANT

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We have a safe storage where you can leave your backpacks, suitcases, bags, surfboard, snowboard or shopping cart, no matter how you travel! Travelers used to excess baggages are welcome!

     10.TAKE A “SUSTAINABLE SHOWER”

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We are really pride to offer you the possibility to be eco friendly while staying with us! Our hostel is equipped with Solar panels and recycling bins in order to protect our environment.

 

TOP 10 Things you should visit in Santiago de Chile

  1. SAN CRISTOBAL HILL

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To catch the best sweeping views over Santiago and the Andes you should go to Cerro San Cristobal. Reach the top with runners and bikers to admire the Virgin de la inmaculada Concepción, to drink a Motte Con huesillo and to taste an Empanada.

  1. SANTA LUCIA HILL & LA FERIA SANTA LUCIA

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Known as “the green lung of Santiago” Santa Lucia Hill offers one of the best view inside Santiago. Go for a stroll inside this park and reach the top in order to take some nice panoramas of Santiago. Then you can buy some traditional gifts at la Feria Santa Lucia. You might find funny souvenirs like a Indio(a) Picaro(a) or jewelry made of the famous blue metamorphic rock called Lapis-Lazuli.

  1. PLAZA DE ARMAS

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The main square of Santiago is a vibrant place where lots of artists perform and street shows take place. It’s a perfect place for walking in the street a Sunday afternoon or to observe people. Unfortunately the square by itself is closed for renovation, then don’t be disappointed to not be able to visit the place.

  1. BARRIO LASTARRIA

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Located in the center of the city, it regroups in a same place culture, bohemian style, white buildings, restaurants, terraces, designer shops… This neighborhood really worth it and deserves a walk.

  1. El MERCADO CENTRAL Y LA VEGA

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Santiago is a city which doesn’t really break your habits; you will not be stunned in front of its contemporary buildings and its modern facilities. However, you just need to cross the Mapocho River to perceive what the Chilean culture is. The Central Market and The Vega are two indoor markets: one of seafood and the other one of fruits and vegetables. It’s the perfect place to lunch, to amaze your taste buds with the Chile’s treasure and to slip between the locals.

  1. BARRIO BELLAVISTA
     

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Barrio Bellavista is one of the most typical and picturesque neighborhood of Santiago, with a bohemian style and a particular architecture. It’s a perfect mix between gastronomy, art, and entertainment making Bellavista a really special neighborhood. One of the finest examples of cultural heritage is the Pablo Neruda’s house called La Chascona. After the sun went down this neighborhood turns in a place to party hard and to chill out till the sunrise.

  1. THE GENERAL CEMETERY

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The General Cemetery is one of the largest cemeteries in Latin America. Its 85 hectares became a magnificent grounds filled with ornate mausoleums. Notable interments like presidents, senators, musicians and scientists found their final resting there. The cemetery is surrounded by palm and leaf trees together with numerous sculptures (around 237). More than its vocation it serves as a true urban park decorated with thousands of flowers.

  1. EL PARQUE QUINTO NORMAL

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Located close to the Matucana neighborhood, this park has been elected one of the 30 most splendid parks of the world. Bring your picnic (or some empanadas) and have a nap on this park can be a good idea to spend a nice afternoon. But more than a simple park, it regroups 5 museums which are all free the Sundays (/!\ but they are all closed on Monday). Outside of the park is located the Museum of the memory and the human rights. A place which tells the Pinochet’s dictatorship in order to never forget what happened not so long ago.

  1. CAJON DEL MAIPO

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Cajon del Maipo is a canyon in the Andean Southeastern portion of Santiago. You will enjoy riding, hiking, taking a bath in the hot springs and taking part to all the others activities. AndoAndes ANDOANDES is a Green Company tour; they take pride Recycling, Reuseing, Composting all of our tours. Their company is dedicated to showing the best places, magnificent and natural beauty in the Andes Mountains that can be found within just a few hours of Santiago like Glaciers, waterfalls, ancient forests, lagoons, volcanoes in Maipo Valley and national parks.

     10. EL PERSA BIO BIO

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El Persa Bio Bio is a giant second hand market located in the Franklin neighborhood. You can spend hours bargain-hunting for a really old writing machine or for a Chilean style backpack. They get everything you need and much more!

For a free Sunday afternoon in Santiago de Chile

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Matucana 520, Santiago, Región Metropolitana, Chili (metro linea 1 parada quinta normal)

After attending to the free tour you can have a walk at Quinta Normal Park. Located close to the Matucana neighborhood, this park has been elected one of the 30 most splendid parks of the world. Bring your picnic (or some empanadas) and have a nap on this park can be a good idea to spend a nice afternoon. But more than a simple park, it regroups 5 museums which are all free the Sundays (/!\ but hey are all closed on Monday). The private Corporation for Circulation of Science and technology is in charge of 3 museums: The Science and Technology museum inside the Partenon building, The railway man museum and the Infantile Museum inside the Obrecht’s house. On your way you will meet the Quinta Normal Greenhouse, even if nowadays this building is abandoned, it has been declared National monument in 2009. While going ahead of your journey you’ll find the Art museum inside the Versaille Palace designed with a French style that offers national and international experimental exhibitions.  Finally close to the entrance  you’ll meet the National History Museum which is guarded by a gigantic whale skeletal.