Live Webcam Panorama Santiago, Chile

Live webcam shows a panorama of Santiago from San Cristobal Hill, Chile.


Santiago is the capital and largest city of Chile. It is located at the foot of the Andes at an altitude of about 540 m above sea level in the central part of the country, about 120 km east of the Pacific coast. Santiago is one of the largest cities in South America, with an area of 641 km², and it is home to more than 5 million people. The city was founded in 1541 by the Spanish conquistador Pedro de Valdivia and named after Saint James. Santiago has a Mediterranean climate with long dry summers and rainy winters. San Cristobal Hill (Spanish: Cerro San Cristobal) is located in the northern part of Santiago. Its height is 850 m above sea level and it rises 300 m above the city. At the top of San Cristobal Hill, there is a temple with a 22-meter statue of the Virgin Mary and an observation deck with a great panorama overlooking the capital of Chile. You can go up San Cristobal Hill on foot, by car, or by funicular.