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Walking though the centre of the city is a pleasant experience as there are many parks, restaurants, plazas and shopping malls.
There are some interesting museums where you can spend some time learning about the history of Chile. During winter, air pollution is a major issue as visibility decreases to a great extent.
In downtown Santiago one can see a lot of live performers like dancers, musicians and even great 'live' statues.
The Santiago Cathedral is surely worth a visit as it displays the ornate architecture of old colonial era.
Valle Nevado is the place to visit if you like snow and skiing. At Plaza de Armas, the main square in downtown Santiago is the monument of the native Indians, which is surely worth a visit.
Winters can be harsh with a lot of heavy air pollution, whereas the summers offers a clearer air and views.