This is an iconic place in Santiago, it is one of the first shopping centers to be built in Chile and it has fun clothing stores, beauty salons and places to eat.
A little history
The Apumanque shopping center, which was inaugurated in November 1981, just four months before the Parque Arauco mall, is located on the southeast corner of Avenida Apoquindo and Manquehue, in Las Condes. Taking advantage of the place where the Apoquindo Lighthouse was, which can be seen to this day.
There are two versions of his name and it has never been confirmed which is the true one. The first version is that Apumanque is a name of Mapuche origin that means condor chief. The second version is that the name is due to the location of the shopping center at the intersection of Apoquindo avenue and Manquehue avenue.
What to do in Apumanque?
You can go through its more than 100 shops, beauty salons, cafeterias, and terrace which houses fast food restaurants. This shopping center is characterized by mixing brands from well-known commercial chains with small shops or local businesses.
It is one step away from the Manquehue Metro and a 15-minute walk from the Parque Arauco stop of our Hop-On Hop-Off tourist bus, from where you can walk through the Nueva Las Condes area until you reach Apumanque to do a bit of shopping.
Web page: www.apumanque.cl
Schedules: Monday to Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Address: see reference here