It is one of the most iconic and popular sectors of the city for buying clothes at affordable prices.

Its high Asian population has made it a neighborhood with haute oriental cuisine and items brought from China. If you walk through this neighborhood of Recoleta you will meet Chileans, Koreans, Taiwanese, Arabs, among other representatives of different cultures.

A little history…

The origins of the Barrio Patronato go back to pre-Hispanic Chile, but with the arrival of Arab merchants at the end of the 19th century and the installation of national manufacturing workshops during a large part of the 20th century, the sector boomed, consolidating itself as an area. multicultural from the 80s, with the arrival of Asian traders.

The Barrio Patronato has become the sales point most recognized by passers-by, and one of the favorite places for customers looking for variety, economy and seasonal designs.

What to see in Board of Trustees?

Without a doubt, it is one of the best neighborhoods to buy clothes at low prices, either by unit or wholesale. A walk through the Chinese mall and Korean stores is a good idea to purchase novelty products at low cost. And taking advantage of this multicultural sector, you can go to eat at a restaurant, here you will find mostly Korean food, but also Vietnamese, Mexican, American and Chilean.

To get to this neighborhood, you can get off at the Bellavista stop of our Hop-On Hop-Off tourist bus and walk for 5 minutes or you can also get off at the Patronato Station of the Santiago Metro (line 2).

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Schedules: Depends on each store/restaurant

Entry: Free

Location: Commune of Recoleta


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