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Santiago is the largest island of Cape Verde. It is also the most important agricultural center of the nation, and is home to half its population. Discovered in 1460, Santiago is the first island in Cape Verde to be settled. The island was one of the hotspots of the slave trade, which was so successful that the town of Cidade Velha became the richest in the Portuguese realm at the time. The island is home to the nation’s capital city of Praia. Its economy depends on agricultural products. Santiago Island is home to a number of beaches that are ideal for sun seekers. The mountainous interior of the island is great for adventure travelers and for nature trails.

Here are some of the top places to visit in Santiago
  1. Cerro San Cristobal
  2. Santiago Metropolitan Cathedral
  3. Barrio Bellavista
  4. La Chascona
  5. Mercado Central
  6. Cerro Santa Lucia
  7. Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino
  8. Gran Torre Santiago
  9. Museum of Memory and Human Rights
  10. La Moneda
Things to do in Santiago
  1. Enjoy the views at Valle Nevado
  2. See the impressive views from Costanera Center
  3. Enjoy palace life at La Moneda Palace
  4. See the incredible natural beauty of Cajon del Maipo
  5. Enjoy the city’s beautiful Cerro Santa Lucia
  6. Discover ancient artworks at Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino
  7. Ride the funicular at Metropolitan Park
  8. Take a rather macabre tour of Cementerio General de Santiago
  9. People watch in Plaza de Armas
  10. Learn about the Chilean Military Coup and Dictatorship

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