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Historic Quarter of the Seaport City of Valparaiso

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Valparaiso, Chile
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This area of Valparaiso is important to see and enjoy. The history and current ambiance make it unforgettable as you walk and enjoy.

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Coloured and quaint, the buildings in this quarter make you wonder at their history. Small cafes and eating places are dotted in between and the street art just sets the whole area off. A wander through this area is worthwhile and provides great views out...More

Thank VPATraveller
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Drove down from santiago.. first stop fuiculr railway for gret views then harbour fruise ,, which provide amazing views of valparaiso.. then bite to eat at local cafe,,theres plenty of fish market to look at if you like the smell..then scenic drive back to santiago,...More

Thank melcraven8102
Reviewed 20 March 2018

There are many old building in this area, many of which have links to colonial times. We were shown buildings with a British history, including the "Old English Bar" and an old British Bank (now a Santander branch). In the bank the security guard was...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 6 March 2018

We really enjoyed our time in Valparaiso. A one hour drive from Santiago. Spent the day walking in the old town where lots of buildings are covered in street art. On reflection i find it interesting that graffiti done as art rather than random tags...More

Thank Vladimir P
Reviewed 13 February 2018

We couldn't help but think of Macau, Portugal, as we walked these streets - incredible facades of European past, not all of the. Well maintained, but some in immaculate condition. The Santander main building is stunning, better inside than out, evidence of centuries of past...More

Thank Ziek1986
Reviewed 31 January 2018

We (21 of us) used Christian the Van Man for transport from 5 different Santiago hotels to the cruise port in San Antonio. They were on time picking us up and the bus they used was very nice. Much nicer than I had expected. I...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 22 January 2018

THIS IS A WORLD HERITAGE SITE. Hard to believe when you see the condition of the buildings downtown. I say EVERY, but it's probably only 90%, of the beautiful old buildngs are covered in graffitti. What a shame. There are excellent restaurants and many beautiful...More

Thank Thomas B
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

A nice walk on a Sunday afternoon but watch out for the cars on a week day. Look at all the murals on the walls. Some telling of the history of the area and country.

Thank fizzy1991
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Valparaiso has a lot of history and it’s certainly worth doing a day trip out here and exploring the narrow colorful streets of the city. Easy enough to walk around on foot.

Thank Granules2013
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I have never visited in July. If you google Valparaiso weather, you will get forward forecasts.