We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers: Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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