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Address: Paseo 21 de Mayo, Valparaiso, Chile
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Nice view of Harbor and City

Nice view, and yes the harbor is commercial port with lots of containers, but it is what it is. There is also a view of the surrounding area away from the harbor. There are many... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 13, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I love this place! Great place for taking a amazing photo of your visit to Valparaiso. You get to see the whole city and the complete bay (including Viña and Reñaca). There are restaurants nearby and it's surrounded by beautiful and off-the-beaten-path streets of the Playa Ancha hill. Contrary to what I've read in several reviews, I've never found it... More 

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St Marys, GA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Nice view, and yes the harbor is commercial port with lots of containers, but it is what it is. There is also a view of the surrounding area away from the harbor. There are many colorful buildings and lots of street art on buildings if you open your eyes. The blue Victorian house is one you'll see on postcards...

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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

It's a crowded, touristy spot. From the lookout platform (gazebo), there's supposed to be a nice view of the city across the bay, but the ocean view is completely ruined the large numbers of ugly shipping containers piling up on the shoreline. Also, it might a urban legend that one can see Aconcagua from this lookout point, since the sky... More 

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Southern California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Valparaiso is a town that needs a lot of improvement. Yes the buildings are colorful. The views here is very nice. But most of the attractions are not easy to get to. Recommend a city your to take you to the important sites. If art work is your thing, then Valparaiso is your place. If not then spend your time... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

You can take Ascensor Artillería or bus up here. This charming place has the best view in town. You can see a good part of the port with a gazebo for you to view the port in the shade. There are few souvenir vendors, but nothing there interested me. There are few buildings around there that you don’t want to... More 

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

As of July 2014, the tram is still out of service, but you can take a bus ride to get to 21 de Mayo. I was lucky enough to visit this place often since I have family living a few blocks from the ascensor. I would not only recommend the balcony views but venturing out down the avenues near Paseo... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

It was really interesting to see the port in its entirety from this view point. There are also some touristy vendors here with the exception of one local artist who does amazing watercolor paintings of valparaiso locations and scenes. We ended up purchasing 3 of his paintings for a whopping $30!! Definitely a place to see and stroll, but don't... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

A charming viewpoint overlooking Valparaiso harbour, where canoodling lovers and hordes of tourists keep the stalls stocked with mainly Peruvian handicrafts alive ~ that's apart from Chilean lapis lazuli jewellery and painted glassware. It was my first glimpse of Valpo, which I came to love. Unfortunately, the funicular nearby was not working, after a prolonged strike.

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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

It is a very nice atmosphere up here with a lovely view onto the harbor and the cable car(s). The little booths sell souvenir things and if it 's crowded, make sure to watch your handbag! But definitely worth a visit for sunset!

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North Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

This Plaza has lovely views of the port area. There are about 10 souvenir vendors and a mini-mart where you can buy something to drink. Regretably the as censor has been out of service for several months so the best way to get there is to take a collective with a red sign that says "Pacifico". There are public toilets... More 

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Address: Paseo 21 de Mayo, Valparaiso, Chile
Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Valparaiso Region  >  Valparaiso

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