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Playa Ancha Hill

Valparaiso, Chile
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Ranked #21 of 35 Attractions in Valparaiso
Type: Lookouts, Landmarks
Owner description: A beautiful lookout spot for aerial sightseeing.
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Type: Lookouts, Landmarks
Owner description: A beautiful lookout spot for aerial sightseeing.
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North Chicago, Illinois
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530 reviews 530 reviews
254 attraction reviews
367 helpful votes 367 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Ecomapu Travels, one of the smaller "free" tour companies offers a walking tour of Playa Ancha hill . It meets at Paseo 21 de Mayo at 3:00 on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. The area has some amazing architecture which is very San Francisco-like. It is worth visiting. I felt very safe in the area.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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57 reviews 57 reviews
13 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

This is one of the most beautiful vantage points of the city found in one of the more established neighborhoods of Valparaiso. However, the further you go up the hill the better the views, but the more impoverished and dangerious the neighborhoods are. Take care with your personal items at this view point, but it is worth the trip!

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Valparaiso, Chile
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62 reviews 62 reviews
41 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2012

This is by far the biggest hill in Valparaiso. While it has some interesting buildings, some nice views and a huge cemetery, it can also be a dangerous place to walk in (my bag was stolen there once while I was in the street).

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