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Address: Valparaiso, Chile
Description: Bordering the famous port in the center of Valparaiso, this popular plaza...
Bordering the famous port in the center of Valparaiso, this popular plaza contains the country's naval headquarters.
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To be included in a city stroll

This Plaza should be included in your city stroll along to Ascensur Artilleria, the buildings are impressive, you can find an ice cream and at the harbour side boat rides are on... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This Plaza should be included in your city stroll along to Ascensur Artilleria, the buildings are impressive, you can find an ice cream and at the harbour side boat rides are on offer. I didn't feel so safe wandering off to the southern dock areas, but the plaza itself felt very safe. Free Tours (for Tips) leave the square with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Another city square..not much to see but worth to have a quick look around and a few snap shots of the place before waking towards the port.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Best place to start a tour of the old town area, walk from the monument toward the Navy building and keep to the left there is a small opening takes you to the funicular carriage ( a small charge ) where it's worth taking the short ride to the top, lots of small streets with beautiful street art, lots of... More 

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Jupiter, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Lots of cars and buses with not much to see. The large monument is under repair. The navy building is interesting only for a few moments.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

This plaza seems to be the focal point of the downtown area near the port. We visited Easter weekend when there was a festival with several food trucks, including a VW mini-bus with the top popped open. The Naval Armada and the Monumento a Los Heroes are here. This plaza seems to be a well-known landmark for meeting.

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Nevada City, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Not much here but know where it is, good landmark and the meeting spot for most tours. Watch the traffic -

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Eugene, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

This is the main plaza in Valparaiso near the port. Other parts of the city are much more interesting and attractive.

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St. John's, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Hard to miss this special space in Valpo as it is the crux of the downtown and an essential part of its history. See it, take it in.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Our private guide brought us here and explained some of the history surrounding this area. The Navy Monument has a guard who walks around--nice view from there of the Hotel Victoria, Naval building and the city gates from the Port there. Many of the buildings surrounding area are newer while some have the old charm.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Walk around the square slowly for a while and take in everything, then walk over to the seaport just a short block away and see the shops and small boats. Take a 1/2 hour ride in the Paciific if you like then have a drink upstairs at the Seaport bar. What a way to spend a 1/2 day or more.... More 

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Address: Valparaiso, Chile
Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Valparaiso Region  >  Valparaiso

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