An imposing and attractive building well located facing the Plaza Sotomayor and the port with an interesting history
Nice building but worth only a photo or two. It is no Buckingham Palace. This is NOT to be confused with the Maritime, Naval Museum on top of Cerro Artillery! No museum here, just HQ of Chilean Navy.
It's a lot of information with obscure facts, but it does give an overview of Chilean history.The view is the best in Valparaiso.
If you know nothing about the liberation from Spain or the Pacific War this is the place to go. Chilean's are very proud so no doubt there is some bias here, but it is a great exhibit with loads of information and most of it is in English as well. The other noteworthy factor was that there are even Brail... More
This museum is really interesting. It's half open air, half indoors. Stained glass windows show how the earth was thought to look in Vasco de Gamos time and others show more modern times. Many pieces of artillery, but the most amazing for me was the FENIX used to bring the Chilean miners to the surface in 2010 after they had... More
Could not go in, however, the structure is beautiful. The whole square is a delight. The rest of the town is very dirty. Next to the Navy building is the cable car that will take you to the pretty colored buildings of Valparaiso. Deffinitely a must. Costs only 100 pesos, ridiculously cheap.
Best part of square is that it has a car park under it .you them can spend your time discovering the sqare from the Navel Bldg to the docks.
This grand building reveals Chile's prominent relationship with its navy. Set amongst the eclectic architecture in this city makes it one of the 'grand' buildings of the city and exemplifies the significant history of this area.
The major building in Plaza Sotomayor. It stands out. Beautiful architecture. Start here if you are walking yourself around Valparaiso.
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