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Cerro Concepcion

Valparaiso, Chile
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Ranked #3 of 33 Attractions in Valparaiso
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Traveler Description: Cerro Concepcion (or Concepcion Hill) is only a few blocks from the Puerto or Belle Vista metro stations in Valparaiso.  You can trek up the hill or... more »
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Santorini, Greece
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Best fish I have every had and staff is wonderful. Very easy to get to and view is great. You over look the port and very quit and cozy.

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Delray Beach, Florida
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68 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

The main area of Valparaiso with restaurants, shops, and parks. Just a delightful area to walk around.

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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Take the time, walk around, enjoy the street art! At the bottom, in one of the main streets, there is an empanada place, doing 60 different empanadas.

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Northborough, Massachusetts
17 reviews 17 reviews
13 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Full disclosure: our son was living in Valparaiso for the year, so when we visited, we had the best possible tour guide (except for the Tours for Tips guide, but I digress). That said, Cerro Concepcion was cool on so many levels (pun intended). You can read other reviews, that do a great job of describing the place. I can... More

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466 reviews 466 reviews
175 attraction reviews
284 helpful votes 284 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

This was included in our trip from Santiago, the tour lasted the whole day and we experience this place including the walks in those grafitti full streets, we mingled with locals and took the little cable car which took us down the hill to the plaza, recommend ed to visit when here.

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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Cerro Concepción is one of the prettiest places I have ever been, but it is also very quirky. The rickety old ascensor takes you up the hill into lots of interweaving, narrow streets splattered with graffiti, murals and colour everywhere you go. There are lovely restaurants with terraces to sit out on as well as lots of hotels and hostels.... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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153 reviews 153 reviews
77 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

The flat part of Valparaiso around the docks etc. has little to offer, but take off one of those inconspicuous narrow allleys, grab a 100 yr-old funicular for a 40 seconds ride ( a few pesos) and you emerge in a new multicoloured world. Most travel books, the tourist office etc. have walking tours through this colourful wonderland. Everything is... More

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Santiago, Chile
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111 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Great place to explore and take photos. Full of tourists, but still charming. Lots of cafes and restaurants.

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Cosmopolis, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

This area feels like the heart and soul of Valparaiso - cafes, small independent galleries, and above all, fabulous street art.

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North Chicago, Illinois
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447 reviews 447 reviews
210 attraction reviews
317 helpful votes 317 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

This is a lovely place to enjoy German, French and British architecture as well as ride the oldest funicular in Valparaiso - which opened 1883. Wear good walking shoes as some streets have large cobblestones.

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