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“Regretably, out of service at the present time (April, 2014)” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Ascensor Artilleria

Ascensor Artilleria
Plaza Aduana, Valparaiso, Chile
+56 32 217647
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Ranked #10 of 35 Attractions in Valparaiso
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Owner description: This hillside tram is over 100 years old and is now a national monument. Tourists can still ride the lift today and take in breathtaking panoramic views of downtown and the ocean.
North Chicago, Illinois
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“Regretably, out of service at the present time (April, 2014)”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

But...... the views at the top at the Paseo 21 de Mayo are still wonderful and the souvenir vendors are waiting for you. If you don't want to walk up, take the collectivo with the red sign that says "Pacifico" and tell the driver you want the Paseo 21 de Mayo and he will drop you off at the lookout. Views are great. There are public toilets at the far side of the walk. There is a nice restaurant up the street called Cafe Portal. If its a warm day, go up to the terrace for great views while dining.

Visited April 2014
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Poole, United Kingdom
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“Not working but still nice views”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Still worth climbing up to see the top part and see the track very close up (from underneath). No information when it will be working again, it should have already been finished. Take the concrete steps 150m to the left of the bottom entrance on Ave Carampangue.

Visited March 2014
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St. Catharines, Canada
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“Great view when it works”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

The ascensor was not working. The view of the harbor is great from here. The naval museum located here is worth a visit. There are several places here selling souvenirs.

Visited February 2014
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Richmond, Virginia
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“Worth every penny.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Beats walking up the hill. Cheap and worth the price for the privilege of watching your life flash before your eyes. If you are here, why would you miss out on this experience?

Visited February 2014
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“Currently out of service”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Apparently hasn't been working since September and no clear idea when it will be fixed. Would make the journey up to the Paseo 21 de Mayo a lot easier and more interesting.

Visited February 2014
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