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Playa Ancha Hill

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Address: Valparaiso, Chile
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A beautiful lookout spot for aerial sightseeing.

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Half-Day Valparaiso City Highlights Tour

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Of the city of Valparaiso make sure you go up the Playa Ancha hill .Lots of interesting buildings to see on the way up to one of the best view points in the city .

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2016
Mary38677
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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Maleny, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

This is the must visit part of the city.It has the narrow streets and lanes .Their unusual art for,s on the wall and geacades makes this area what it is.Earthy and challenging,and at the same time an accepted beauty in the difference it presents.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

Of the city of Valparaiso make sure you go up the Playa Ancha hill .Lots of interesting buildings to see on the way up to one of the best view points in the city .

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North Chicago, Illinois
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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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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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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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