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Wulff Castle

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Wulff Castle

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Private Tour in Valparaíso and Viña del Mar

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This tour summarizes the history of both cities since the time of the original peoples, the Spanish, English, French, Italian, German, Croatian heritage and is accompanied by illustrations, photographs and videos of ancient places to understand this charming coastal cities with harbor and beach with heritage areas declared by UNESCO.
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GoGo2SlowGo wrote a review Feb 2020
Denton, Texas1,534 contributions397 helpful votes
There were quite a few wealthy people living in Vina del Mar at the beginning of the 20th century. Gustavo Wulff was a very successful trador both in saltpeter and coal. He migrated to Chile in 1881 and made his fortune. He was from Germany and he wanted his own castle. He hired an architect to do so. It went through several additions even including a bridge between towers. When Herr Wulff died, his daughter made some additional changes after World War II. She used the same architect to do so. The government eventually acquired the property and in 1995, it was pronounced a National Historical Monument by Chilean Law. There is a small museum there now which probably is not worth your time. This is a very nice photo opportunity though!
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Date of experience: March 2019
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AdrienneM1971 wrote a review Feb 2020
Canmore, Canada53 contributions12 helpful votes
If this is on your walk, and it happens to be open (random times?) it’s worth stopping in. It’s free to enter, and photos were ok at the time of my visit. The areas within the castle that one can visit are very limited. The real attraction is the artwork inside, and the video playing that gives more historical information. I’m sure the art rotates throughout the year, but it was fantastic work during my visit.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Sachin K wrote a review Jan 2020
Plainview, New York5,761 contributions16,680 helpful votes
Wulff Castle looks unique in Valparaíso. It is an early 20th-century mansion built by a German trader. It offers cultural exhibits & ocean views. Certainly worth visiting.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Ari T wrote a review Jan 2020
Seattle, Washington67 contributions57 helpful votes
on your way to the beach after seeing the flower clock its wirth stopping and climbing the tower here and getting some pictures from the top nd also from afar as this castle on the coast is a cool point of interest
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Doug M wrote a review Dec 2019
Wasaga Beach, Canada619 contributions180 helpful votes
There is an eatery here that you have to take in lunch for the time you need to have to enjoy this great view it is out of this world
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Date of experience: November 2019
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