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Tunel Ferroviario del Tinoco

Camino Al Volcan, San Jose de Maipo, Chile
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good34%
  • Average31%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
Jan 6, 2018
“Not a big deal”
Oct 31, 2017
“Be sure to make a wish!”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Camino Al Volcan, San Jose de Maipo, Chile
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Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

When going back from Embalse el Yeso the tour guide offered to stop at the Tinoco tunnel a place where a guy killed himself because of a broken heart. The tunnel became a place of pilgrimage for locals. The "tour" is going through the dark...More

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Reviewed October 31, 2017

Just a short stop on our day tour into Cajon del Maipo, this was easy an easy walk from the bus and very interesting. We enjoyed looking in and trying to read all the messages. We made our wishes and they are still coming true!

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Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

Our guide stopped here on way to Embalse el yeso. Thought he was joking at 1st. They say the tunnel is haunted, but we didn't experience that. 6 of us managed to stumble through with the aide of our iPhone flash lights. Good for a...More

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Reviewed April 5, 2017

Do not bother going to this it is literally a dirty tunnel with traffic going through it. We stayed close by and walked so it was something we thought would be fun but it was very scary and dirty. Views around it were fantastic.

Thank Eleanor F
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Reviewed January 2, 2017

This is a disused railway tunnel located near the town of San Jose de Mapio (approximately 50 kilometres from Santiago) A worker called Willy Antonio Rojas Reyes was killed in its construction. Locals believe if you whisper a wish ‘favor’ down the tunnel the spirit...More

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Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

If you're in the area this a cool place to visit with young kids. My 7 and 3 year old we're thrilled walking through this old train tunnel. Nothing else to do there but it's worth the stop. We were on our way to The...More

Thank andrea g
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Reviewed May 16, 2016

This is an old railroad tunnel. The myth is that someone who died here, Willy Antonio, speaks on the wind and can grant favors to people. Because of speaking on the wind there are many little pinwheels attached to a fence at one end of...More

Thank Don P
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