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“Hectic Historic Plaza” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Plaza Sotomayor

Plaza Sotomayor
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Private Tour: Valparaiso City Walking Tour
Ranked #13 of 141 things to do in Valparaiso
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Owner description: Bordering the famous port in the center of Valparaiso, this popular plaza contains the country's naval headquarters.
Atlanta, GA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 329 helpful votes
“Hectic Historic Plaza”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2013

Probably the most interesting thing about Plaza Sotomayor is its name, making you wonder if there is any connection to the U.S. Supreme Court justice. Probably not, since she has roots in Puerto Rico. Careful here -- the traffic careens through the plaza in what should be more pedestrianized.

Visited December 2013
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“Safe place to enjoy the harbor and grab a bite to eat”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2013

This is a great starting point for a tour or exploring in Valparaiso. I'd recommend taking a walking tour to learn a little bit more about each of the buildings.

Visited September 2013
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sydney, australia
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“Yuk”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2013

Not your average South American plaza but one largely given over to parking and with cars buzzing all around. Some nice buildings however.

Visited June 2013
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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“Quick visit for photo”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2013

Main square of Valparaiso with the port in one side and building in the other side, worth stopping for some photo shots and that's all.

Visited January 2013
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California, USA
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“Huge plaza”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2013

This is an interesting area. The seaport on one side, supermarket and cafes on another and interesting buildings. Beautiful architecture near here. Problem is most of the roads off the plaza are pretty run down, with the walk towards Artileria Ascensor being quite dangerous.

Visited March 2013
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