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“simply stunning” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of La Portada

La Portada
Ranked #2 of 43 things to do in Antofagasta
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“simply stunning”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2012

Take a cuppa or Picnic with you to enjoy while looking at the view as the coffee shop is not very good. They could do very well there if they spruced it up a bit and smiled at their customers.

Visited October 2011
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“Unique sight in a cool place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2012

Antofagasta is not much of a tourist destination, but I found that it still had lots to offer. The scenery is striking as you can look out into the vast empty expanse of desert, and feel like you are lost in the middle of nowhere, and then turn around, and yet there´s the ocean behind you! The Portada itself is an arch in sea, which to me was really inspiring. I know other reviewers seemed disappointed, but I found i marvelous to witness a wonder of nature. That being said, it is a difficult place to get to, I had access to a car, but without that I don´t think there´s any way to get here (maybe taxi?) It is free and also there is a restaurant, but I heeded the advice I saw here and didn´t bother with it. One of the paths is closed, thanks to an earthquake, but I still thought it was an awesome experience watching the sun set behind La Portada and the city lights of Antofagasta turning on.

Visited June 2012
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“La Perla del Norte”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2012

This rock is a symbol for this city and highlights how really astonishing the northern coastline of Chile is. It is an amazing sight when the surf is wild!

Visited January 2012
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Antof
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“Not much to see there”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2012

Its cold at La portada, and there's nothing to see except this huge rock made of poo...
There was a restaurant there, it was nice, not great though.

Visited November 2011
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“La Portada, symbol of Antofagasta”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2011

This magnificent view is just a few miles north of the city of Antofagasta, near the airport. The colors and magnitude of the scenery is unbelievable.

Visited March 2011
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