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Paseo 21 de Mayo

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Address: Paseo 21 de Mayo, Valparaiso, Chile
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A lovely stroll.

There's more to Valparaiso than the few touristy cerros. Take the trolley bus and ascensor and see the Naval museum and some local store holders sell their wares.

Reviewed 2 February 2017
Noosaville, Australia
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Pompano Beach, Florida
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249 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 331 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the city's most charming features is a series of 15 funiculars built between 1883 and 1916 to transport citizens up the steep hills surrounding the waterfront. It's about 25 cents to take one up to this promenade for very good views of the city from above. Some time should be spent strolling along the rampart and scenic overlook.

2 Thank Eddiemack
Sydney, Australia
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Not really sure why people recommend this town for visit as it is rather dull. The sea side is just a port and I can't say seeing cargo being loaded onto ships is that exciting to me.

Thank globetrottergirl07
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 273 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Luckily our Hostel was just around the corner from here so we didn't have to walk much to reach it but the views are stunning! Highly recommended

Thank TravelReviewer1983
Noosaville, Australia
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

There's more to Valparaiso than the few touristy cerros. Take the trolley bus and ascensor and see the Naval museum and some local store holders sell their wares.

Thank harpersinargentina
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

People obviously go up with the little old ascensor, and that could be already part of the pleasure, but unfortunately not. You cannot have a view from it, because of the doors. Then the viewpoint comes, which doesn't offer a voww panorama. In fact, it is more exciting down there, watching local people, ships, and boats. The only thing you... More 

1 Thank Lenke_13
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This is not a particularly nice square, the area not looking all that safe. The Artilleria Ascensor is nice, but only to get to the Maritime Museum

Thank John T
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Reviewed 13 December 2016

Couple of stores on the street, and a bunch of restaurants. The view is supposed to be The. Best. View. in Valpa. It isn't, though if you are around I suppose is worth it. Elevator is 0.5 usd round trip (Ascensor Artilleria is the official name). Specially recommend Los 4 Vientos Restaurant ( the 4 winds), if you are into... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Nice little walking stroll to visit history and the port of Valparaiso from top. Lots of folks selling local arts and murals at descent price. Parking is a headache even for the tour guide.

Thank Krish C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

this location grants you a view over the port that is unparalleled. The paseo has this cute outdoor craft market [I always get stuff here]. And there are great coffee shops and restaurants nearby.

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Viña del Mar, Valparaiso, Chile
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

One of the best views over the Valparaiso bay over to Viña del Mar. Parking is a lttle bit difficult, and dog poo is on the street, be aware. Museum Naval is huge and interesting for people who like these stuff, descriptions also in English, but really Chilean naval history.

Thank Jens M

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