We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Review ”

Ascensor Artilleria
Book In Advance
More Info
US$99.00*
and up
Full-Day Tour of Valparaiso Port and Viña del Mar from Santiago
Ranked #5 of 143 things to do in Valparaiso
Certificate of Excellence
More attraction details
Attraction details
Owner description: This hillside tram is over 100 years old and is now a national monument. Tourists can still ride the lift today and take in breathtaking panoramic views of downtown and the ocean.
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Great place for a Funicular railway!! Great views and worth the wait!! Best funicular railway in Valparaiso!!

Thank SamuelCase
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a Review
Reviews (833)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

10 - 14 of 833 reviews

Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is a cheap ride up the hill to an area with a bunch of tourist stalls and great views of the port and Valparaiso. It cost 600 pesos roundtrip (300 each way) and you pay at the top when you arrive and then again before going down. Acouple of the other funiculars were under serious repair so this was the only one I rode here.

Thank drbench400
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Riding an ascensor (and there are many) is a must when you visit Valparaiso, and they are s cheap ($0.20 - $075) and great fun.

Thank Andy-Dana
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

A lovely, old school way to climb the hill.

It's 300 pesos each way but the views are worth it and the staff are cheery.

Thank Mark H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 25 March 2017

The elevators of Valparaiso are something so particular and unique that you absolutely can't miss them during your visit. They are still the original ones built at the beginning of last century, some put back in order after some restoration works, some others unfortunately still have to be repaired. I took many of them, the elevator Artilleria was my favourite. Quite close to the portal area, it leads to the Cerro Artilleria, just under the Museo Maritimo. Right at the exit there's a lovely panoramic terrace with a little art crafts market and a spectacular panorama of the whole town. On a side you can have a close view over the port and the ocean, on the other side there are the wonderful Valparaiso hills with all their coloured, typical houses. You can go up to Cierro Artilleria by food, but taking the elevator is something else, it's takes you back to the old times, it has a great atmosphere in its simplicity. Simply amazing!

1  Thank Mona77
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC

Travellers who viewed Ascensor Artilleria also viewed

Valparaiso, Valparaiso Region
Valparaiso, Valparaiso Region
 
Valparaiso, Valparaiso Region
 

Been to Ascensor Artilleria? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing