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Historic Quarter of the Seaport City of Valparaiso: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed October 16, 2019

This part of the city is very interesting and visually appealing. The walking can be strenuous, since most of the district is on hillside streets. There are many interesting older buildings, cemeteries and churches. A lot of restaurants and some really great views of the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed July 1, 2019

This is a commercial, noisy part of town, but historically it's extremely interesting. I think walking around these straight, big streets and admiring the architecture is worth doing for a day. Some shops and small shopping malls were also very interesting, offering a folk glimpse...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed June 14, 2019

Incredible views of the port and amazing street art painted onto the buildings. We had a guide as we are never quite sure where to walk and not, however the city seemed very safe. We loved it. You really get a feel for the culture...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 6, 2019

This quarter is a perfect example of Spanish colonial architecture and city planning. This street could be in any old Latin-American city.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 24, 2019

This beautiful city offers so much visual splendor. There is amazing architecture, graffiti and art on the buildings and brightly colored buildings on the hillside making a patchwork of different colors from any overlook. I found the area to be a little rough in certain...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank TryppAdams
Reviewed January 23, 2019

The buildings, street art and history all blend together to create an terrific experience. Wonder the streets, list local merchants, take the vehicular trams up and down steep hill sides. Walk streets with vista's of the sea, many reminiscent of San Fransisco. Really enjoyed our...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 6, 2019

We first came across Christian seven years ago when he collected us from a cruise in Valparaiso and spent a day with us before our flight home. We managed to track him down again after all that time and took two journeys with him before...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Stuart G
Reviewed January 4, 2019

Very colorful and picturesque. The street musicians, artisans, quaint bars, shops and restaurants, Fruit Markets, historic buildings, monuments and very inexpensive prices all around. Loved mingling with the locals, the awesome views from up on the hills, easily accessed by elevators, and the little bars...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 19, 2018

We passed through this very attractive center of town in a tour bus and the view out the window was lovely enough. Very busy center with lots of shopping and food,

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed November 21, 2018

The Historic Quarter was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2003. Valparaiso was key to the international sea trade of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. It was the most important commercial port on the Pacific Coast of South America, due to the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from Dan L | Reviewed this property |
I have never visited in July. If you google Valparaiso weather, you will get forward forecasts.