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Bordering the famous port in the center of Valparaiso, this popular plaza contains the country's naval headquarters.
Plaza Sotomayor, Valparaiso, Chile
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Getting here by car was a treat, traffic is brutal, but there is an underground parking garage. This is a nice central plaza with local vendors. It is centrally located so that walking the historic streets is easy. Also easy access to harbor area.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank TEBlaise
Reviewed September 10, 2019

This is a mayor landmark of Valparaiso, this is were the monument a Arturo Prat (and were his remains and part of his naval ship are. This is close to the Port and you can take a little bay excursion in small boats. There is...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank travelling140
Reviewed August 20, 2019

We got to know the Plaza through one of the free city tour is is so worth it! At the end of the tour, you arrive at the Plaza and get to know a lot about the sailing and port history of Valparaiso.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 1, 2019 via mobile

An interesting monument with the ability to take photos outside of s guarded fence. The orientation of the ship captain looking back on the land is ok. Wouldn’t want yo make a special visit to this site!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank davidajones111
Reviewed July 1, 2019 via mobile

A wonderful Sunday market. Lots of local people and local food to buy. From here it is easy to get to the waterfront.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank stephrab
Reviewed June 21, 2019 via mobile

This is a place of Chilean history, anybody visiting city has to visit this square, would 100% recommend a visit.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank JB1234Tewkesbury
Reviewed June 18, 2019

Landmark in Valparaiso. From here, you can easily take an ascensor (closest is El Peral) and climb up for great views and pictures. Right next to Plaza Sotomayor is the overground metro station, conveniently located inside a shopping center.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Juliana K
Reviewed June 16, 2019 via mobile

Walk around the port side, shopping at the small shops lined along the streets. Street food is good. Musicians and hand puppet artists give you good time.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank SreejithSreekumar
Reviewed April 20, 2019 via mobile

Good open space in Valpo with market Stalls close to port activities and the funicular up the Playa Ancha area and some good coffee shops

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Sallycp11
Reviewed April 6, 2019

This was a typical Latin-American plaza with a large government building on one end and a nice statue & fountain in the center. Check it out then take a ride on a funicular up one of the nearby hills.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Response from Elle D | Reviewed this property |
Call Camilo on this number +five six 982 417 six two five if you need any further information, he is justvgreat & will give uou any advice you need... Just tell him you were referred to by ELLE... Have fun!