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Valparaiso's Gate (La Puerta de Valparaiso): Tours & Tickets

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29 Jan 2018
“Walking is the only way to see Valparaiso”
15 Oct 2016
“A little dirty”
These historic twin towers in Chile's maini port represent a "Welcome Gate" to all visitors.
Huito 365, Valparaiso, Chile, Valparaiso, Chile
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Reviewed January 29, 2018

You must get out of your bus or car and walk the streets of Valparaiso to know it. Yes, there are parts that are dirty, with crumbling buildings, but the "soul" (as another reviewer but it) is there on the streets. If you don't look...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank fizzy1991
Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

This area would've been more of a highlight of our trip if the city decided to manicure the area a little bit more. There's a few cool things to see but really nothing spectacular.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank SteveRainville99
Reviewed March 20, 2016

This is an area worth looking at by walking nearby as well as viewing from the upper levels of Valpariso To look at this area tells about why it was originally planned as a shipping powerhouse until the canal meant no longer the only shipping...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Reviewed February 22, 2016

Area of Valparaiso ,to visit while in the city .The difference between the area near the port to the main city area .

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Mary38677
Reviewed February 10, 2016

This is a really different town that at first blush looks like a run down, dirty, port town with little to offer...and if you only get to see it for a few hours during a cruise stop, that's what you will likely leave with. Guide...More

Date of experience: February 2016
2  Thank pswise
Reviewed November 26, 2014

Went to eat seafood at the port and then headed to Viña de Mar. Some good shots for tourists but 3 hours might be enough to get a idea.

Date of experience: November 2014
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Reviewed March 30, 2014

You would hardly notice these towers while walking through the plaza. They look more imposing if on a boat in the harbour.

Date of experience: March 2014
1  Thank Dorsetbruce
Reviewed November 14, 2013

I cannot believe this is a port where cruise ships come to. The view from Valparaiso to the sea is incredible...but that's it! As you walk the hills of this city you see nothing but torn up buildings that need fixing and paint and some...More

Date of experience: November 2013
2  Thank spaintravelerAtlanta
Reviewed March 7, 2012

A short taxi ride from any part of Valparaiso to the cruise port. A shuttle bus then takes you from the terminal to the ship.

Date of experience: February 2012
Thank JimOCotodeCaza_Ca
Reviewed January 26, 2012

Worth a visit - I was leaving on a cruise and the port is very busy.

Date of experience: January 2012
Thank tim050400
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