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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This basically a small elevator/train that takes you from the plaza up to the upper historic district. If you are in Valparaiso, you have to ride it just to say you did. Its cheap too, only a hundred pesos, which is like 15 cents.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank TEBlaise
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Using the ascensors are the best way to get around this city of many very steep hills. El Peral is one of the most central ones. It is very well maintained, with an efficient service and very cheap. They do not run all night so...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Sarah N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Another of the city’s amazing funiculars. This one from near the quirky art museum in the wonderful house down to the harbour buildings - such fun - where else can you get a theme park ride for €0.10 !!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank TheTonyTraveller
Reviewed August 18, 2019

If you visit the port, this trolley is just a block away from it. You can take it and get a nice view of the port and the houses located on the hills. There are some restaurants, gift shops and cultural centers.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Gloria T
Reviewed August 12, 2019

Valparaiso is made up of numerous hills (some almost vertical!) which can be bad on the knees, so having this funicular is very practical! Cost only 100 pesos which is very economical! I liked the colourful tracks and the quaint feeling of riding this small...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Darren S
Reviewed June 19, 2019

One of the many elevator lines that take folks up and down the hills. Very practical in this very vertical city.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed June 18, 2019

From Plaza Sotomayor, Ascensor El Peral is the quickest way to reach Palacio Barburizza. The view once you reach the top is also great.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Juliana K
Reviewed May 8, 2019

A must to save your weary legs as you walk between the upper and lower levels of Valparaiso. Very economical and there were small queues when we we there.

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank GZOOOM
Reviewed April 30, 2019

We travelled up this elevator, it is very steep and has amazing views at the top. Service is very efficient.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Sunwapta2
Reviewed April 26, 2019

We walked down to the port area and took the little train back up to save our legs. A fun trip for CLP100. The entrance can be hard to find. Look out for ascensor sign.

Date of experience: April 2019
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