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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.
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
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 !!
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.
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