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Bordering the famous port in the center of Valparaiso, this popular plaza contains the country's naval headquarters.
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"large plaza"
in 7 reviews
"buildings surrounding"
in 3 reviews
"flea market"
in 3 reviews
"busy plaza"
in 3 reviews
"blue building"
in 4 reviews
"tours start"
in 3 reviews
"a great starting point"
in 3 reviews
"focal point"
in 3 reviews
"chilean navy"
in 10 reviews
"pick pockets"
in 3 reviews
"national hero"
in 3 reviews
"meeting point"
in 8 reviews
"boat tour"
in 4 reviews
"central location"
in 3 reviews
"nice square"
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"worth a stop"
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"arturo prat"
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Reviewed yesterday

A grand open space just down the hill from the the congested areas of artists and habitation that exist above the square. A good place for you if you are just getting a bit claustrophobic by all the buildings on the hillsides of Valparaiso.

Thank unclebobjim
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This city square is near the waterfront. There’s a small market in the center selling tchotchkes to tourists. To the right, as you face the harbor, there’s a small shopping mall with restrooms.

Thank Ruth G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Home of the Port authorities headquarters, Soto Mayor Plaza is one of Valparaiso's main historic spots, it is one of the starting points for walking tours, fine for taking a couple of photos, try to go there in a tour during the day, the area...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just some flea Market trinkets, traffic, a Starbucks and stray dogs. Not to be confused with the colorful and lively plazas in many cities in this region.

Thank stefdoj
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Plaza Sotomaryor is downtown Valparaiso. I went on a Sundary and theere was a book fair and a flea market full of artisans with their handcrafts to show. Also, as a background image, you have the port and the monument of a national hero, surroinded...More

Thank MEMarzioni
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Located adjacent to the waterfront and blinded by two busy streets it can be a noisy location. Albeit it is surrounded by the Military (Naval HQ) one side, Hotel Reine Victoria / Starbucks on another, the Fire Station on another and the Jetty and large...More

Thank Jnanayog
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great place to be any time of the day but particularly mid to late afternoon. Watch the tour boats pull in an out. Good viewing too of the ocean going container ships. Find a place to sit and watch the people.

Thank bpk413
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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

A drop off point for a few photos of a famous statue. Walk to the funicular to get to the top of the hill It is very busy with a small market in front of the old presidential palace

Thank Sue K
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

Seeing this monument surviving mid the realities of 1st century Valparaiso which seems not to escape artistry on every blank surface - much of it excellent - reminds us of centuries past. It is a remarkable monument to past glory.

Thank Ziek1986
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

This was the most congested area in town. Cars, bused, taxis, people.... This is a huge commercial area that is full of local people doing their daily work life too. There are also lots of buses with huge amounts of tourist in the streets. If...More

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