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Valparaiso's Gate (La Puerta de Valparaiso)

Huito 365, Valparaiso, Chile, Valparaiso, Chile
+56 9 9880 9551
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Walking is the only way to see Valparaiso

You must get out of your bus or car and walk the streets of Valparaiso to know it. Yes, there are... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2018
fizzy1991
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Nashville, Tennessee
A little dirty

This area would've been more of a highlight of our trip if the city decided to manicure the area a... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2016
Steve R
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Orlando, Florida
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These historic twin towers in Chile's maini port represent a "Welcome Gate" to all visitors.
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good43%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
29 Jan 2018
“Walking is the only way to see Valparaiso”
15 Oct 2016
“A little dirty”
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Huito 365, Valparaiso, Chile, Valparaiso, Chile
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+56 9 9880 9551
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Reviewed 29 January 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

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Reviewed 15 October 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.

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Reviewed 20 March 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

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Reviewed 22 February 2016

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

Thank Mary38677
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Reviewed 11 February 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

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Reviewed 26 November 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.

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Reviewed 30 March 2014

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

1  Thank Dorsetbruce
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Reviewed 14 November 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

2  Thank spaintravelerAtlanta
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Reviewed 7 March 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.

Thank JimOCotodeCaza_Ca
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Reviewed 26 January 2012

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

Thank tim050400
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