Ascensor El Peral, Valparaiso

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Ascend from the justice halls of Valparaiso to the top of charming Cerro Alegre with Ascensor El Peral. The recently renovated funicular was declared a national historical monument of Chile in 1998--recognition for the thousands of locals and visitors it has ferried up the hill over the years. Although you won't see a lot out of the windows on your way up, you can enjoy views over Valparaiso and the water from the top of the hill. Add Ascensor El Peral and other attractions to your Valparaiso trip itinerary using our Valparaiso trip planner .
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  • Recently remodel,ed it is a very convenient wy to go from the hills to downtown and to the port.I t has a lovely little store on top and it is very good way to go the the Baburizza Museum.  more »
  • Fast and practical way to get to Cerro Alegre. The Valley view. It's just another of the many in Valparaiso. EGCL-12
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  • The ascensor El Peral is a funicular used by locals as transportation. And also by tourists to descend the Hill in a fun way and authentic.
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  • To Paseo Yugoeslavo
  • 100 peso ride down the elevator.
  • Very scenic
  • Fresh renovated
  • Different ride. Worth knowing the history of elevators.
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Where to stay in Valparaiso

Since its inscription on the World Heritage List in 2002, Valparaiso tourism has experienced a meteoric rise. The city now offers a wide range of accommodations, especially budget hostels and mid-range hotels and inns. Cerro Alegre, a hill just to the west of the city center, offers perhaps the largest range of options and looks out over the bustling port. Stay in the friendly neighborhood of Cerro Concepcion to enjoy the best of Valparaiso's cafe culture.
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