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Ascensor Polanco, Valparaiso

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Ride to the top of Ascensor Polanco, the only vertical elevator in Valparaiso. Situated on Polanco Hill, the lift first takes you through a 150 m (493 ft) tunnel, before ascending the 60 m (197 ft) tower. Inaugurated in 1916, the scenic elevator is now a National Monument of Chile. From the top of the tower you can enjoy encapsulating views of Valparaiso and take postcard-worthy photographs of the colorful vistas. Descend the Cerro Polanco on foot to see the brightly painted murals and graffiti that grace the walls of the hilly neighborhood. Use our Valparaiso tourist route planner to arrange your visit to Ascensor Polanco and other attractions in Valparaiso.
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  • It is very entertaining and mysterious, a tunnel where you must walk up to the elevator. Above have a panoramic view of 360 ° all Valparaiso, really lovely. A place that people can not miss.
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  • The elevator itself, not much attention, but if the tunnel what must travel to reach it. From the top the view is large, Nice. I do not recommend to download walking because the sector where the elevator is located isn't very good. To a dog, we try to bite haha. Outside of that, it's cute and comes out of the ordinary with the rest of the lifts.
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  • Access to the lift is performed by a tunnel inside the Hill, which makes the ride interesting! The view is beautiful! Worth knowing!
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  • Nice grafit experience
  • It's not here
  • Unique elevator vertical in Valparaiso. You can see the entire city from the top.
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  • The only literal lift
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  • If the location is right now. The previous stop was intermediate in street Valderrama. Now the marker is correctly located. The old one was the first stop near Valderrama Street.
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