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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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  • This elevator is the only vertical condition in Valparaiso, dates from the middle of the last century and it was modernized for some years with good technology from its point highest is observed much of the cloth from the Harbour and hills
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  • Climbing, I went with a map and I didn't know that it could go from the street level, by what I walked up to the second level (district is not very nice and seems unsure) did only one floor up (walk by all Valpo, unless it is in its flat, is exhausting). The view is beautiful and not to be missed. In return, the tunnel is impressive. To not pass up if you visit Valparaíso.
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  • Get up and s sees the ciudadnde valpo whole. and divine. Is super cheap and safe, also there are murals very interesting-
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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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