Historic Quarter of the Seaport City of Valparaiso, Valparaiso

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Explore Historic Quarter of the Seaport City of Valparaiso, the World Heritage-listed center of the vibrant port city. Sprawling across hills, the town features colorful houses and street art. Ride the funicular railway for a stunning panoramic view of the city and ocean, or just roam the winding streets and admire the murals and brightly painted house walls. You can view many historical buildings, visit galleries and shops, or spend some time in a cafe overlooking the bustling port. Put Historic Quarter of the Seaport City of Valparaiso on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Valparaiso day trip planner .
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  • Our first stop after arriving at the main bus terminal is the civic centre/plaza where a craft market is being set up. It is a large plaza, maybe two football pitches in size. What struck me was the r...  more »
  • I did not like, feel insecure, looks ugly, they say that much is stolen, is not police or this very clean, unfortunate
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  • Yes, the Mariners are in all cities interesting, but here it doesn't seem particular, sure there are the alleys, sure the stories they tell are fine but for a harbour that welcomed really sailors from around the world expected more
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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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