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Monumento a Los Heroes, Valparaiso

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See a grand and touching tribute to those who fought and lost their lives in the War of the Pacific at Monumento a Los Heroes. Inaugurated in 1886, the memorial houses the remains of Captain Arturo Prat, a celebrated navy officer and one of Chile's national heroes. The white plinths and black statues neatly contrast one another, creating an arresting visual effect and drawing attention to the sacrifices of soldiers who perished during one of the most dramatic periods in South American history. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Monumento a Los Heroes and many more Valparaiso attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Valparaiso trip itinerary builder.
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  • This is a must when visiting Valparaiso, since this monument reminds the heroes of Iquique... This just in front of the port and the main railway station... You should visit it
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  • a monument care, define in their forms, with the principle feature of the century XX, sight on arrival at the port, the heraea receiving visitors
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  • The central body of the plaza sotomayor, must-see, Center City, geographical and spiritual reference, symbolizes the honor patriotic, the courage of Captain arturo Prat and its military, in defense of the nation.
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  • Beautiful monument with great architecture. It is currently under renovation. If you come here at 6pm you can see them lowering the flag.
  • Monumento bem cuidado, vale passar e ver.
  • classical monument of valparaiso in honor of the heroes of iquique, niches of Arturo Prat, Condell, Serrano and village houses
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  • Nice place. Pity that is difficult to stop enter to see the tombs of our heroes national.
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  • Very nice place. To its surroundings several restaurants
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