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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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  • A classic history of the place, accessible. For a visit of about half an hour. Recommended.
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  • He dock that les say is wonderful is sees all the Bay and one can lease boats and go all it Bay, more beautiful brother-in-law arrive them transatlantic that are a beauty, it recommend and not are van regret. I do not travel not have money but I can give ideas of the tourism and help.
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  • The monument itself is a very good example of sculptural. The official of the Armada that is was in the place was very friendly to the explain us what had given place to the monument and part of the history Chilean.
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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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