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Paseo 21 de Mayo, Valparaiso

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Climb to Paseo 21 de Mayo and see Valparaiso's colorful panorama from high up. Take one of the city's iconic elevators or walk to this natural balcony and promenade that stands on the slopes of Artillery Hill. Up on the platform you can enjoy an impressive view of the ocean, harbor, and the winding city streets. While here, you can also visit the maritime museum and several vendors selling souvenirs and handicrafts. Take some photos, admire the blue Victorian house that stands out in the surroundings, and relax in the small gazebo in the shade. Make Paseo 21 de Mayo a part of your Valparaiso vacation plans using our Valparaiso travel itinerary maker.
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  • An excellent overview is to visit the promenade May 21, where you can see the port. You can climb the lift Hill artillery, see handicrafts (rather expensive), visit the naval museum.
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  • If you had a good day, you can see the mountains in the background. You can see how Valparaiso is at the forefront of Viña del Mar
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  • The best view to the North from this location, on a day clear you are vera mount Aconcagua in Argentina! If you want some nice photos of the port, this is the place that has the best view! If you come from a cruise, takes the elevator artillery and in two minutes will be here! Also is next to the Maritime Museum, that is very much worth knowing! If you like walk follow South on the basis of this tour and will make a good excursion by Playa Ancha, which is worthwhile for its beautiful 19th century houses. Explore Britain Avenue and vera as one formerly lived in Valparaiso.
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  • Gorgeous vistas of the city, Ocean and just watching the massive cargo ships being loaded is mesmerizing. Definitely make this part of your Valparaiso adventure!
  • Beautiful way to see one of the amazing parts of Valpo. This is just one of the many walks you can do, but definitely do this one as well. It also shows you some of the industrial sides of the city.
  • This place describes best what Valparaiso is. Use the funicular railway to get to up the hill.Fascinating sightseeing to the harbor.
  • Best view of Valparaiso Port. Lots of souvenir shops. Try the Night view that will blow you away
  • Located opposite the coast of valparaiso, is the ride 21 de mayo.

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Where to stay in Valparaiso

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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