Plaza Sotomayor, Valparaiso

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Step into Chilean history and culture when you head to Plaza Sotomayor. Built to honor those who gave their lives during the War of the Pacific, fought between Chile and Peru, the square centers on a large memorial with explanatory placards. Many historical buildings surround the plaza, inspired by 17th-century French architecture. These include the old mayor's office, firefighters' headquarters, and port station. The city does a fireworks display some nights, of which you get a great view from the plaza. Before you head to Valparaiso, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Valparaiso trip itinerary maker , to make sure you see all that Valparaiso has to offer, including Plaza Sotomayor.
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  • The Plaza Sotomayor is nice for a few photos, but no longer. There are more beautiful places in this world and the traffic noise affects any longer stay.
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  • It is. The point of departure from Valparaiso, imposing buildings very lind visit it since it is where the city of Valparaíso
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  • The truth, as Spanish who has visited 80% South America Valparaiso is without a doubt the place more magical that I have visited in densely populated places. I've been several times and never have assaulted me, another thing is that you fences down the street with your Apple Watch and your iphone in hand, after leaving a starbucks, bone, Hi, if you can not change log it is your problem and that you have educated... on the other hand have the contrast between the colonial architecture and the new more globalized are a joy not as in certain capital cities of some countries where everything is old, until the car... on the other hand as foreign treat you great (if not fences with attitude of) superiority as anyone who leaves a country...) In short if you are going to do is hate you stay in your country that you have much jungle to visit, if what you want is to live new experiences and clothe you with Chilean hospitality that I if I have enjoyed you leave wanting to pretend social position in your country and , Chile, come as you are.
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  • Cool architecture
  • References to the heroes Monument installed in the Plaza Sotomayor, pays tribute to the ship Esmeralda, sunk at the battle of Iquique in 1879. Interesting.
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  • Historic centre of Valparaiso where the monument to the Heroes of Iquique Arturo Prat, Chile's Navy headquarters building of the 1900 also the metrotren terminal station and the arrival of cruise ships to Valparaiso sector and are given boat rides to explore the Bay
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  • The naval heroes square, beautiful and safe... By the time O'Higgins houses the fair in the plaza.
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  • Plaza sotomayor has cute crafts
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