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Valparaiso's Gate (La Puerta de Valparaiso)

Huito 365, Valparaiso, Chile, Valparaiso, Chile
+56 9 9880 9551
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A little dirty

This area would've been more of a highlight of our trip if the city decided to manicure the area a... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2016
Steve R
Orlando, Florida
via mobile
An area worth having a look at...the port

This is an area worth looking at by walking nearby as well as viewing from the upper levels of... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2016
Maleny, Australia
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These historic twin towers in Chile's maini port represent a "Welcome Gate" to all visitors.
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  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
15 Oct 2016
“A little dirty”
20 Mar 2016
“An area worth having a look at...the port”
Huito 365, Valparaiso, Chile, Valparaiso, Chile
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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This area would've been more of a highlight of our trip if the city decided to manicure the area a little bit more. There's a few cool things to see but really nothing spectacular.

1  Thank Steve R
Reviewed 21 March 2016

This is an area worth looking at by walking nearby as well as viewing from the upper levels of Valpariso To look at this area tells about why it was originally planned as a shipping powerhouse until the canal meant no longer the only shipping...More

Reviewed 22 February 2016

Area of Valparaiso ,to visit while in the city .The difference between the area near the port to the main city area .

Thank Mary38677
Reviewed 11 February 2016

This is a really different town that at first blush looks like a run down, dirty, port town with little to offer...and if you only get to see it for a few hours during a cruise stop, that's what you will likely leave with. Guide...More

1  Thank pswise
Reviewed 26 November 2014

Went to eat seafood at the port and then headed to Viña de Mar. Some good shots for tourists but 3 hours might be enough to get a idea.

Thank cecilia1234cd
Reviewed 30 March 2014

You would hardly notice these towers while walking through the plaza. They look more imposing if on a boat in the harbour.

1  Thank Dorsetbruce
Reviewed 15 November 2013

I cannot believe this is a port where cruise ships come to. The view from Valparaiso to the sea is incredible...but that's it! As you walk the hills of this city you see nothing but torn up buildings that need fixing and paint and some...More

2  Thank spaintravelerAtlanta
Reviewed 7 March 2012

A short taxi ride from any part of Valparaiso to the cruise port. A shuttle bus then takes you from the terminal to the ship.

Thank JimOCotodeCaza_Ca
Reviewed 26 January 2012

Worth a visit - I was leaving on a cruise and the port is very busy.

Thank tim050400
Reviewed 16 September 2009

Valparaiso counts a unique landscape and historical architecture together with important commerce that was an icon before the channel of Panama was opened. Many sailors from around the world, stoped in this Port to trade their products and many decided to stay for good, giving...More

1  Thank Chiletourguide
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