Valparaiso Half Day Walking City tourfrom
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On this walking tour you will have the opportunity to visit Valparaiso’s great patrimonial and cultural attractions boasting natural beauty and Chilean charm. Declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO this important port city was once considered “The Jewel of the Pacific“ before the opening of the Panama Canal. You will have time to explore the downtown area, governmental buildings, Sotomayor Plaza, Echaurren Plaza, Victoria Plaza, the town’s cathedral, the well-known harbor area along with the Prat Pier and much more. You will also visit the city’s famous colorful hills and neighborhoods. There, high above the metropolis there is a fantastic agglomeration of brightly painted houses and panoramic views. The upper and lower parts of the city are connected with 16 funicular railways constructed around the turn of the century when the city experienced tremendous growth. Part of this excursion will entail riding these historical cable cars and the public trolleybus. This fantastic cultural atmosphere combined with stunning architecture offers one of the best urban experiences in Chile.