Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #2 in Valparaíso, Chile

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Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 2.3 km
Ascend 98 m
Descend 156 m

Explore Valparaíso in Chile with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Activities in ValparaísoIndividual Sights in Valparaíso

Sight 1: Vicente Huidobro

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Vicente Huidobro

Vicente García-Huidobro Fernández was a Chilean poet born to an aristocratic family. He promoted the avant-garde literary movement in Chile and was the creator and greatest exponent of the literary movement called Creacionismo ("Creationism").

Wikipedia: Vicente Huidobro (EN)

6 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 2: Pablo Neruda

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Pablo Neruda

Pablo Neruda was a Chilean poet-diplomat and politician who won the 1971 Nobel Prize in Literature. Neruda became known as a poet when he was 13 years old and wrote in a variety of styles, including surrealist poems, historical epics, political manifestos, a prose autobiography, and passionate love poems such as the ones in his collection Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair (1924)...

Wikipedia: Pablo Neruda (EN)

27 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 3: Gabriela Mistral

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Gabriela Mistral

Lucila Godoy Alcayaga, known by her pseudonym Gabriela Mistral, was a Chilean poet-diplomat, educator, and humanist. She was the first Latin American author to receive a Nobel Prize in Literature in 1945, "for her lyric poetry which, inspired by powerful emotions, has made her name a symbol of the idealistic aspirations of the entire Latin American world". Some central themes in her poems are nature, betrayal, love, a mother's love, sorrow and recovery, travel, and Latin American identity as formed from a mixture of Native American and European influences. Her image is featured on the 5,000 Chilean peso banknote.

Wikipedia: Gabriela Mistral (EN)

1508 meters / 18 minutes

Sight 4: Parque Cultural de Valparaíso

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The Valparaíso Cultural Park (PCDV), also known as the former Cárcel, is an architectural complex built on the Valparaíso Cerro de Valparaíso, Chile, from 2010 and opened during the government of Sebastián Piñera in October 2011. The establishment It is located on the foundations of what was the old public prison of the city, being occupied today by artists and local cultural and community groups. Within the land of the park, an old powder and archaeological site of the late colonial era is also located, which corresponds to the oldest construction that is preserved in the city, and to the only testimony of the fortifications that were built in numerous hills of Valparaíso .

Wikipedia: Parque Cultural de Valparaíso (ES), Website

808 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 5: Saint Paul's

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St. Paul's Cathedral is a historic Anglican church in Valparaíso, Chile. Located in Cerro Concepción in the historic British section of Valparaíso, St. Paul's has been a National Monument of Chile since 1979 and a cathedral since 2016.

Wikipedia: St. Paul's Cathedral, Valparaíso (EN)

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