Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #2 in Valparaíso, Chile


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 6 sights
Distance 2.8 km
Ascend 76 m
Descend 28 m

Experience Valparaíso in Chile in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in ValparaísoIndividual Sights in Valparaíso

Sight 1: Iglesia de los Sagrados Corazones

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The Sacred Hearts Church is a Catholic church located at 2086 Independencia Street, in El Almendral neighborhood, in Valparaíso, Chile. Staffed by the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary, it was built to serve as the church for the Colegio de los Sagrados Corazones de Valparaíso community. The church was declared as a National Monument of Chile in 2003, within the category of Historic Monuments.

Wikipedia: Sacred Hearts Church (Valparaíso) (EN)

130 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 2: Parque Italia

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Parque Italia is a green area located in the El Almendral neighborhood of the city of Valparaíso, in the center of the recently named "Little Italy" sector.

Wikipedia: Parque Italia (ES)

636 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 3: Capilla del Carmen

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The Capilla del Carmen, also known as Capilla de la Medalla Milagrosa, is a chapel located on the lower flank of El Litre Hill, in El Almendral neighborhood of Valparaíso, Chile. Built in 1928, it was run by the Daughters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul, who provided care to patients of the adjacent Hospital Carlos Van Buren until March 2017. The chapel was declared as a National Monument of Chile on May 20, 2003, within the category of Historic Monuments.

Wikipedia: Capilla del Carmen (Valparaíso) (EN)

786 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 4: Plaza O'Higgins

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O'Higgins Square is a square located in the El Almendral neighborhood, in the city plan of Valparaíso, Chile, specifically next to the National Congress building. Its good accessibility and spaciousness make it a busy place at almost any time of the day, being enjoyed especially by older adults who sit down to play breeze and chess.

Wikipedia: Plaza O'Higgins (ES)

753 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 5: Juan Bautista Alberdi

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Juan Bautista Alberdi

Juan Bautista Alberdi was an Argentine political theorist and diplomat. Although he lived most of his life in exile in Montevideo, Uruguay and in Chile, he influenced the content of the Constitution of Argentina of 1853.

Wikipedia: Juan Bautista Alberdi (EN)

501 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 6: Ascensor Polanco

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The Polanco Lift is a passenger elevator located in Valparaíso, Chile. It consists of three stations and connects Simpson Street with Polanco Hill. This lift is the only "true" elevator in the city, as all others are technically funiculars. Today it is more visited by tourists than by the local residents.

Wikipedia: Polanco Lift (EN)


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