Handpicked by a Chile Local Expert, we bring you our guide to 'Things to do and visit in Valparaiso'.

Cerro Alegre

Best Touristic Attractions in Chile Valparaiso is a city full of colors and hills. In Valparaiso, everything is built at the same height as the hills and there you can find all the colourful murals. Cerro Alegre is one of the most touristic and important zones of Valparaiso, with a residential neighborhood with unique architectonic elements and lots of color. The main spot is found on Montea...

Cerro Concepcion

Best Touristic Attractions in Chile Another famous touristic attraction to visit in Valparaiso is Cerro Concepcion. In fact, here you can find many hostels and hotels. It's the recommended place to stay, not only for security but also for the ambiance and important places to see. The name Concepcion comes from the Fort that was built there to defend the city. It's also called C...

Valparaiso Street Art

Best Touristic Attractions in Chile Probably the number one reason for visitors to travel to Valparaiso is to gaze upon their murals and their colors. There are many tours available where you can enjoy the most important sites: you can go to Cielo Abierto Museum, as well as the murals around the city, specially Cerro Alegre and Cerro Concepción. Lots of color, a lot of art, murals wi...

Valparaiso Port

Best Attractions in Chile History: The most reliable background on the port history of Valparaíso dates from 1810, when Villaurrutia pier was built. The “Villaurrutia” pier, the only one existing in Valparaíso at that time, had a double historical value: it was the first pier Chile had and the only one built during the Colony. On September 7th, 1910, Law No. 2,390 was approved, wh...

Ascensores Valparaiso

Best Touristic Attractions in Chile The elevators and funiculars of Valparaíso make up an integrated system of a current means of transport that represents a living industrial heritage unique in the world. This particular means of urban transport is installed in the imaginary of the inhabitants and visitors of Valparaiso. It is undeniable that all Valparaíso elevators and funiculars, w...

Plaza Sotomayor

Best Touristic Attractions in Chile Plaza Sotomayor is a plaza in Valparaiso, Chile. It is named after Rafael Sotomayor. The square is lined by buildings occupying full block-fronts of the streets that sorround it. The focus of the square is the monument that honors the Chilean sailors who fell during the Battle of Iquique and the Battle of Punta Gruesa. The Plaza and surrounding buildi...

Parque Cultural Valparaiso

Best Touristic Attractions in Chile The Valparaiso Cultural Park is an architectural complex built on Cerro Carcel. It is projected from a harmonious set of buildings for the installation of cultural resources around a park open to the community, aimed at encouraging local artistic practice, with the first-level infrastructure for dance, music, theater, and circus space. Located in this es...


Las Torpederas Beach

Playa Las Torpederas is a beach resort in Valparaiso, Chile, located at the base of Cerro Ancha hill and located at the top of Altamirano Avenue. History This beach with its sandstone edging and the hollow that led to the sea was known as the Fishermen; denomination undoubted by the activity that was carried out in the place, according to the existing plans already in 1854 and in 1876. It rece...

Plaza Victoria

Best Touristic Attractions in Chile Victoria Square, also called Plaza de la Victoria, is a square located in the Almendral sector of the city of Valparaíso, Chile, which has an important heritage since it includes valuable statues and plant species. The square was created as such in the first half of the 19th century, previously taking the names of Plaza Nueva and Plaza de Orrego. Alth...

Muelle Baron

Best Touristic Attractions in Chile Muelle Baron was created in order to meet the movement of coal for the State Railways service. On September 7th, 1910, the law that allocated funds for the construction of the ports of Valparaíso and San Antonio was approved. Construction was carried out by the English firm S. Pearson & Son in 1912, suffering a delay almost a year due to the outbreak ...

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