Ascensor El Peral, Valparaiso

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Landmark · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Ascend from the justice halls of Valparaiso to the top of charming Cerro Alegre with Ascensor El Peral. The renovated funicular was declared a national historical monument of Chile in 1998--recognition for the thousands of locals and visitors it has ferried up the hill over the years. Although you won't see a lot out of the windows on your way up, you can enjoy views over Valparaiso and the water from the top of the hill. Add Ascensor El Peral and other attractions to your Valparaiso trip itinerary using our Valparaiso trip planner.
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  • This is a lovely way to access the higher parts of Valpariso. This, and others, are cheap paying when you get off. They provide good views. Sometimes still nice to walk up as it's good exercise...  more »
  • Just getting to the entrance of this funicular is interesting. For next to nothing, you are rewarded with a fun ride to the promontory of the Yugoslavo Walk, an interesting neighborhood with an...  more »
  • The lift and the very nice views... But the surroundings are very insecure. They opened my car and stole our belongings. There were police officers in the area and the same happened this fact. Don't run the risk of parking your car in the vicinity of the elevator.
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  • A super cheap elevator service, for only 100 pesos (15 cents) You can have the beautiful experience of climbing up a typical elevator of Valparaiso. Coming up you have a wine shop and souvenirs and a lookout. An experience to tell.
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