As colorful as Valparaíso's trademark houses – and built almost as high – are the fruit and vegetable displays in the Mercado Cardonal,...
Mirador Diego Portales
You can see all of central Valpo's colorful hills from the Mirador Diego Portales in the east of town.
Iglesia San Francisco
The bell tower of the ornate, red-brick Iglesia San Francisco served as a landmark for approaching mariners, who gave the city its...
This five-screen cinema shows the latest releases.
Nuevo Restaurant O'Higgins
Highly recommended by Valparaíso regulars. You too could fall for the charms of the pork ribs coated in white wine sauce, as well as the...
cnr Av Pedro Montt & Rawson · interesting places nearby
Congreso Nacional information
One of Valpo's only modern landmarks is the controversial Congreso Nacional, located in the east section of El Plan. Its roots lie in Pinochet's presidency both literally and legislatively: it was built on one of his boyhood homes and mandated by his 1980 constitution (which moved the legislature away from Santiago).