Cultural Park Valparaíso (Parque Cultural Ex-Cárcel)
Ascensor Reina Victoria
Cementerios 1 & 2
The city's most illustrious, influential and infamous residents rest in peace in Cementerio 1, where the tombs look like ornate mini...
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Cultural Park Valparaíso (Parque Cultural Ex-Cárcel) information
The prison that gave this hill its name was closed in 1999, but the crumbling remains of cellblocks and exercise yards, decorated with huge graffiti, functioned for years afterward as a grass-roots cultural center. Protests broke out after Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer was chosen (and later released from his duties) to turn the space into a huge arts center. At the time of writing, the new Cultural Park Valparaíso , a recycled version of the original prison now complete with a theater and artists' workshops, was set to open in 2012. Reach it by walking up Subida Cumming.