Lowest prices on Valparaíso hotels booking, Chile

One of the special proposals is an unique opportunity to instantly find the lowest prices on Valparaíso hotels and book a best hotel in Valparaíso saving up to 80%! You can do it quickly and easily with HotelsCombined, a world's leading free hotel metasearch engine that allows to search and compare the rates of all major hotel chains, top travel sites, and leading hotel booking websites, including Booking.com, Hotels.com, Agoda.com, etc., etc. The hotel price comparison service HotelsCombined means cheap Valparaíso hotels booking, lowest prices on hotel reservation in Valparaíso and airline tickets to Valparaíso, Chile!

Valparaíso Hotels Comparison & Online Booking

▪ Lowest prices on Valparaíso hotels booking
▪ The discounts on Valparaíso hotels up to 80%
▪ No booking fees on Valparaíso hotels
▪ Detailed description & photos of Valparaíso hotels
▪ Trusted ratings and reviews of Valparaíso hotels
▪ Advanced Valparaíso hotel search & comparison
▪ All Valparaíso hotels on the map
▪ Interesting sights of Valparaíso

What's important: you can compare and book not only Valparaíso hotels and resorts, but also villas and holiday cottages, inns and B&Bs (bed and breakfast), condo hotels and apartments, timeshare properties, guest houses and pensions, campsites (campgrounds), motels and hostels in Valparaíso. If you're going to Valparaíso save your money and time, don't pay for the services of the greedy travel agencies. Instead, book the best hotel in Valparaíso online, buy the cheapest airline tickets to Valparaíso, and rent a car in Valparaíso right now, paying the lowest price! Besides, here you can buy the Valparaíso related books, guidebooks, souvenirs and other goods.

By the way, we would recommend you to combine your visit to Valparaíso with other popular and interesting places of Chile, for example: Puerto Montt, Arica, Valdivia, La Serena, Antofagasta, Viña del Mar, Pucón, Valparaíso, Hanga Roa, Atacama, San Pedro de Atacama, Easter Island, Puerto Natales, Santiago, Iquique, Coquimbo, Puerto Varas, Punta Arenas, Villarrica, Torres del Paine, etc.

How to Book a Hotel in Valparaíso

In order to book an accommodation in Valparaíso enter the proper dates and do the hotel search. If needed, sort the found Valparaíso hotels by price, star rating, property type, guest rating, hotel features, hotel theme or hotel chain. Then take a look at the found hotels on Valparaíso map to estimate the distance from the main Valparaíso attractions and sights. You can also read the guest reviews of Valparaíso hotels and see their ratings.

When a hotel search in Valparaíso is done, please select the room type, the included meals and the suitable booking conditions (for example, "Deluxe double room, Breakfast included, Non-Refundable"). Press the "View Deal" ("Book Now") button. Make your booking on a hotel booking website and get the hotel reservation voucher by email. That's it, a perfect hotel in Valparaíso is waiting for you!

Hotels of Valparaíso

A hotel in Valparaíso is an establishment that provides lodging paid on a short-term basis. Facilities provided may range from a basic bed and storage for clothing, to luxury features like en-suite bathrooms. Larger in Valparaíso hotels may provide additional guest facilities such as a swimming pool, business centre, childcare, conference facilities and social function services. Hotel rooms in Valparaíso are usually numbered (or named in some smaller hotels and B&Bs) to allow guests to identify their room. Some Valparaíso hotels offer meals as part of a room and board arrangement. Hotel operations vary in size, function, and cost. Most Valparaíso hotels and major hospitality companies that operate hotels in Valparaíso have set widely accepted industry standards to classify hotel types. General categories include the following:

Upscale luxury hotels in Valparaíso
An upscale full service hotel facility in Valparaíso that offers luxury amenities, full service accommodations, on-site full service restaurant(s), and the highest level of personalized and professional service. Luxury Valparaíso hotels are normally classified with at least a Four Diamond or Five Diamond status or a Four or Five Star rating depending on classification standards.

Full service hotels in Valparaíso
Full service Valparaíso hotels often contain upscale full-service facilities with a large volume of full service accommodations, on-site full service restaurant(s), and a variety of on-site amenities such as swimming pools, a health club, children's activities, ballrooms, on-site conference facilities, etc.

Historic inns and boutique hotels in Valparaíso
Boutique hotels of Valparaíso are smaller independent non-branded hotels that often contain upscale facilities of varying size in unique or intimate settings with full service accommodations. Valparaíso boutique hotels are generally 100 rooms or less. Some historic inns and boutique hotels in Valparaíso may be classified as luxury hotels.

Focused or select service hotels in Valparaíso
Small to medium-sized hotel establishments that offer a limited amount of on-site amenities that only cater and market to a specific demographic of Valparaíso travelers, such as the single business traveler. Most Valparaíso focused or select service hotels may still offer full service accommodations but may lack leisure amenities such as an on-site restaurant or a swimming pool.

Economy and limited service hotels in Valparaíso
Small to medium-sized Valparaíso hotel establishments that offer a very limited amount of on-site amenities and often only offer basic accommodations with little to no services, these facilities normally only cater and market to a specific demographic of travelers, such as the budget-minded Valparaíso traveler seeking a "no frills" accommodation. Limited service Valparaíso hotels often lack an on-site restaurant but in return may offer a limited complimentary food and beverage amenity such as on-site continental breakfast service.

Guest houses and B&Bs in Valparaíso
A bed and breakfast in Valparaíso is a small lodging establishment that offers overnight accommodation and inclusive breakfast. Usually, Valparaíso bed and breakfasts are private homes or family homes offering accommodations. The typical Valparaíso B&B has between 4 and 11 rooms, with 6 being the average. Generally, guests are accommodated in private bedrooms with private bathrooms, or in a suite of rooms including an en suite bathroom. Some homes have private bedrooms with a bathroom which is shared with other guests. Breakfast is served in the bedroom, a dining room, or the host's kitchen. Often the owners of guest house themselves prepare the breakfast and clean the rooms.

Hostels in Valparaíso
Valparaíso hostels provide budget-oriented, sociable accommodation where guests can rent a bed, usually a bunk bed, in a dormitory and share a bathroom, lounge, and sometimes a kitchen. Rooms can be mixed or single-sex, although private rooms may also be available. Hostels are often cheaper for both the operator and occupants; many Valparaíso hostels have long-term residents whom they employ as desk agents or housekeeping staff in exchange for experience or discounted accommodation.

Apartment hotels, extended stay hotels in Valparaíso
Extended stay hotels are small to medium-sized Valparaíso hotels that offer longer term full service accommodations compared to a traditional hotel. Extended stay hotels may offer non-traditional pricing methods such as a weekly rate that cater towards travelers in need of short-term accommodations for an extended period of time. Similar to limited and select service hotels, on-site amenities are normally limited and most extended stay hotels in Valparaíso lack an on-site restaurant.

Timeshare and destination clubs in Valparaíso
Valparaíso timeshare and destination clubs are a form of property ownership also referred to as a vacation ownership involving the purchase and ownership of an individual unit of accommodation for seasonal usage during a specified period of time. Timeshare resorts in Valparaíso often offer amenities similar that of a Full service hotel with on-site restaurant(s), swimming pools, recreation grounds, and other leisure-oriented amenities. Destination clubs of Valparaíso on the other hand may offer more exclusive private accommodations such as private houses in a neighborhood-style setting.

Motels in Valparaíso
A Valparaíso motel is a small-sized low-rise lodging establishment similar to that of a limited service hotel, but with direct access to individual rooms from the car park. Common during the 1950s and 1960s, motels were often located adjacent to a major road, where they were built on inexpensive land at the edge of towns or along stretches of highways. They are still useful in less populated areas of Valparaíso for driving travelers, but the more populated an area becomes the more hotels fill the need. Many of Valparaíso motels which remain in operation have joined national franchise chains, rebranding themselves as hotels, inns or lodges.

Why HotelsCombined

HotelsCombined is the leading hotel metasearch engine founded in 2005, with headquarters in Sydney, Australia. It is widely recognized as the world's best hotel price comparison site and has won many of the most prestigious tourism industry awards. The site operates in over 40 languages, handles 120 different currencies and aggregates more than 2 million deals from hundreds of travel sites and hotel chains. The number of users counts more than 300,000 people a year with over $1,000,000,000 in estimated total cost of hotel reservations.

The main purpose of HotelsCombined hotel price comparison service is to help the travelers in finding a perfect accommodation option in Valparaíso at the best price, eliminating the need to manually analyze hundreds of hotel booking sites and thousands of price offers. Through the partnership with the most popular hotel booking websites, online travel agencies and hotel chains, HotelsCombined allows its users to search for and compare the current rates on Valparaíso hotels in a single search. It also provides an aggregated summary of hotel reviews and ratings from external sites.

The HotelsCombined's advanced technology allows to instantly find the available Valparaíso hotels and process the offers of all leading travel websites, including Booking.com, Hotels.com, Agoda.com, etc. and many others (AccorHotels.com, AirAsiaGo.com, Amoma.com, AsiaTravel.com, BestWestern.com, Budgetplaces.com, EasyToBook.com, Elvoline.com, Expedia.com, Getaroom.com, Hilton.com, Homestay.com, Hotel.de, HotelClub.com, HotelsClick.com, HotelTravel.com, Housetrip.com, ihg.com, Interhome.com, Jovago.com, LateRooms.com, NH-Hotels.com, OnHotels.com, Otel.com, Prestigia.com, Skoosh.com, Splendia.com, Superbreak.com, Tiket.com, etc.). Due to the fast and easy-to-use search system you get the rates on available Valparaíso hotels and book a preferable hotel on a website providing the lowest price.

All Valparaíso Hotels & Hostels Online

HotelsCombined will be useful for those interested in Valparaíso, Chile, HotelsCombined, Trivago, sale on the hotel booking site HotelsCombined, discount coupons on the hotel booking site HotelsCombined, best rates on Valparaíso hotels, low prices on Valparaíso hotels, best hotel in Valparaíso, best Valparaíso hotel, discounted Valparaíso hotel booking, online Valparaíso hotel reservation, Valparaíso hotels comparison, hotel booking in Valparaíso, luxury and cheap accomodation in Valparaíso, Valparaíso inns, Valparaíso B&Bs, bed and breakfast in Valparaíso, condo hotels and apartments in Valparaíso, bargain Valparaíso rentals, cheap Valparaíso vacation rentals,Valparaíso pensions and guest houses, cheap hotels and hostels of Valparaíso, Valparaíso motels, dormitories of Valparaíso, dorms in Valparaíso, Valparaíso dormitory rooms, lowest rates on hotels in Valparaíso, hotel prices comparison in Valparaíso, travel to Valparaíso, vacation in Valparaíso, trip to Valparaíso, trusted hotel reviews of Valparaíso, sights and attractions of Valparaíso, Valparaíso guidebook, Valparaíso guide, hotel booking in Valparaíso, Chile, tours to Valparaíso, travel company in Valparaíso, travel agency in Valparaíso, excursions in Valparaíso, tickets to Valparaíso, airline tickets to Valparaíso, Valparaíso hotel booking, Valparaíso hostels, dormitory of Valparaíso, dorm in Valparaíso, Valparaíso dormitory, Valparaíso airfares, Valparaíso airline tickets, etc.

Many people are also interested in the Valparaíso tours, Valparaíso travel, must-see places in Valparaíso, Valparaíso Booking.com, Valparaíso hotels Trivago, Valparaíso Expedia, Valparaíso Airbnb, Valparaíso TripAdvisor, Hotels Combined Valparaíso, HotelsCombined Valparaíso, Valparaíso hotels and hostels, CL hotels and hostels, Black Friday on the hotel booking site HotelsCombined, Cyber Monday on the hotel booking site HotelsCombined, New Year's and Christmas sale HotelsCombined, hotelscombined.en, HotelsCombined.en, HotelsCombined.en, hotelscombined.com, Valparaíso (Cile), Valparaiz, 瓦爾帕萊索, वल्परैसो, ভালপারাইসো, Valparaíso, Şili, Valparayso, बाल्परेझो, Valparaiyso, བལྤ་རཨིསོ, والپرائیسو, Валпараисо, ڤالپارایسۆ, वाल्पाराइसो, والپارایسو, 𐌱𐌰𐌻𐍀𐌰𐍂𐌰𐌹𐍃𐍉, וואלפאראיסא, IValparaiso, Valparaėsos, Val'paraiso, Вальпараїсо, والپارايسؤ, ᕙᓪᐸᕃᓱ, වල්පරයිසෝ, ვალპარაისო, Dakbayan sa Valparaíso, and so on.

While others are looking for the ۋالپاراىسو, Вальпараисо, Valparaíso (on Cilan), فالبارايسو, Balparai, بآلپارایسو, Valparaíso, ቫልፓራይሶ, Valparaiso, Valparais, Valparaisas, Վալպարաիսո, വൽപറാസിയോ, ولپریسو, បលពារៃសោ, ဗလၲပရမိစော, バルパライソ, Valparaíso, Chili, 瓦尔帕莱索, வல்பெய்ரசோவ், Balparaiso, Valparaíso (mesto), వల్పరైజో, Valparaíso (stad), Valparaíso, an tSile, वालपाराईसो, Βαλπαραΐσο, 발파라이소, Baalparaizo, Vallis Paradisi, ভালপারাইসো (চিলি), ולפראיסו, Valparaíso (Chile), ປາ​ລາ​ອີ​ໂຊ, ܒܐܠܦܐܪܐܝܣܘ, भलपाराइसो, bal'pays, Balparay, Valparaíso, Ch·ili, વાલ્પારાઇસો, บัลปาราอีโซ, ਬਾਲਪਰਾਈਸੋ, Вальпараіса. A lot of people have already booked the hotels in Valparaíso on the hotel booking site HotelsCombined. Don't hesitate, go for it!

Travelling and vacation in Valparaíso

Montaje de Valparaíso.jpg
Coat of arms
Coat of arms
Map of the Valparaíso commune in the Valparaíso Region
Location in Chile
Location in Chile
Location in Chile
Nickname(s): The Jewel of the Pacific, Valpo
Coordinates (city):  / -33.050; -71.617  / -33.050; -71.617
Country Chile
Region Valparaíso
Province Valparaíso
Founded 1536
Capital Valparaíso
• Type Municipality
• Alcalde Jorge Sharp Fajardo (Independent)
• City 401.6 km (155.1 sq mi)
Elevation 10 m (30 ft)
Population (2012 census)
• City 284,630
• Density 710/km (1,800/sq mi)
• Urban 275,141
• Metro 930,220
• Rural 841
Demonym(s) Porteño (m), porteña (f)
Time zone CLT (UTC−4)
• Summer (DST) CLST (UTC−3)
Area code(s) (country) 56 + (city) 32
Climate Csb
Website Official website (in Spanish)

Valparaíso (/ˌvælpəˈrz/, Spanish: [balpaɾaˈiso]) is a major city, seaport, and educational center in the county or commune of Valparaíso, Chile. Greater Valparaíso is the second largest metropolitan area in the country. Valparaíso is located about 120 km northwest of Santiago by road and is one of the South Pacific's most important seaports. Valparaíso is the capital of Chile's third most populated administrative region and has been the headquarters for the Chilean National Congress since 1990. Valparaíso is also home to no fewer than 7 universities.

Valparaíso played an important geopolitical role in the second half of the 19th century, when the city served as a major stopover for ships traveling between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans by crossing the Straits of Magellan. Valparaíso mushroomed during its golden age, as a magnet for European immigrants, when the city was known by international sailors as "Little San Francisco" and "The Jewel of the Pacific". In 2003, the historic quarter of Valparaíso was declared a United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Site.

Notable features include Latin America's oldest stock exchange, the continent's first volunteer fire department, Chile's first public library, and the oldest Spanish language newspaper in continuous publication in the world, El Mercurio de Valparaíso.

The second half of the twentieth century was unfavorable to Valparaíso, as many wealthy families abandoned the city. The opening of the Panama Canal and reduction in ship traffic dealt a serious blow to Valparaíso’s port-based economy. However, over the past 15 years, the city has staged a recovery, attracting artists and cultural entrepreneurs who have set up in the city's hillside historic districts. Today, many thousands of tourists visit Valparaíso from around the world to enjoy the city's labyrinth of cobbled alleys and colorful buildings. The port of Valparaíso continues to be a major distribution center for container traffic, copper, and fruit exports. Valparaíso also receives growing attention from cruise ships that visit during the South American summer. Most significantly, Valparaíso has transformed itself into a major educational center with four large traditional universities and several large vocational colleges. The city exemplifies Chilean culture, with festivals every year, and street artists and musicians.

Valparaíso: History

Valparaíso's bay was probably first populated by the Picunche natives, known for their agriculture, or the Chango people, who were nomads dedicated to fishing, and traveling between modern-day Caldera and Concepcion. Spanish explorers, considered the first European discoverers of Chile, arrived in 1536, aboard the Santiaguillo, a supply ship sent by Diego de Almagro. The Santiaguillo carried men and supplies for Almagro's expedition, under the command of Juan de Saavedra, who named the town after his native village of Valparaíso de Arriba in Cuenca, Spain.

View of Valparaíso Bay (1830)

During Spanish colonial times, Valparaíso remained a small village, with only a few houses and a church.

In 1810, a wealthy merchant built the first pier in the history of Chile and the first during the colonial era. In its place today, stands the building of El Mercurio de Valparaíso. The ocean then rose to this point. Reclamation of land from the sea moved the coastline five blocks away. Between 1810 and 1830, he built much of the existing port of the city, including much of the land reclamation work that now provides the city's commercial centre.

In 1814, the naval Battle of Valaparaiso was fought offshore of the town, between American and British ships involved in the War of 1812.

After Chile's independence from Spain (1818), beginning the Republican Era, Valparaíso became the main harbour for the nascent Chilean navy, and opened international trade opportunities that had been formerly limited to Spain and its other colonies.

Valparaíso (c. 1863)

Valparaíso soon became a desired stopover for ships rounding South America via the Straits of Magellan and Cape Horn. It gained particular importance supporting and supplying the California Gold Rush (1848–1858). As a major seaport, Valparaíso received immigrants from many European countries, mainly from Britain, Germany, France, Switzerland and Italy. German, French, Italian and English were commonly spoken among its citizens, who founded and published newspapers in these languages.

1906 Valparaíso earthquake

International immigration transformed the local culture from Spanish origins and Amerindian origins, in ways that included the construction of the first non-Catholic cemetery of Chile, The Cemetery of Dissidents. Football (soccer) was introduced to Chile by English immigrants; and the first private Catholic school in Chile (Le Collège des Sacrés Cœurs, “The College of the Sacred Hearts”), French immigrants in Valparaíso; which has been operating for about 170 years. Immigrants from Scotland and Germany founded the first private secular schools, (The Mackay School, and Die Deutsche Schule, respectively). Immigrants formed the first volunteer fire-fighting units (still a volunteer activity in Chile). Their buildings reflected a variety of European styles, making Valparaíso more varied than some other Chilean cities.

In August 18, 1906, a major earthquake struck Valparaíso; there was extensive property damage and thousands of deaths. The Chilean doctor, Carlos Van Buren, of U.S. descent, was involved in medical care of earthquake victims. He later established a modern hospital Carlos Van Buren Hospital in 1912.

The golden age of Valparaíso's commerce ended after the opening of the Panama Canal (1914). Shipping shifted to the canal as captains sought to avoid the risks of the Strait of Magellan. The port's use and traffic declined significantly, causing a decline in the city's economy. Since the turn of the 21st century, shipping has increased in the last few decades with fruit exports, increasing opening of the Chilean economy to world commerce, and larger-scale, Post-Panamax ships that do not fit the Panama Canal.

Valparaíso: 19th century

Daguerreotype of Valparaíso about 1852
Picture of the Church of San Francisco in 1864
Picture of the city in 1888

On March 28, 1814, the USS Essex is defeated by British frigates Phoebe and Cherub during the War of 1812, leading to the deaths of 58 US Marines. (Captain David Porter, a survivor of this attack, would retire to Portersville, IN and request changing the name to Valparaíso, commemorating the only naval battle he ever lost.) By August 2, 1820, the Liberating Expedition of Peru sails from Valparaíso.

At half past ten on the evening of November 19, 1822, Valparaíso experienced a violent earthquake that left the city in ruins; of the 16,000 residents, casualties included at least 66 adults and 12 children, as well as 110 people wounded. The next day, a meteor trail was visible from Quillota to Valparaíso, seen as a religious experience for much of the population.

In 1826, the Royal Navy Great Britain established a South America Station in Valparaíso to maintain British naval interest in the region. It would remain until 1837, when it was relocated to Esquimalt, British Columbia.

September 12, 1827 saw the establishment of El Mercurio de Valparaíso, currently the oldest circulating newspaper in the Spanish language worldwide.

In May 1828, a constitutional convention begins regular meeting in the church of San Francisco. By August 9, the Constitution of the Republic of Chile would be fully drafted and disseminated.

On June 6, 1837, Minister Diego Portales is shot at the port outside of Baron Hill on suspicion of promoting conspirators who opposed the Peru-Bolivian Confederation, considered a turning point of Chilean public opinion and the purpose of the war.

By 1851, the first fire brigade in the country is formed. The next year potable running water becomes available, as well as the first telegraph service in Latin America, between the city and Santiago. It would be another four years before streetlights, with 700 gas lanterns, are installed. In 1861 the first tram company is formed, mostly using horse or mules to draw them, and fully established over the next few years.

Taking advantage of the total lack of defenses, a Spanish fleet commanded by Casto Méndez Núñez Bombardment of Valparaiso the city during the Chincha Islands War in 1866. Chilean merchant ships are sunk, except for those vessels whose captains hoisted foreign flags.

A merger of the National Steamship Company and Chilean Steamship Company, the South American Steamship Company was created as a national response to the increasing dominance of the Pacific Steam Navigation Company in 1872. In 1880 the Chilean Telephone Company is formed by Americans Joseph Husbands, Peter MacKellar, James Martin, and the US consul Lucius Foot, the first official telephone company in the country. Three years later on the first of December, Concepción funicular opens, the first of many hydraulic systems.

After the country's independence and its consequent openness to international trade, Valparaíso becomes an important port of call on trade routes through the Eastern Pacific. Many immigrants settled there, mostly from Europe and North America, who helped include Valparaíso and Chile in the industrial revolution sweeping other parts of the world. This created a different city with civil, financial, commercial and industrial institutions, many of which still exist today.

All this resulted in a population increases. The city reached more than 160,000 inhabitants in the late nineteenth century, making it necessary to use the steep hills for more houses, mansions and even cemeteries. The lack of available land caused the city authorities and developers to reclaim low lying tidal marshland (polder) to build administrative, commercial and industrial infrastructure.

Valparaíso: 20th century

Headlines of El Mercurio de Valparaíso on May 14, 1903

The twentieth century began with the first big protest of dockworkers, Chile on April 15, 1903, due to complaints by dockers about their excessive working hours and demands for higher wages, requests that were ignored by employers, creating a tense situation that led to serious violence on May 12. There were protests and the burning of the CSAV offices and several people were shot and killed. All this prompted intervention by the state. This protest was important for the future of Trade Unionism in the country.

The same year, electric trams were introduced.

The 1906 Valparaíso earthquake caused severe damage throughout the city on August 16, which was at that time the heart of the Chilean economy.

Damage was valued at hundreds of millions of pesos of the time, and human victims were counted at 3,000 dead and over 20,000 injured. After the removal of the debris, reconstruction work began. This included the widening of streets, culverting and covering streams, (Jaime and Delicias – creating the current avenues Francia and Argentina respectively). The main street of the city (Pedro Montt) was laid and Plaza O'Higgins was created; a hill was removed to allow the passage of Colon Street. The damaged Edwards mansion was demolished and in its place the present Cathedral of Valparaíso was built and, among many other works, this gave shape to the current Almendral Valparaíso area.

In 1910, the port expansion work of the city, which ended in 1930, began. A long breakwater was built, along with piers and docking terminals.

The opening of the Panama Canal in 1914 caused a severe reduction of port activity as Valparaíso lost its vital role as the major stopping point for shipping going from the North Atlantic to the North Pacific via the Magellan channel.

In November 1915, Augusto Pinochet was born in the city.

Valparaíso: 21st century

Currently Chile's legislature along with other institutions of national importance like the National Customs Service, the National Fish and Aquaculture Ministry, the Ministry of Culture and the Barracks General of the Chilean Navy are sited in the city. In addition to the capital of the Valparaíso Region hosts the Regional Administration and government.

On April 13, 2014, a huge brush fire burned out of control, destroying 2,800 homes and killing 16 people, forcing President Michelle Bachelet to declare it a disaster zone.

Valparaíso: Geography

Valparaíso is located in central Chile, 120 km (75 mi) to the north west of the capital Santiago. Valparaíso, like most of Chile, is vulnerable to earthquakes. Before the earthquake of February 27, 2010, which measured 8.8 on the moment magnitude scale, the last catastrophic earthquake to strike Valparaíso devastated the city in August 1906, killing nearly 3,000 people. Other significant earthquakes to affect the city were the 1730 Valparaíso earthquake and the 1985 Algarrobo earthquake.

Valparaíso: Geology

Because of Valparaíso's proximity to the Peru–Chile Trench, the city is vulnerable to earthquakes. The Peru–Chile Trench stores large amounts of energy for a very long time and sometimes ruptures after short intervals in a violent earthquake.

Valparaíso: Climate

Valparaíso has a very mild Mediterranean climate (Köppen Csb) closely resembling that of San Francisco or Santa Barbara at a similar latitude in the northern hemisphere. The summer is essentially dry, but the city is affected by fogs from the Humboldt Current during most of the year. In the winter, rainfall can occasionally be extremely heavy when a powerful frontal system crosses central Chile, but frequency of such rains varies greatly from year to year. Snowfall occurs rarely in the highest parts of the city. In winter, strong winds can make the thermal sensation drop below the freezing.

Climate data for Valparaíso, Chile (1961–1990, extremes 1961–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 31.2
Average high °C (°F) 20.8
Daily mean °C (°F) 17.0
Average low °C (°F) 13.5
Record low °C (°F) 3.0
Average precipitation mm (inches) 0.4
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 0.1 0.0 0.4 1.3 3.7 5.6 6.3 4.0 2.7 1.5 0.7 0.3 27.3
Average relative humidity (%) 72 74 76 78 80 80 80 79 78 75 71 70 76.1
Mean monthly sunshine hours 279.0 245.7 217.0 174.0 114.7 81.0 93.0 117.8 147.0 170.5 216.0 263.5 2,119.2
Source #1: Meteorología Interactiva, Latin American Climate Assessment & Dataset (extremes 1961–2010)
Source #2: Climate & Temperature (humidity and sunshine hours)

Valparaíso: Cityscape

Cerro Concepcion.jpg
Cerro Concepción
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Official name Historic Quarter of the Seaport City of Valparaíso
Location Valparaíso Province, Chile Edit this at Wikidata
Coordinates  / -33.04594; -71.61636
Area 401,600,000 m (4.323×10 sq ft)
Criteria iii
Reference 959
Inscription 2003 (27th Session)
Website www.municipalidaddevalparaiso.cl
Valparaíso is located in Chile
Location of Valparaíso
[edit on Wikidata]

Nicknamed "The Jewel of the Pacific", Valparaíso was declared a world heritage site based upon its improvised urban design and unique architecture. In 1996, the World Monuments Fund declared Valparaíso's unusual system of funicular lifts (steeply inclined carriages) one of the world's 100 most endangered historical treasures. In 1998, grassroots activists convinced the Chilean government and local authorities to apply for UNESCO world heritage status for Valparaíso. Valparaíso was declared a World Heritage Site in 2003. Built upon dozens of steep hillsides overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Valparaíso has a labyrinth of streets and cobblestone alleyways, embodying a rich architectural and cultural legacy. Valparaíso is protected as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Landmarks include:

  • Iglesia de la Matriz
  • Plaza Aníbal Pinto
  • Plaza Sotomayor
  • Courthouse
  • 16 remaining funiculars (called ascensores): 15 public (national monuments) and 1 private (which belongs to "Hospital Carlos Van Buren").
  • The Concepcion and Alegre historical district
  • The Bellavista hill, which has the "Museo a Cielo Abierto" or "open sky museum"
  • Monument to Admiral Lord Thomas Alexander Cochrane, 10th Earl of Dundonald
  • Monument to Manuel Blanco Encalada, first Chilean President
  • Cemeteries on Panteón Hill – Cemetery Number One (Catholic) and Dissidents Cemetery (Protestant)

Valparaíso: Demographics

Although technically only Chile's 6th largest city, with an urban area population of 263,499 (275,982 in municipality), the Greater Valparaíso metropolitan area, including the neighbouring cities of Viña del Mar, Concón, Quilpué and Villa Alemana, is the second largest in the country (803,683 inhabitants).

According to the 2002 census of the National Statistics Institute, the commune of Valparaíso spans an area of 401.6 km (155 sq mi) and has 275,982 inhabitants (135,217 men and 140,765 women). Of these, 275,141 (99.7%) lived in urban areas and 841 (0.3%) in rural areas. The population fell by 2.4% (6858 persons) between the 1992 and 2002 censuses.

Residents of Valparaíso are commonly called porteños (feminine: porteñas).

Valparaíso: Government

As a commune, Valparaíso is a third-level administrative division of Chile administered by a municipal council, headed by an alcalde who is directly elected every four years. The 2008–2012 alcalde is Jorge Castro Muñoz. The council has the following members:

  • Alberto Neumann La
  • Absalón Opazo Lazcano
  • Eugenio González Bernal
  • Eugenio Trincado Suárez
  • Abel Gallardo
  • Marina Huerta Rosales
  • Máximo Silva Herrera
  • Jaime Barrientos Ramírez
  • Manuel Murillo Calderón
  • Luis Soto Ramírez

Within the electoral divisions of Chile, Valparaíso is represented in the Chamber of Deputies by Joaquín Godoy (RN) and Mr. Aldo Cornejo (PDC) as part of the 13th electoral district, (together with Juan Fernández and Isla de Pascua). The commune is represented in the Senate by Francisco Chahuán Chahuán (RN) and Ricardo Lagos Weber (PPD) as part of the 6th senatorial constituency (Valparaíso-Coast).

The Chilean Congress meets in a modern building in the Almendral section of Valparaíso, after relocation from Santiago during the last years of the dictatorship of General Augusto Pinochet. Although congressional activities were to be legally moved by a ruling in 1987, the newly built site only began to function as the seat of Congress during the government of Patricio Aylwin in 1990.

Valparaíso: Economy

Tourists in Cerro Alegre

Major industries include tourism, culture, shipping and freight transport.

Approximately 50 international cruise ships call on Valparaíso during the 4-month Chilean summer. The port of Valparaíso is also an important hub for container freight and exports many products, including wine, copper, and fresh fruit.

Valparaíso: Commerce

There are two large shopping centres and various other major retail developments:

  • Portal Valparaíso (Jumbo/Easy/Paris/La Polar)
  • Harbour Station Mall
  • Baron Square
  • Kenrick Mall
  • Axis Avenida Pedro Montt
  • Axis Avenida Uruguay
  • Axis Avenida Condell

Valparaíso: Transport

One of the historic trolleybuses that are still in daily service in 2017

A rapid transit light rail system, the Valparaíso Metro, opened to the public on 24 November 2005. The creation of this system involved updating parts of the direct railway line, originally built in 1863, that once linked Santiago and Valparaíso, and the cities in between. The Valparaíso Metro now connects the city core of Valparaíso with Viña del Mar and other cities. The Metro constitutes the so-called "fourth stage" ("Cuarta Etapa") of Metropolitan improvements. The metro railway extends along most of Gran Valparaíso, and is the second subway system in operation in Chile (after Santiago's), as it includes an underground section that crosses Viña del Mar's commercial district.

Public transport within Valparaíso itself is provided primarily by buses, trolleybuses and funiculars. The buses provide an efficient and regular service to and from the city centre and the numerous hills where most people live, as well as to neighbouring towns while more distant towns are served by long-distance coaches. Buses are operated by several private companies and regulated by the Regional Ministry of Transport, which controls fares and routes. The Valparaíso trolleybus system has been in operation since 1952, and in 2017 it continues to use some of its original vehicles, built in 1952 by the Pullman-Standard Company, along with an assortment of other vehicles acquired later. Some of Valparaíso's Pullman trolleybuses are even older, built in 1946–48, having been acquired secondhand from Santiago in the 1970s. The surviving Pullman trolleybuses are the oldest trolleybuses still in normal service anywhere in the world, and they were collectively declared National Historic Monuments by the Chilean government in 2003.

Valparaíso's road infrastructure has been undergoing substantial improvement, particularly with the completion of the "Curauma - Placilla - La Pólvora" freeway bypass, which will allow trucks to go directly to the port facility over a modern highway and through tunnels, without driving through the historic and already congested down-town streets. In addition, roads to link Valparaíso to San Antonio, Chile's second largest port, and the coastal towns in between (Laguna Verde, Quintay, Algarrobo, and Isla Negra, for example), are also under various degrees of completion. Travel between Valparaíso and Santiago currently takes about 80 minutes via a modern toll highway.

Internal passenger air services to Valparaíso are provided through the airport at Quintero which is some distance from the city but now served by good roads. The great majority of foreign visitors arrive through Santiago or on cruise liners.

Polanco Lift
Artillería funicular railway

Valparaíso: Funicular railway

Because the slopes of the hills, many of the surrounding areas of Valparaíso are inaccessible by public transport. That is why "elevators" serve the function of communicating the high part of the city with the plan, besides being strong holiday highlight. The only elevator that can truly be called as such, is the Ascensor Polanco, because it is vertical. Meanwhile, the rest are cable cars but traditionally called elevators. Several of those funiculars – locally called ascensores – provide public transport service between the central area and the lower slopes of the surrounding hills, the first of which (Ascensor Concepción, also known as Ascensor Turri) opened in 1883 and is, operated by steam, still in service. The Cerro Cordillera elevator was built in 1887. As many as 28 different funicular railways have served Valparaíso at one time or another, of which 14 were still in operation in 1992 and still around 12 in 2010.

Valparaíso has currently fifteen lifts declared Historical Monuments by the National Monuments Council. Five are municipal property and the remaining belong to four private companies. The elevators are elevators municipal Baron (detained for work), El Peral, Polanco, Queen Victoria and St. Augustine (arrested for jobs). As for the rest, lifts Florida, Butterflies and Nuns are owned by the National Elevator Company SA; Artillery, Concepción and Mountains belong to the Society of Mechanical Lifts Valparaíso Holy Spirit, Larraín and Villaseca (stopped for repairs) are the property of Valparaíso Elevators Company SA, and Dairy (stopped by fire) belongs to the Society of Dairy Cerro Lifts Ltd.

Valparaíso: Valparaíso Public Transportation Statistics

The average amount of time people spend commuting with public transit in Valparaíso y Viña del Mar, for example to and from work, on a weekday is 68 min. 15% of public transit riders, ride for more than 2 hours every day. The average amount of time people wait at a stop or station for public transit is 13 min, while 15% of riders wait for over 20 minutes on average every day. The average distance people usually ride in a single trip with public transit is 7 km, while 12% travel for over 12 km in a single direction.

Valparaíso: Port of Valparaíso

The port of Valparaíso is divided into ten sites which sites 1,2,3,4 and 5 are administered by South Pacific Terminal SA and sites 6,7,8,9 and 10 for Valparaíso Port Company. The last two sites include a dock and are used as public walks and cruise passenger terminal.

Valparaíso is the main container and passenger port in Chile, transferring 10 million tons annually, and serves about 50 cruises and 150,000 passengers.

Overlooking the port of Valparaíso from the viewpoint May Twenty, Artillery Hill.
Overlooking the port of Valparaíso from the viewing point 21 de Mayo (May Twenty-one), Artillery Hill.

Valparaíso: Culture

Biblioteca Santiago Severín

During Valparaíso's golden age (1848–1914), the city received large numbers of immigrants, primarily from Europe. The immigrant communities left a unique imprint on the city's noteworthy architecture. Each community built its own churches and schools, while many also founded other noteworthy cultural and economic institutions. The largest immigrant communities came from Britain, Germany, and Italy, each developing their own hillside neighbourhood, preserved today as National Historic Districts or "Zonas Típicas."

Arco Británico

During the second half of the 20th century, Valparaíso experienced a great decline, as wealthy families de-gentrified the historic quarter, moving to bustling Santiago or nearby Viña del Mar. By the early 1990s, much of the city's unique heritage had been lost and many Chileans had given up on the city. But in the mid-1990s, a grass roots preservation movement blossomed in Valparaíso where nowadays also a vast number of murals created by graffiti artists can be viewed on the streets, alleyways and stairways.

The Fundación Valparaíso (Valparaíso Foundation), founded by the North American poet Todd Temkin, has executed major neighborhood redevelopment projects; has improved the city's tourist infrastructure; and administers the city's jazz, ethnic music, and opera festivals; among other projects. Some noteworthy foundation projects include the World Heritage Trail, Opera by the Sea, and Chile's "Cultural Capital". During recent years, Mr. Temkin has used his influential Sunday column in El Mercurio de Valparaíso to advocate for many major policy issues, such as the creation of a "Ley Valparaíso" (Valparaíso Law) in the Chilean Congress, and the possibility that the Chilean government must guarantee funding for the preservation of Valparaíso's beloved funicular elevators.

Facade of El Mercurio de Valparaíso's publishing building in Calle Esmeralda
The "Broadcasting Building" of the Parque Cultural de Valparaíso (PCdV) which has been established on a former prison's ground on Cerro Cárcel.

Valparaíso's newspaper, El Mercurio de Valparaíso is the oldest Spanish-language newspaper in circulation in the world.

The Fundacion LUKAS maintains the drawings and paintings of the cartoonist Renzo Antonio Giovanni Pecchenino Raggi (stage name LUKAS), who came to symbolize Valparaíso in popular culture, in a new restored building overlooking the bay.

Valparaíso is also home to the so-called "School of Valparaíso", which is in fact the Faculty of Architecture & Urbanism of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso. The "School of Valparaíso" was in the 1960s and 1970s one of the most experimental, avant garde and controversial Architectural schools in the country.

Valparaíso stages a major festival attended by hundreds of thousands of participants on the last three days of every year. The festival culminates with a "New Year's by the Sea" fireworks show, the biggest in all of Latin America, attended by a million tourists who fill the coastline and hillsides with a view of the bay. Even though everyone calls it the Valparaíso Fireworks, it is in fact a fireworks display running along a great part of the coast from Valparaíso, past Viña del Mar and all the way to Concón.

In 2003, the Chilean Congress declared Valparaíso to be "Chile's Cultural Capital" and home for the nation's new cultural ministry.

Valparaíso offers various urban nightlife activities. Traditional bars and nightclubs can be found near Plaza Sotomayor. A vivid guide to Valparaíso can be found in the novels of Cayetano Brule, the private detective who lives in a Victorian house in the picturesque Paseo Gervasoni in Cerro Concepción.

Valparaíso: Health system

The public healthcare system mainly relies on the Hospital Carlos Van Buren located at the plan and Hospital Valparaíso (officially Hospital Eduardo Pereira) located at St. Roque Hill. There are also several clinics like Universidad de Chile's Clinica Barón, Hospital Aleman (due to close), and the former Naval Hospital on Playa Ancha Hill.

Valparaíso: Sports

Valparaíso has several public sports venues and facilities, including a growing network of cycle routes.

  • The Club Deportivo Playa Ancha (Playa Ancha Sports Club), located in Av. Playa Ancha 451, Cerro Playa Ancha, opened in 1919 and offers football pitches, table football, basketball and tennis courts, two swimming pools and a small gym. Tennis and swimming lessons are held in the club as well as local tournaments, and the pool can be used recreationally in summer.
  • The Complejo Deportivo Escuela Naval (Naval School Sports Centre), located at General Hontaneda, Cerro Playa Ancha, offers Olympic-standard modern facilities with a heated swimming pool and indoor volleyball, basketball, gymnastics, judo and fencing areas. It also has extensive outdoor sports facilities, suitable for rugby, football and tennis.
Main entrance of Estadio Elías Figueroa Brander, in 2011
  • The Estadio Elías Figueroa Brander (formerly Chiledeportes Regional Stadium) is located at the junction of Hontaneda and Subida Carvallo, Cerro Playa Ancha, This stadium has historic links to the local football team, Santiago Wanderers, the oldest professional football team in Chile founded on August 15, 1892. Built in 1931, it holds 18,500 people and also serves as an athletics and swimming venue.
  • Fortín Prat (Fort Prat), located at Rawson 382, Almendral, is a historic basketball venue, hosting the "golden age" of Valparaíso basketball from 1950 to 1970. Fort Prat has also hosted numerous local handball, table tennis and boxing championships. It offers children's classes and a gym, and is also home to the Valparaíso Basketball Association Museum.
  • The Muelle Deportivo Curauma is located 20 minutes from Valparaíso in Lake Pañuelas at Avenue Borde Laguna and Curauma. The calm waters of the 195 km lagoon permits rowing, kayaking, fishing and boating. It has also been chosen as a venue for the 2014 South American Games. Around the lagoon are camping sites, cycle and hiking trails, and paintball and canopy facilities.
  • The Puerto Deportivo Valparaíso, located at Muelle Barón, Bordemar Centro, is a watersports centre which offers sailing, kayaking and scuba diving lessons and hosts the "Valpo Sub" program that seeks to preserve the area's underwater heritage, offering educational tours and expeditions to shipwrecks along the bay. Puerto Deportivo Valparaíso also carries out programs promoting ecotourism in Valparaíso Bay, and rents equipment for people having lessons. It features an interactive room that shows information on the underwater heritage.
  • The Velódromo Roberto Parra is located opposite the Club Deportivo Playa Ancha and is part of its wider complex. The velodrome contains a cycle track, table football, and handball and basketball courts. All its facilities are available for public rent.
Plaza Sotomayor with monument of the heroes of Iquique

The "Valparaíso Downhill" is a mountain bike race that takes place in February. Riders race through the city streets tackling the steps and alleys, finding their own way through the ramps and jumps down to the "plan" (Valparaíso's "lowlands"). The Valparaíso Downhill has been described by Chop MTB as "the craziest urban downhill race of all".

Since 2005, a series of running events has taken place in the city with 5 km, 10 km, 21 km and marathon distances. The race starts at Muelle Barón and the course runs along the seafront, crossing diverse architectural and geographical landmarks.

The final stage of the 2014 Dakar Rally ended up at Valparaíso's Plaza Sotomayor in the heart of the old town, surrounded by historic buildings. Ignacio Casale, the Chilean winner of the 2014 Quad category, was cheered here in the streets by the Valparaíso crowd.

Valparaíso: Education

Valparaíso: Educational establishments

At primary school level, Valparaíso boasts some of the most emblematic schools in the region, such as the Liceo Eduardo de la Barra and Salesian College Valparaíso. The latter has or the marching band and instrumental oldest and largest Chile founded in 1896. Other landmarks of the city schools are the Mary Help of Christians School, San Rafael Seminary, the Lycée Jean d'Alembert, Colegio San Pedro Nolasco, Scuola Italiana Arturo Dell' Oro and Deutsche Schule Valparaíso, among others. Many of the schools named in the plan is located in the city, concentrated in the Almendral neighborhood.

In addition, Valparaíso was the birthplace of many private schools founded by the European colonies, as the German School, the Alliance Francaise, Mackay College (now located in the neighboring resort of Viña del Mar) and the College of the Sacred Hearts of Valparaíso, that operating since 1837 is the oldest private school in South America.

Valparaíso: University establishments

Valparaíso is characterized by being a university town, due to the extensive amount of existing higher education institutions in the city. In the city sets some of the most important universities of Chile, called «traditional universities», as the Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaíso, the University of Valparaíso, the University of Playa Ancha and the Technical University Federico Santa Maria. The last university is visible from much of the city, as it is located on the front of Cerro Placeres, and has characteristic Tudor Gothic and Renaissance architecture. The city has many nontraditional colleges of varying size, quality and focus.

University Foundation Acronym Type
Utfsm.jpg Federico Santa María Technical University 1931 UTFSM/USM Private university


Frontispucv.jpg Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaíso 1925 UCV/PUCV Private university


Universidad de Playa Ancha de Ciencias de la Educación.jpg Playa Ancha University of Educational Sciences 1948 UPLA Public university
Escuela de Derecho..jpg University of Valparaíso 1981 UV Public university

Valparaíso: Notable residents

Valparaíso is the birthplace of many historically significant figures, including:

  • Augusto Pinochet
  • Camilo Mori
  • Marsia Alexander-Clarke, artist
  • Roberto Ampuero, author of the internationally published novels about the private eye Cayetano Brulé and "Hijo Ilustre" of Valparaíso
  • Giancarlo Monsalve, international Opera singer, Cultural Ambassador of Valparaíso and UNESCO medal
  • Sergio Badilla Castillo founder of poetic transrealism in contemporary poetry
  • Curt Echtermeyer, also known as Curt Bruckner (1896–1971), painter
  • Abelardo Quinteros, composer
  • John Christian Watson, Australia's third Prime Minister.
  • Ernestina Pérez Barahona, physician
  • Elvira Santa Cruz Ossa, dramatist and novelist

It has also been the residence of many artists, such as Chilean poet Pablo Neruda and Nicaraguan poet Rubén Darío.

Puerto Rican pro-independence leader Segundo Ruiz Belvis died in the city in November 1867.

Valparaíso: International relations

Valparaíso: Twin towns and sister cities

Valparaíso is twinned with:

  • Spain Barcelona, Spain (2001)
  • Israel Bat Yam, Israel
  • South Korea Busan, South Korea (1999)
  • Peru Callao, Peru (2002)
  • Philippines Cebu City, Philippines
  • Argentina Córdoba, Argentina
  • South Korea Gwangyang, South Korea (2010)
  • Malaysia Malacca, Malaysia
  • Turkey Mersin, Turkey
  • Russia Novorossiysk, Russia
  • Spain Oviedo, Spain
  • Argentina Rosario, Argentina
  • Brazil Salvador, Brazil
  • China Shanghai, China

Valparaíso: Partnerships

  • Ukraine Odessa in Ukraine

Valparaíso: Notes

  1. Station ID for Valparaíso is 10

Valparaíso: References

  1. "Municipality of Valparaíso" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2010-11-15.
  2. (in Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas
  3. chile declares disaster as deadly fire storms historic port city
  4. "Yahoo!". news.yahoo.com. Retrieved 2014-07-05.
  5. Martland, Samuel. 2007. "Reconstructing the City, Constructing the State: Government in Valparaíso after the Earthquake of 1906," Hispanic American Historical Review 87, no. 2: 221–254. Academic Search Premier, EBSCOhost (accessed September 13, 2008)
  6. "Información climatológica de estaciones chilenas-Chile Centro" (in Spanish). Universidad de Chile. Retrieved 2013-09-03.
  7. "Climatology Maps: Wet days (RR>= 1 mm)". Centro Internacional para la Investigación del Fenómeno de El Niño. Retrieved August 13, 2015.
  8. "Indices data: Minimum of daily minimum temperature and Maximum of daily maximum temperature". Centro Internacional para la Investigación del Fenómeno de El Niño. Retrieved August 12, 2015.
  9. "Valparaíso Climate Guide to the Average Weather & Temperatures with Graphs Elucidating Sunshine and Rainfall Data & Information about Wind Speeds & Humidity:". Climate & Temperature. Retrieved 2010-03-06.
  10. See also Funicular railways of Valparaíso for the range of total numbers and active numbers, given from different sources.
  11. Gregory, Vanessa (November 8, 2009). "Tastes of Newly Fashionable Valparaíso, Chile". The New York Times. Retrieved 2011-03-18.
  12. Gabanski, Pepa (21 January 2011). "Old Prejudices Die Hard In Chile’s Rival Coastal Cities: Viña and Valparaíso". The Santiago Times. Archived from the original on 2 April 2015. Retrieved 2017-03-28.
  13. Webb, Mary (ed.) (2009). Jane's Urban Transport Systems 2009–2010, pp. 65–66. Coulsdon (UK): ISBN 978-0-7106-2903-6.
  14. The Trolleybuses of Valparaíso, Chile (detailed history). Allen Morrison. 2006. Retrieved 2017-03-28.
  15. Ossandón, Javier (1 April 2014). "Diez trolebuses de origen suizo modernizarán la flota porteña" [Ten trolleybuses from Switzerland modernize the Valparaíso fleet]. El Mercurio (in Spanish). p. 8. Retrieved 2017-03-28.
  16. Trolleybus Magazine No. 281 (September–October 2008), p. 110. ISSN 0266-7452.
  17. "Quince troles porteños so monumentos históricos (15 Valparaíso trolleys are historic monuments)". La Estrella (in Spanish). 29 July 2003. Retrieved 2017-03-28.
  18. Morrison, Allen (1992). The Tramways of Chile, pp. 31–32. New York: Bonde Press. ISBN 0-9622348-2-6.
  19. Ascensor Concepción (Spanish). Capital Cultural. Retrieved 2010-09-08.
  20. "Valparaíso y Viña del Mar Public Transportation Statistics". Global Public Transit Index by Moovit. Retrieved June 19, 2017. CC-BY icon.svg Material was copied from this source, which is available under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
  21. "Sendero Bicentenario". web.archive.org. Archived from the original on 2004-08-05. Retrieved 2014-05-24.
  22. "Ópera en el Mar". web.archive.org. Archived from the original on 2006-10-21. Retrieved 2014-05-24.
  23. AyerViernes S.A. "Capital Cultural". Capitalcultural.cl. Retrieved 2011-04-17.
  24. PCdV – Historical Review. pcdv.cl
  25. Michael Webb: Open City: Ex Cárcel Parque Cultural by HLPS in Valparaíso, Chile. 10/24/2012 architectural-review.com
  26. Fundacion LUKAS. via web.archive.org
  27. Bienvenidos al Cerro Concepción de Valparaíso. via web.archive.org
  28. Cycle rout ciudaddevalparaiso.cl retrieved on February 07,02014
  29. Club Deportivo Playa Ancha (Playa Ancha sports club) ciudaddevalparaiso.cl retrieved February 07, 2014
  30. Complejo Deportivo Escuela Naval (Navy School Sports Centre) ciudaddevalparaiso.cl retrieved February 07, 2014
  31. Estadio Regional Chiledeportes via web.archive.org
  32. "Stadiums in Chile". Worldstadiums.com. Retrieved 2011-09-21.
  33. Fortín Prat (Fort Prat) ciudaddevalparaiso.cl retrieved February 07, 2014
  34. Muelle Deportivo Curauma ciudaddevalparaiso.cl retrieved February 07, 2014
  35. Ecoturismo Peñuelas www.lagopenuelas.com retrieved February 08, 2014
  36. Puerto Deportivo Valparaíso website retrieved on February
  37. Puerto Deportivo Valparaíso ciudaddevalparaiso.cl retrieved February 07, 2014
  38. Velódromo Roberto Parra ciudaddevalparaiso.cl retrieved February 07, 2014
  39. Downhill bike race in Chile is insanity at its finest by Justin Delaney, Gadling.com on Mar 3rd 2011 at 3:30PM retrieved February 08, 2014
  40. Valparaíso – still the craziest urban downhill race of them all! chopmtb.com/ JCW, FEBRUARY 25, 2013 retrieved on
  41. "Maratón Valparaíso" maratonvalparaiso.cl retrieved February 08, 2014
  42. Minuto a Minuto El Rally Dakar 2014 llega a su fin en Valparaíso www.24horas.cl/ ALONSO SÁNCHEZ MONCLOA January 18, 2014, retrieved on February 08, 2014
  43. Marsia Alexander-Clarke (2003). "Marsia Alexander-Clarke, Video Artist". Retrieved 2011-08-24.
  44. "El Mercurio". Mercuriovalpo.cl. 2010-08-04. Retrieved 2012-01-07.
  45. "deslumbra a Europa". Estrellavalpo.cl. 2010-08-04. Retrieved 2012-01-07.
  46. "24 Horas – Tenor Giancarlo Monsalve visita Valparaíso". 24horas.cl. Retrieved 2012-01-07.
  47. "Barcelona internacional – Ciutats agermanades" (in Catalan). Ajuntament de Barcelona. Retrieved 2009-07-13.
  48. "Town Twinning Agreements". Municipalidad de Rosario – Buenos Aires 711. Retrieved 2014-10-14.
  • Municipality of Valparaíso (in Spanish)
  • El Mercurio de Valparaíso-Main newspaper (in Spanish)
  • The Concepcion and Alegre historical district
Source of information: Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. We're not responsible for the content of this article and your use of this information. Disclaimer
Valparaíso: Information in other languages
Acèh Valparaiso
Адыгэбзэ Вальпараисо
Адыгабзэ Вальпараисо
Afrikaans Valparaíso
Akan Valparaíso
Alemannisch Valparaíso
አማርኛ ቫልፓራይሶ
Ænglisc Valparaíso (on Cilan)
Аҧсшәа Валпараисо
العربية فالبارايسو
Aragonés Valparaíso
ܐܪܡܝܐ ܒܐܠܦܐܪܐܝܣܘ
Armãneashti Valparaíso (Cile)
Arpetan Valparaíso, Ch·ili
Asturianu Valparaíso
Avañe'ẽ Valparaíso
Авар Вальпараисо
Aymar aru Valparaíso
Azərbaycanca Valparaiso
تۆرکجه ولپریسو
Bamanankan Valparaíso
বাংলা ভালপারাইসো
Bahasa Banjar Valparaiso
Bân-lâm-gú Valparaíso (Chile)
Башҡортса Вальпараисо
Беларуская Вальпараіса
Беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎ Вальпараіса
भोजपुरी वालपाराईसो
Bikol Central Valparaiso
Bislama Valparaiso
Български Валпараисо
Boarisch Valparaíso
བོད་ཡིག བལྤ་རཨིསོ
Bosanski Valparaíso
Brezhoneg Valparaíso
Буряад Вальпараисо
Català Valparaíso
Чӑвашла Вальпараисо
Cebuano Dakbayan sa Valparaíso
Čeština Valparaíso
Chamoru Valparaíso
Chavacano de Zamboanga Valparaíso
Chi-Chewa Valparaiso
ChiShona Valparaíso
Corsu Valparaíso
Cymraeg Valparaíso
Dansk Valparaíso
Deitsch Valparaíso
Deutsch Valparaíso
Dolnoserbski Valparaíso
ཇོང་ཁ བལྤ་རཨིསོ
Eesti Valparaíso
Ελληνικά Βαλπαραΐσο
Emiliàn e rumagnòl Valparaiso
Español Valparaíso
Esperanto Valparaiso
Estremeñu Valparaíso
Euskara Valparaíso
Eʋegbe Valparaiso
فارسی والپارایسو
Fiji Hindi Valparaiso
Føroyskt Valparaíso
Français Valparaiso
Frysk Valparaíso
Furlan Valparaíso
Gaeilge Valparaíso, an tSile
Gaelg Valparaiso
Gagauz Valparaíso
Gàidhlig Valparaiso
Galego Valparaíso
贛語 瓦尔帕莱索
Gĩkũyũ Valparaiso
گیلکی والپارايسؤ
ગુજરાતી વાલ્પારાઇસો
𐌲𐌿𐍄𐌹𐍃𐌺 𐌱𐌰𐌻𐍀𐌰𐍂𐌰𐌹𐍃𐍉
客家語/Hak-kâ-ngî Valparaíso
한국어 발파라이소
Hausa Valparaiso
Hawaiʻi Valparaíso
Հայերեն Վալպարաիսո
हिन्दी वालपाराईसो
Hornjoserbsce Valparaíso
Hrvatski Valparaíso
Ido Valparaíso
বিষ্ণুপ্রিয়া মণিপুরী ভালপারাইসো (চিলি)
Bahasa Indonesia Valparaíso
Interlingua Valparaíso
Interlingue Valparaíso (Chile)
ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ/inuktitut ᕙᓪᐸᕃᓱ
Ирон Вальпараисо
IsiXhosa Valparaíso
IsiZulu IValparaiso
Íslenska Valparaiso
Italiano Valparaíso
עברית ולפראיסו
Basa Jawa Valparaiso
Kalaallisut Valparaíso
Kapampangan Valparaiso
Къарачай-малкъар Вальпараисо
ქართული ვალპარაისო
Kernowek Valparaiso
Kinyarwanda Valparaíso
Kiswahili Valparaiso
Коми Вальпараисо
Kongo Valparaíso
Kreyòl ayisyen Valparaíso, Chili
Kurdî Valparaiso
Кыргызча Вальпараисо
Кырык мары Вальпараисо
Ladino Valparaiso
ລາວ ປາ​ລາ​ອີ​ໂຊ
لۊری شومالی ولپریسو
Latgaļu Valparaiz
Latina Vallis Paradisi
Latviešu Valparaiso
Lëtzebuergesch Valparaíso
Lietuvių Valparaisas
Ligure Valparaíso
Limburgs Valparaíso (stad)
Lingála Balparai
La .lojban. bal'pays
Luganda Valparaíso
Lumbaart Valparaiso
Magyar Valparaíso (Chile)
मैथिली वल्परैसो
Македонски Валпараисо
Malagasy Valparaiso
മലയാളം വൽപറാസിയോ
Malti Valparaíso
Māori Valparaíso
मराठी बाल्परेझो
მარგალური ვალპარაისო
مصرى فالبارايسو
مازِرونی ولپریسو
Bahasa Melayu Valparaíso
Baso Minangkabau Valparaíso
Mirandés Valparaíso (Chile)
Монгол Вальпараисо
မြန်မာဘာသာ ဗလၲပရမိစော
Dorerin Naoero Balparay
Na Vosa Vakaviti Valparaíso
Nederlands Valparaíso (stad)
Nedersaksies Valparaíso (stad)
नेपाली भलपाराइसो
नेपाल भाषा वाल्पाराइसो
日本語 バルパライソ
Napulitano Valparaíso
Нохчийн Вальпараисо
Nordfriisk Valparaiso
Norsk Valparaíso
Norsk nynorsk Valparaíso
Nouormand Valparaiso
Novial Valparaíso
Occitan Valparaiso
Oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча Valparaíso
ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਬਾਲਪਰਾਈਸੋ
Pälzisch Valparaíso
پنجابی والپرائیسو
Papiamentu Valparaíso
Patois Valparaiyso
Перем Коми Вальпараисо
ភាសាខ្មែរ បលពារៃសោ
Picard Valparaíso
Piemontèis Valparaíso
Tok Pisin Valparaiso
Plattdüütsch Valparais
Polski Valparaíso
Português Valparaíso (Chile)
Qırımtatarca Valparaiso
Reo tahiti Valparaíso
Română Valparaíso
Romani Valparaíso
Runa Simi Valparaíso
Русский Вальпараисо
Саха тыла Вальпараисо
Sámegiella Valparaiso
Gagana Samoa Valparaiso
संस्कृतम् वालपाराईसो
Sängö Valparaíso
Sardu Valparaiso
Scots Valparaíso
Sesotho Valparaíso
Sesotho sa Leboa Valparaiso
Shqip Valparaiso
Sicilianu Valparaíso
සිංහල වල්පරයිසෝ
Simple English Valparaíso
Slovenčina Valparaíso (mesto)
Slovenščina Valparaíso
Ślůnski Valparaíso
Soomaaliga Baalparaizo
کوردی ڤالپارایسۆ
Sranantongo Balparaiso
Српски / srpski Валпараисо
Srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски Valparaíso
Basa Sunda Valparaiso
Suomi Valparaíso
Svenska Valparaíso
Tagalog Valparaiso
தமிழ் வல்பெய்ரசோவ்
Taqbaylit Valparaiso
Tarandíne Valparaíso
Татарча/tatarça Вальпараисо
తెలుగు వల్పరైజో
Tetun Valparaíso
ไทย บัลปาราอีโซ
Tsetsêhestâhese Valparaíso
Türkçe Valparaíso, Şili
Türkmençe Valparaiso
Twi Valparaiso
Тыва дыл Вальпараисо
Удмурт Вальпараисо
ᨅᨔ ᨕᨘᨁᨗ Valparaiso
Українська Вальпараїсо
اردو بآلپارایسو
ئۇيغۇرچە / Uyghurche ۋالپاراىسو
Vahcuengh Valparaíso
Vèneto Valparaíso
Vepsän kel’ Val'paraiso
Tiếng Việt Valparaíso
Volapük Valparaíso
Võro Valparaiso
Walon Valparayso
文言 瓦爾帕萊索
West-Vlams Valparaíso
Winaray Valparaíso
吴语 瓦尔帕莱索
ייִדיש וואלפאראיסא
Yorùbá Valparaíso
粵語 瓦爾帕萊索
Zazaki Valparaíso
Zeêuws Valparaíso
Žemaitėška Valparaėsos
中文 瓦尔帕莱索
Chile: Hotels & Tickets Sale
Hotels & Tickets Sale worldwide
American Virgin Islands
Antigua and Barbuda
Bosnia and Herzegovina
British Virgin Islands
Burkina Faso
Cape Verde
Caribbean Netherlands
Cayman Islands
Costa Rica
Czech Republic
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Dominican Republic
East Timor
El Salvador
Equatorial Guinea
Falkland Islands
Faroe Islands
French Guiana
French Polynesia
Hong Kong
Isle of Man
Ivory Coast
New Zealand
North Korea
Northern Mariana Islands
Papua New Guinea
Puerto Rico
Saint Barthélemy
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Martin
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
San Marino
Saudi Arabia
Sierra Leone
Sint Maarten
Solomon Islands
South Africa
South Korea
Sri Lanka
Trinidad and Tobago
Turks and Caicos Islands
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
United States
Vacation: Complete information and online sale
Today's Special Offers
Amazon Prime
Free fast shipping on over 50 million goods
Amazon Prime Gift
Give the gift of Amazon Prime membership
Amazon Music
Listen to tens of millions of songs for free!
Amazon Kindle
Download e-books and audiobooks for free!
Sign up now & download two audiobooks for free!
Amazon Cell Phones
Buy cheap contract cell phones & service plans
Amazon Family
Save a lot on children's goods and baby food
Amazon Home Services
Order any home maintenance services
Get payments worldwide. Sign up now and earn $25
Vacation: Website Templates & Graphics

All trademarks, service marks, trade names, product names, and logos appearing on the site are the property of their respective owners.
© 2011-2017 Maria-Online.com ▪ AdvertisingDesignHosting