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Monumento a Los Heroes: Tours & Tickets

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This monument marks the tomb of Arturo Prat, the Chilean war hero who died with hundreds of his brave countrymen in Chile's 1879 war with Peru.
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Plaza Sotomayor, Valparaiso, Chile
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Reviewed 15 April 2019

We had a 2 fabulous days visiting this City, taking in this area as part of our trip.. you can get close the the Statue and take photos of all sides. It forms part of the main square, well worth going if your touring by...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank BM471
Reviewed 6 April 2019

This monument sits in front of the naval building and is quite nice. It has several statues of famous Chilean national heroes around a Greek style temple.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank RichardK938
Reviewed 27 March 2019

Just a stroll from the port and in the heart of Valparaiso don't miss out on seeing the wonderful monument in front of the Admiralty building

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 20 March 2019

Situated next to Plaza Sotomayor, you will definitely notice this statue. There is a lot of traffic around it with 2 busy roads on both sides making it a bit difficult to enjoy it or get a good picture. It's interesting, and you will likely...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank TryppAdams
Reviewed 11 March 2019

This imposing STATUE stands in the main plaza. The huge statue is in front of the Chilean Navy Armada building. A special sqaure worth visiting.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 19 December 2018

This big monument is in the middle of a busy traffic circle downtown. We saw it from our tour bus. Important center of town.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 22 November 2018

This monument honors the Chilean naval war heroes that that lost their lives in the 1879 Battle of Iquique during the War of the Pacific with Peru. At the top is Frigate Captain Arturo Prat, surrounded by Lieutenant Serrano, Sergeant Aldea, midshipman Riquelme and an...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Linda Y
Reviewed 31 October 2018

The War of the Pacific in the 1880's was a major punctuation point in the history of Chile. The Chilean armed forces, anchored by the Navy, eventually triumphed over Bolivia and Peru. Chile seized land in the north with valuable mineral resources (saltpeter and copper),...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

Monumento a Los Heroes is dedicated to those lost at sea. Monumento a Los Heroes serves as an excellent reference point as we walk Valparaiso.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 17 July 2018

I especially enjoyed seeing the changing of the guard ceremony at this location. The statue honors those lost at sea during the war.

Date of experience: July 2018
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