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The amazing eastern views provided by this magnificent hilltop are some of the best in the country.
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Valparaiso, Chile Papudo 541, Valparaiso 2370621, Chile
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our guide Fernando (Chile Fun Tours) drove us to the top of Concepción. Its name dates to the 17th century La Concepción Fortress constructed to defend the city. Valparaiso is a city of hills, and this one is known for the German influence of early...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Linda Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Concepcion hill is one of the most artistic hills of Valparaíso, due to its murals all over the houses and stairs. It is a place full of good vibes, where you can easily find a place to have a cup of coffee on a café,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Trinidad Maria G
Reviewed 29 August 2018

So many houses paintings, views this is a spendld place to be and to live restaurants hotels only inconvenient: so many tourists

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank PaulDouk
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Cerro Concepcion has so many wonderful spots and each corner is begging to be photographed. Such a lovely place to enjoy the sights of Valparaìso...and the best part is, its all free!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ariane T
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Our private tour van rode us there hence no need to walk up the steep hill. Great view of the port and city from this spot. Interesting artists and expressionists who specilaises in painting on houses ( With permission from house owners). Some artist are...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Happy258
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

This neighborhood is very special and you can feel a special sense of creativity during you visit here. A lot of nice, cute and cozy restaurants and cafes with a lot of marvelous and outstanding murals make this place a must visit during your trip...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JoorNl
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

We were here before a cruise and took a walking tour of these neighborhoods. It is hard to tell which neighborhood is which, but I recognize the murals. The murals in this city were fascinating and many had a social commentary. I missed the piano...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

Valparaiso is known for its colorful neighborhoods built on a group of hills overlooking the port, and this particular neighborhood is certainly well worth an extended walking tour. The buildings are rather old but brightly painted with either gay colors or fascinating 'urban art' (which...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Steve G
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Cerro Concepcion is one of the neighborhoods in Valparaiso. It is also the best place in Valparaiso to stay, eat, drink and hang out. The streets and buildings are colorfully painted by street artists. The restaurants are awesome with many rooftop choices. Nightlife is classy...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank OPDonnyG
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Colorful, good for photos and a little craft shopping. Steep streets a bit tiring but the best part of our day in Valpo.

Date of experience: April 2018
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RitaGreenApple
NO ES SEGURA PARA LOS TURISTAS. Los lanzas/ladrones te siguien y esperan la ocasion para robarte. a mi me asaltaron de una forma violenta en cerro artilleria. Los carabinieros me dicieron q Valpo es una de las ciudades mas peligrosas de chile y los robos son cada vez mas. Hay q ir solo en las zonas mas turisticas, no llevar nada de valor, vigilar mucho. Me tiraron al suelo, imobilizar con un pie y me pusieron un cuchillo a lado de la barriga a las 10:30 de la mañana. Tuve la mala suerte q en aquel momento no pasaba nadie en la calle. yo y mi hermano estabamos un poco alejado del museo naval y ibamos en direccion de la plaza Wellright. Las callejuelas son peligrosas. Mi relato en ingles: Unfortunally, my experience in Valparaiso was very bad. My brother is living in Santiago de Chile and we decided to go to Valparaiso by ourselves. We took the Ascensor Artillería at 10:30 a.m. From there we went to the Naval and maritime museum. Our mistake was decided to go by walk to the others turistic places. so we started to walk and then after 15-20 minutes we were robbed violently. 2 men started to run in our direction, the biggest who was also the leader tried to take my bag and snatch my bag. I was stronger than him. So He threw me on the floor, I was immobilized with a foot and he pulled out a switchblade knife. I saw the knife close to my belly and I was ready to receive the knife. I closed my eyes and I got peed on. My brother was with the other guy who was short and thin and asked for the money/la Plata to a meter away. My brother gave the wallet with 200.000 chilean pesos and all documents and credit card. He was able to hide the I-phone 6 (the price is around 800 Eur). he didn´t tried to help me. My brother told me to stop to tighten the purse/the bag. I did it and the man took my bag which contain the samsung S3, sony zt3 waterproof, a small canon camera (value around 60 Eur) and 110.000 chilean pesos. We were on a Cerro/Hill very close to a square with a checkpoint police (carabinieros). we made the complaint of theft which took a lot of time. The police was very very lazy. Then we went to the police office by car to finish to declair. We lost all the money and we asked to the police some money to return to santiago. They gave the money and we made the transfer the following day. The police told us that Valpairaiso is getting the most dangerous city of Chile. The tourists has to go there with a Tour or if they walk alone, the have to go only in the most touristic places. Sometimes the Lanzas/thieves start to follow the tourist and await the opportunity to rob. It a pity that this beautiful city is so unsafe. The police told us that some people who comes to Valparaiso to give the recognition as a UNESCO heritage of humanity were also robbed. Be careful.
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Tuviste muy mala suerte y de todo corazon te pido disculpas por la delincuencia en mi pais.
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