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Calle Elias, Valparaiso, Chile
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The acsensor still working in spite of its age. The mechanism is front of public eyes. Its a glass cabin and the rail has a sharp slope and every time carry more than 10 people.

Thank Parvin S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came across this ascensor quite by accident but it took a few steps off our climb back up to hotel. Just a cool trip, low cost, easy and safe.

Thank EMA47
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

100 pesos to go up for one person. The view is really nice and it is an experience to go with the fenicular.

Thank Sidseldahl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The ride up was great, pretty quick... but at the top is a great slide down to a playground area. What fun!

Thank Caf80
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have visited Ascensor Reina Victoria 2 times already and it is a great way to get on top of the hill. It is cheap only 100cpl, and the view on top is amazing. On the top you can see the almost whole Valparaiso. There...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a cute little ascensor which helps a little if you are struggling to get uphill. When you exit up on the cerro there is a large range of cafes and restaurants with great views.

Thank Carolyn D
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

This is the oldest and steepest of the funiculars. It’s also the shortest ride (less than a minute). Definitely worth doing and the 100 pesos ticket price is unbeatable!!

Thank Bi-coaster
Reviewed 30 October 2018

This Ascencor is one of the (THE?) steepest in Valpariso - and one of the shortest in time. It seemed less than a minute from launch to arrival. If you are wary of mechanical devices of this sort that seem to suggest imminent disaster as...More

Thank SanFranciscoGuy634
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

The ascensor is pretty cool I guess, but it’s just an outdoor elevator. There are stairs you can take right next to it. Not sure why this is an attraction because honestly it’s not clean and not really necessary unless stairs are hard for some...More

Thank PillowPopper
Reviewed 14 October 2018

We have experienced many Funiculars in our world travels. It is a beautiful sunshine day and we employ Ascensor Reina Victoria to return to Lower Valparaiso.

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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.
27 January 2015|
Response from Julio P |
Siempre respondo lo mismo a todos mis clientes que vienen del extranjero cuando me preguntan si Chile es o no un lugar seguro para visitar. Mi respuesta es: ¡SI! El problema radica en que los visitantes de fuera de Chile... More
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