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“Chilean Navy”
27 Oct 2018
“Dominates Plaza Sotomayor”
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Plaza Sotomayor 592, Valparaiso, Chile
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A very impressive official building on the hill, very big, but not especially pretty, just imposing and official.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This French neoclassical building dominates Plaza Sotomayor near the port. The 5-story building occupies the whole block and houses the Commander in Chief of the Chilean Navy. The building has seen numerous historical events since the construction of the initial building in 1831 and was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Linda Y
Reviewed 28 October 2018

We were able to visit Valparaiso and saw that the Plaza Sotomayor was an attraction center. Edificio Armada de Chile dominates Plaza Sotomayor, and we enjoyed an exterior view.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SavantIII_11
Reviewed 6 June 2018

This building commands the plaza it suurounds as it looks out to the sea. This building shines in its white perfect paint and interesting tower.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank VPATraveller
Reviewed 25 January 2018

I had a chance to visit when it was the once a year open day. The inside is very grand and impressive. The only downside for me was remembering that all of this luxury is paid for out of my taxes!

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Stuart J
Reviewed 27 December 2017

Neoclassic French style. It is on the main plaza, from where you can see other interesting old buildings and have a snack, drink or meal or take a tour (tour with Wally's that meet at 10 o'clock in the morning in the plaza was lots...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank UKINMX
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Nice building located in the modern Plaza Sotomayor, well kept facade, nice architecture, quite recent. The square has an underground parking and is the ideal place to start a city tour with the close by Peral lift.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank mcitaly2016
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This building is beautiful and historical. Nice example of Spanish colonial architecture which was brought to Chile.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Jessica W
Reviewed 3 March 2017

One of the buildings of architectural interest on the Plaza Sotomayor, which is worth a photo. There is a small market in front of it, which is worth a look for Chilean souvenirs.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank mikesierra
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Of course, it is always better to be standing at a building as your tour guide explains what it is and such.

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank BruceM_Pook
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