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Palacio Presidencial

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Address: Callao 398, Vina del Mar 2571406, Chile
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Turn of the century castle used as a summer home for the president.

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USD 129.60*
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I heard it is open 1 day a year for residents to visit. We just looked at the outside. It looked very nice.

Reviewed 6 February 2016
MarkEurope1
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 6 February 2016

I heard it is open 1 day a year for residents to visit. We just looked at the outside. It looked very nice.

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Reviewed 25 December 2015

Very nice Palace, but is accessible only on the last sunday of may. The rest of the year it's closed for the public.

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San Francisco
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 295 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

Take a picture of the palace from the castle across the street. Or perhaps hike up the road adjacent to the palace for a photo shot. The palace is a big house on a hill, but nothing to go far out of your way to visit.

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Thank 7268
United States
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 April 2015

a must view, beautiful, history, nice view, great place for pictures. need to stop by. really enjoy the place.

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Thank LITOTRAVEL
Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2014

A great walk from our hotel below! What a beautiful location! Pretty strenuous going uphill, so be prepared.

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2013

It is not always possible to actually visit the palace directly but it is an impressive sight from in front of the palace at its front entrance. It is used by the President of Chile when the president is in the Valparaiso area.

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Thank Stanway2013
Lucknow, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2013

Hidden behind the trees and the high-rising flats is an European castle like structure with a Chilian flag fluttering over it. This is what I saw from the Peru Avenue and this I was told was the Palacio Presidencial or the President's summer home. The tour guide has only this much to offer and we go nowhere near the mansion.

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Thank surajitbh
Vina del Mar, Chile
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2013

They are just a block away, anyway. It's just a modern structure that was meant to look like a castle, but it's dissproporcionated, ugly, and there's nothing to show.

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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 25 May 2012

The band was worth the stop. Entertaining music and it was a different changing of the guard to what we have seen in other cities. Well worth the visit.

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Beverly Hills, California
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Reviewed 4 January 2012

perched on top of the hills in front of the sheraton more or less. beautiful mansion. fit for a queen ...or a president.no to be missed. climb up or take a cab

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