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  • Excellent23%
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  • Average34%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
6 Jan 2018
“Not a big deal”
31 Oct 2017
“Be sure to make a wish!”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

When going back from Embalse el Yeso the tour guide offered to stop at the Tinoco tunnel a place where a guy killed himself because of a broken heart. The tunnel became a place of pilgrimage for locals. The "tour" is going through the dark...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Just a short stop on our day tour into Cajon del Maipo, this was easy an easy walk from the bus and very interesting. We enjoyed looking in and trying to read all the messages. We made our wishes and they are still coming true!

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Pamehla
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Our guide stopped here on way to Embalse el yeso. Thought he was joking at 1st. They say the tunnel is haunted, but we didn't experience that. 6 of us managed to stumble through with the aide of our iPhone flash lights. Good for a...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Seeties
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Do not bother going to this it is literally a dirty tunnel with traffic going through it. We stayed close by and walked so it was something we thought would be fun but it was very scary and dirty. Views around it were fantastic.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank eleanorf296
Reviewed 3 January 2017

This is a disused railway tunnel located near the town of San Jose de Mapio (approximately 50 kilometres from Santiago) A worker called Willy Antonio Rojas Reyes was killed in its construction. Locals believe if you whisper a wish ‘favor’ down the tunnel the spirit...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

If you're in the area this a cool place to visit with young kids. My 7 and 3 year old we're thrilled walking through this old train tunnel. Nothing else to do there but it's worth the stop. We were on our way to The...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank andreaglezhanson
Reviewed 17 May 2016

This is an old railroad tunnel. The myth is that someone who died here, Willy Antonio, speaks on the wind and can grant favors to people. Because of speaking on the wind there are many little pinwheels attached to a fence at one end of...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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