Perhaps the most famous things to see in Valparaiso are its legendary lookout points. Mirador Portales, Mirador Espranza, Mirador O'Higgins, and Mirador Marina Mercante are the most famous lookouts in the city and offer world-famous views of the city and the coast.
Speaking of great views, another of the best things to do in Valparaiso is to take a ride on one of the city's famous elevators which shuttle visitors up to the highest parts of the city to enjoy fabulous views of the port and historic center.
Another of the top attractions in Valparaiso is the British colonial architecture and the 19th-century churches found in the city's charming historic center. Art and history lovers will also find no shortage of interesting things to see in Valparaiso. The Naval and Maritime Museum and Lord Cochrane's Museum are great places to learn more about Valparaiso's maritime heritage and the Iglesia de la Matriz, one of the top Valparaiso attractions, is another great example of 19th century maritime architecture.
Finally, one of the most popular Valparaiso activities is exploring the historic sites related to the famous Chilean poet Pablo Neruda like La Sebastiana, one of three historic homes which once belonged to Neruda. For more interesting stuff to do in Valparaiso, search through the recommendations from real travelers on minube and discover all the top places to visit in Valparaiso.