Valparaíso, Chile, is a city along the country’s coastline. It’s home to many charming restaurants, shops and cultural and natural attractions. Here are some can’t-miss spots for your next visit to this World Heritage City.
Take the Reina Victoria funicular up to explore the hilly streets of Valparaíso. This funicular opened in 1903. Avoid looking down if you’re afraid of heights.
Located at the foot of the Reina Victoria funicular is the first brewpub in Valparaíso, Casa Cervecera Altamira. The brewery and restaurant serves local beers, pub grub and hosts live music.
La Sebastiana is one of the houses of poet Pablo Neruda. Currently a museum open to the public, the collection includes artwork and quirky artifacts from when Neruda lived there. Take the self-guided audio tour, available in five different languages, to learn more about the house and poet.
Experience traditional Chilean seafood at Tres Peces. The restaurant prides itself on offering diners only sustainable seafood. The popular restaurant does not take reservations, so be prepared to wait if you visit during peak hours.
The city of Valparaíso is made up of dozens of hills. The Concepción, Alegre and Bellavista hills are great spots for wandering the streets, viewing street art and popping in and out of the many charming boutiques and cafés.
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Breweries are everywhere today and, while many craft and microbreweries specialize in particular styles of beer, few are quite as specialized as Ghent Gruut Brewery in Ghent, Belgium. Here, the current craze for hop-heavy India Pale Ales is entirely eschewed as absolutely no hops at all are used in the brewing process. Before you clamor to claim this can’t be beer at all as everyone knows the four ingredients of beer are grain, water, yeast, and hops, consider hops weren’t actually added to beer until the 13th century. Before then, all beers were flavored with herbs and spices, or gruut, as the French population of medieval Ghent called them.
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