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Monumento a Los Heroes

Plaza Sotomayor, Valparaiso, Chile
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This monument marks the tomb of Arturo Prat, the Chilean war hero who died with hundreds of his brave countrymen in Chile's 1879 war with Peru.
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Plaza Sotomayor, Valparaiso, Chile
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This monument is located in the center of Plaza Sotomayor in Valapairaso, Chile. The monument, which honors the Chilean sailors who were killed during the Battle of Iquique and the Battle of Punta Gruesa, is appropriately across from the Naval Building.

Thank jonahNJ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a lovely huge monument across from the Sotomayer square. It is where the free walking tours meet.

Thank Cynhoff
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This monument in the plaza is dedicated to those seamen who died in the Iquique Naval Battle and the Battle of Punta Gruesa. They are considered Chile's Naval martyrs which form part of their maritime history.

Thank Zoraida J
Reviewed 1 May 2017

The Monument to the Heroes of Iquique , originally called "Monument to the National Navy " is located in the center of Sotomayor Square. This monument was erected by popular subscription in memory of the naval heroes that fought in the battles of Iquique and...More

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Monumento de Los Heroes is beautiful in itself and is also located in an interesting plaza. A good chance to take a photo with a naval officer too

Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Typical of a monument in a square with surrounding and nearby buildings of some architectural interest. Worth a stop for a photo.

Thank mikesierra
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

The monument itself is quite alright, but it is located on a busy place with a lot of traffic. I would walk half the town especially for this monument.

Thank François V
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Right in the city centre, surrounded by restaurants and stores and A STARBUCKS! It's easy to find and a lot of tour groups use it as a meeting point.

Thank tawnygama
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This is an average monument. Note that part of the square near Serrano (where you get the trolley bus) is not particularly safe and you need to take care

Thank John T
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Great place to walk around, see the local sites by the port and see the action of that part of the city. Take lots of pictures because the architecture is wonderful.

Thank mikel12323
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