Bordering Viña del Mar's industrial zone is this oasis of vegetation, covering an area of 40 hectares with more than ... More
Jardín Botánico Nacional
Bordering Viña del Mar's industrial zone is this oasis of vegetation, covering an area of 40 hectares with more than 800 species of flora. Originally commissioned by nitrate baron Pascual Baburizza, and created by French landscape gardener George Dubois, the park was donated to the Nitrate and Iodine Company so as to assure its permanence throughout the course of time. Locally referred to as the Saltpetre Park, it serves both an educational and scientific purpose, and is an excellent place to go walking with the children, thanks to its stony paths, ponds and woodlands. Admission: CLF 700 Adults, CLF 200 children, CLF 350 seniors.
Located in the city centre, this park boasts an artificial lake used for water sports. Other facilities include beaches, four
swimming pools, tennis courts, a jogging track and a shooting club. The park is home to the Everton FC ...
During the summer, this beach fills with sun worshippers; in the other seasons, it is a serene setting for fishing
or walking. It is bordered by a playground on one side and Salinas Beach on the other. Adjacent to ...
Before the motor age took over, Victorias were the city's taxis, but now they've got a much more enjoyable function
in the "Garden City". The old, horse drawn carriages take visitors on a romantic and sedate tour around the ...