Viña del Mar, Chile

Viña del Mar meaning “Vineyard of the Sea”), is a city and commune on central Chile’s Pacific coast. Often referred to as “La Ciudad Jardín” (“The Garden City”), Viña del Mar is located within the Valparaíso Region, and it is Chile’s fourth largest city with a population of 324,836 (according to the 2012 census). Viña del Mar is also part of the Greater Valparaíso area, the country’s third largest metropolitan area, after the Metropolitan areas of Santiago and Concepción. The Greater Valparaíso Area is home to 5 municipalities: Valparaíso, Viña del Mar, Concon, Quilpue, and Villa Alemana. Click on the pictures.

Armada de Chile Blgd, Valparaiso, MG_0951

Known as the Building of the Intendence of Valparaiso, which was the name given when it was built, this a building of a french neo-classical of 5 floors located in the “Plaza Sotomayor of Valparaiso” in front of the Monument to the Heroes of Iquique, a port city and commune in Northern Chile.

Armada de Chile Bldg, Valparaiso, MG_0951