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Castillo Wulff, Vina del Mar

Castillo Wulff - Vina del Mar, Chile
Castillo Wulff
Av Marina, Viña del Mar, ChileMap
Frente a la Unión Árabe
Neighborhood: Castle Hill
Overview

Almost hanging from the cliff face is this architectural oddity, built for the nitrate and coal baron Gustavo Adolfo Wulff at the beginning of the twentieth century. Waves break on the rocks directly below it, adding to the dramatic effect. The structure now houses the Museum of Maritime Culture. It contains an interesting collection of artifacts related to Chile's glorious naval history, including reproductions of ships, documents and assorted oddities. Definitely take time to appreciate the edifice itself; it is a fascinating example of another age and style.

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Castillo Wulff General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Friday from 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM, Monday to Friday from 02:30 PM to 06:00 PM, Saturday to Sunday from 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks
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