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La Portada

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Address: Antofagasta, Antofagasta, Chile
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You can't say that you visited Antofagasta if u didn't visit La Portada

Simply like that. You can't say "I went to Antofagasta" if you don't have a picture there. Basically it's the essence of the city , the restaurant there is always closed , the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 December 2016
Nicolas M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Natural landmark that represents the city. La Portada, like Concepción rocks and the Marble Cathedral is a place to be visited.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Simply like that. You can't say "I went to Antofagasta" if you don't have a picture there. Basically it's the essence of the city , the restaurant there is always closed , the museum there is always closed. There's no WC 24/7 available , but I'll be honest with you. If you visit this gem in the summer , it... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

I went with my boyfriend and it was a nice view. You can only stay for a while because of the wind but still you can visit the museum.

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Santiago, Chile
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Antofagasta is an amazing city full of things to do and fun, but undoubtedly "La Portada" in Antofagasta is its main attraction, this amazing rock formation in the middle of a beautiful beach draws attention to itself, the descent is equally amazing where you can observe the different sea nieveles in the ancient times. It's the perfect mix between desert,... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Beautiful place with interesting views. Scruffy, unkempt. There is no restaurant or even a snack bar. There's a beautiful beach.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Awesome place to be in nature and enjoy the view. We took a lot of pictures. It was very windy so it's better to be well covered in the winter months.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

An special place to see, a piece of huge rock formed by the ocean during thousand of years I guess. A place to take a few pics to said... "I went at Antofagasta". A really far location,just by car approaching availability, do not try by taxi, becuase,you'll be killed by a huge amount of money. If you flight from or... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Is the icon of Antofagasta. Only the area nearby y not clean enough. Papers and bottles so sad. Astonishing landscape

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Santiago, Chile
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

In general, the portada pops up in images throughout Chile and it can seem underwelming when you first arrive. However, the lanscape around the portado with its desertic cliffs over the ocean is amazing. If youre sporty enough and a friend can show you wear, its great to climb down at the area with a rope (do not do alone!... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

We stopped by briefly at La Portada on the way to our hotel, from the airport, as suggested by our taxi driver. The sight was magnificent. The color contrast of the sea and the rock was captivating. It was very windy during our visit and the sound of the sea was mesmerizing. It is highly recommended and definitely worth a... More 

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