La Sebastiana, Valparaiso

A multicolored, tiered house on top of a hill, La Sebastiana provided the setting for the writing of some of the world's beloved poetic masterpieces. Today, Pablo Neruda's former residence pays tribute to the artist's legacy and contains artworks, 1950s furniture, and quirky bric-a-brac collected over the years. Visit early in the morning or towards closing time to avoid the crowds and long lines at the entrance. To find out how to plan a trip to Valparaiso, use our trip itinerary maker.
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  • Thoroughly enjoyable visit to the home - that has been turned into a museum - of Chilé's famous poet Pablo Neruda. It was well organized and didn't take more than an hour start to finish. Definitely....  more »
  • By visiting La Sebastiana we got a real feel of Pablo Neruda, the Chilean poet and statesman. The house is fascinating with a range of his artefacts on show. Well worth a visit  more »
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