<p>A colorfully painted funicular car (this one by artist Nicolina) carries visitors to the top of Artillery Hill in Valparaíso. The elevator, as it's known, was built in 1893 and originally ran on coal.</p> <p><i><a href="http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/best-trips-2013/#/cerro-alegre-valparaiso-chile_61096_600x450.jpg">&gt;&gt; Find out more about what to see and do in Valparaíso, one of our 20 best trips for 2013</a></i></p>

Artillery Hill Funicular

A colorfully painted funicular car (this one by artist Nicolina) carries visitors to the top of Artillery Hill in Valparaíso. The elevator, as it's known, was built in 1893 and originally ran on coal.

>> Find out more about what to see and do in Valparaíso, one of our 20 best trips for 2013

Photograph by Frank Tophoven, laif/Redux

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