In this section you will a bit of the history of Viña del Mar, so when we go to, you know about our roots and can be enjoyed from another point of view, historical, and our progress cultural heritage that is still alive in the streets and beaches
The Indians called these lands Changos Valley "Peuco, these Indians were fishermen and gatherers who lived in this place, but since the arrival of Spanish conquistador Don Pedro de Valdivia were divided into two major farms: the Vine of the Sea and "the Seven Sisters.
Over time these two farms had different owners, but in other years, will be under the control of a single landowner. It can remind Alonso de Ribera, the religious order of the Society of Jesus, the Family Career and finally Francis Xavier Alvarez. This is the family that granted him the permission of the railway for their land. Then, with the installation of this channel of communication will come to this land the engineer Jose Francisco Vergara Echevers, who married Dona Mercedes Álvarez Prieto, the granddaughter of Don Francisco Xavier and sole heir of Jose Francisco Vergara tierras.Don was proposed, together with Mercedes to create an independent city of Valparaiso, which was approved by Supreme Decree on December 29, 1874. In May 1878, will allow the creation of the Municipality of Viña del Mar. This comes Viña del Mar, driven by the installation of industries and with modernity
This city is now a cause for national and international congregation. Tourists have chosen this city over the years and hope to continue doing that.
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