Trip Planner : South America / Uruguay / Maldonado Department / Punta del Este / Historic Sites / Faro de Punta del Este
Faro de Punta del Este, Punta del Este
Categories: Lighthouses, Tourist Spots
A major regional landmark, Faro de Punta del Este offers extensive views of the surrounding landscape from a viewing platform at the top. Built in 1860, the cylindrical tower is made from materials shipped from Europe--the volcanic sand came from Rome, while the illumination system was brought from France. Climb the lighthouse's 150 steps for impressive vistas along the coastline. Put Faro de Punta del Este into our Punta del Este vacation trip planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Punta del Este.
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no recomiendo ir puntualmente, pero si uno esta cerca, conviene pasar. el faro esta muy cuidado y los alrededores del mismo, son muy lindos. nada mas..I do not recommend going promptly, but if one is nearby, should pass. This well-kept lighthouse and the area surrounding it, are very beautiful. nothing more...show original
Passeio feito pelo City Tour, bom para tirar fotos, o local é muito bonito mas é apenas um farol, nada de mais.Ride made by City Tour, good for taking pictures, the place is very nice but it's just a lighthouse.show original
Vale a pena conhecer. E logo em frente, está a igreja da Candelária. Ou seja, dois pontos turísticos em um.Worth knowing. And up ahead, is the Church of Candelaria. That is, two landmarks in a.show original
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