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Faro de Punta del Este, Punta del Este

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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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  • In sight, the beach and the lighthouse make this place a hotspot in Punta. The sunset is even more beautiful. Well worth checking out and have lunch there.
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  • The Lighthouse is a few minutes walk from the village center, but it's worth the trip because the city is beautiful and the neighborhood in which it is located is very beautiful and peaceful to walk. The Valley photo and the ride. Too bad we don't get to know the interior.
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  • An icon of Punta del Este and the peninsula in an area opposite the Church of Candelaria. No doubt to see and appreciate tip with another perspective
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