Faro Punta Ballenas, Pampatar

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Landmark Tourist Spot
Stately Faro Punta Ballenas is located within an army base and offers sweeping views of the Caribbean Sea. Climb the lighthouse to look out over the water and the surrounding hills, and don't forget to snap a few pictures of the landscape stretching before you. After capturing those idyllic images, pick up a few insider tips about what else you can see in the area from the Venezuelan troops stationed at the base. Plan your visit to Faro Punta Ballenas and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Margarita Island vacation builder.
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TripAdvisor
  • This site is a lighthouse on a military base, the admission is free, its in Pampatar, one can get there by taxi, there is a gift shop at the base of the lighthouse, there are stairs inside the lightho...  more »
  • seeing this kind of places are a must because of their importance for the island, theres a lot of history hidden beneath the walls  more »
  • Excellent place for photos, you can see whole the Pampatar Bay, front sea, near islands, you can find descriptions for all that you can see. You need car to access  more »
Google
  • Excellent view from the lighthouse historical and fantastic
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  • Very good there are points of sale
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  • Excellent view of the lighthouse. Very good facilities.
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  • Beautiful views of the East coast of the island, saline, beaches, mountains and sea
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  • Iconic tourist place of my island...
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