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Cape Bolinao Lighthouse

Bolinao, Pangasinan, Region I, Luzon, Philippines, Bolinao, Luzon, Philippines
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Ranked #2 of 8 Attractions in Bolinao
Type: Lighthouses
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Manila, Philippines
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The best time to visit Cape lighthouse between 5 pm to 6pm, we went in lighthouse tower to see sunset, so lovely and beautiful seeing the sun disappearing under the sea.

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Tagaytay, Philippines
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Travel to Bolinao is not completed till you reach CAPE BOLINAO LIGHTHOUSE. The edifice is not for sight seers anymore (you cannot go inside because of the poor structure) but you can still marvel at it from the outside.

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Valenzuela, Philippines
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53 reviews 53 reviews
22 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Lighthouses are my thing, or one of those lists I want to achieve. I've been seeking out lighthouses in the Philippines wherever I go. Having said that, this one is just ok. It is just out there, on top of the mountain. There are no entrance fees or what-not, because it is just a plain structure. I believe it isn't... More

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Makati City
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Went there last June 15, 2014. The tricycle driver dropped us there and even took picture of us since that is part of their tour. Typical lighthouse I can say, nothing special. People are only allowed outside the lighthouse. There is no fee though in viewing the said attraction. You can see this lighthouse from afar once you reach Patar.... More

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Cavite City, Philippines
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014 via mobile

Faro de Punta Patar is the Spanish name of this lighthouse overlooking Cape Bolinao in Patar. Not considered as one of the old Spanish lighthouses in the Philippines because it was built during the American occupation. The location is very accessible to private vehicles and the view oevrlooking the hill is magnificent.

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Manila
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61 reviews 61 reviews
23 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This is an old run down light house. You can drive up to the foot of the light house and check out the view and take some pictures. However, the light house is closed so you cannot climb up the tower. Overall, it was just a place to take a few pictures and leave for your next destination.

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Manila, Philippines
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27 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

It can be seen on your way to Patar White Beach. It is on the left side of the road. Vehicles can go up to the Lighthouse but it can get a little difficult to maneuver especially when there are a lot of vehicles parked in the small space. Better park your vehicle at the side of the road and... More

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Quezon City, Philippines
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4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

This is one of the sights to see and have your picture taken, but other than that, there's nothing else.

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Quezon City, Philippines
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66 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Situated on top of a hill that is nonetheless accessible to vehicles, Cape Bolinao Lighthouse soars high above its already elevated position. There are stunning views from a viewing deck. The lighthouse itself is locked and what could have been a colossal photo opportunity at the top is not possible. Around the lighthouse are dilapidated buildings that used to house... More

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Quezon City, Metro Manila
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Baranggay Patar is 1-hour semi-paved semi-rough road drive from the town proper. You have to walk to drive up a steep hill to get to the base of the lighthouse, which was closed. I am not sure if they open it up to the public, but it would have been breath-taking and worth the drive to do so. Unfortunately, there... More

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