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El Faro de Maspalomas

Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Spain
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Ranked #6 of 14 Attractions in Maspalomas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Lighthouses
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Crowborough, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
18 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

What more can I say? It's a lighthouse. You can walk up to it and take pictures. The area is quite pleasant to walk round, with plenty of restaurant and bar areas, and expensive shops!

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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448 reviews 448 reviews
310 attraction reviews
195 helpful votes 195 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Close to the beach is the shopping precinct. It's pretty lively and has no end of restaurants and bars from here to the beach. You can see the lighthouse from pretty much everywhere so it's a good point of reference. I was told it's one of the oldest in Europe - quite a few people walk over to take photos.... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This Farol completes the scenery view from the walking boulevard. Be prepared to take some pictures!

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
14 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

Off the playa del Maspaolomas beach is a lovely shopping area with nice restaurants, designer shops, and pretty walkways with fountains and palm trees. A nice area to while away time and catch up on some duty free bargains for home

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Reading, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

within walking distance of our hotel close to the beach with a decent selection of mid to up market shops. Some very good restaurants and bars - nice place for a stroll in the evening to get away from the hotel.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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27 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Great to shoot sunset from the promenade around the lighthouse which is one of the oldest operating in Europe.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The food was absolutely gorgeous, especially the prawns, they come out sizzling and full of flavor. Would love to eat there again and the steak was beautifully cooked. Definitely recommend.

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Lovely area suitable for all ages with a good selection of shops, bars and restaurants! Most places were also reasonably priced!

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Edegem, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The quality of the food was good. The service wanted to go to fast, The starter was still on our table when the main already was waiting to be served. Even a wrong meal was brought. A relaxed diner was not possible: the service gets a 6,5/10.

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carlisle
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Lotts of expensive watches, clothes, and loads of restaurants. Casino, moonlight cinema that you must book 3 week advance

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