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Reviewed July 27, 2019

We've been in Punta del Este three weeks now and have tried on a few occasions to get inside. There are two pictures in TA where someone was at the top, it was in January so maybe it is only accessible in the Summer. The...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank ruthandvern
Reviewed December 28, 2018

If it weren't for the small church across the street this stop could be missed during your tour of Punta Del Este.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jerry G
Reviewed December 20, 2018

Built in 1860 but a volcanic cement mix brought in from Rome. Due to the strong mix, the lighthouse stands today as it did more than 150 years ago. It's a beautiful building that definitely requires a visit if you are in Punta del Este....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JeLundgren
Reviewed November 20, 2018

A cute structure and somewhat unique in that it is far above the water and you can walk around it. Nothing else much to note as you can't go in. By the pretty blue church and a short walk from the cruise ship tender dock.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Teresa H
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Went here while una a city tour. The lighthouse is open only on the Dia del Patrimonio which date changes every year in October. It’s absolutely free and a must for nice pics.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

Great things to look at here. There is the lighthouse, a weather station and a beautiful church you can go in and look at some beautiful things.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Red-Super-Hero
Reviewed January 11, 2018 via mobile

You can walk around the area from the puerto. The church is beautiful and the Faro is also nice, but you cannot go up.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank vischimidt
Reviewed December 30, 2017

A very nice lighthouse. The lighthouse is kept in very good condition. You can only view the outside as the is no entry.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank gerleg12
Reviewed May 2, 2017

Start with a very slow walk around the port side of Punta del Este, head towards the sea front and around the peninusla. We actually started at SOHO restaurant by the port, so we were very well fed before starting Stop at the old Citroen?...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Ruth b
Reviewed April 5, 2017

If you come to this area to see the Iglesia Candelaria, you can't miss this lighthouse. I'm not sure if you can go inside, but it worth some photos from outside.

Date of experience: March 2017
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