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“Quite a hike!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of El Faro Lighthouse

El Faro Lighthouse
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$45.00*
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Mazatlan City Sightseeing Tour with Shopping Time and Lunch
Ranked #7 of 99 things to do in Mazatlan
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: This lighthouse sits atop Cerro Creston, Mazatlan's highest hill.
San Martin, California
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29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Quite a hike!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 13, 2012

We did this...only once...at 3pm. Big mistake at that time of the day because it is HOT! Setting that aside, you MUST try this, with proper shoes (we had flip-flops)...ok, it was a spontaeous decision...after a few beers. The view is beautiful and it really was fun!

Visited October 2011
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Whitby, Ontario
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151 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Tallest working natural lighthouse in the world”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2012

If you like a wonderful view and an energetic walk, this is the place to go. Recently an inukshuk has been placed on the path to the top. Very safe entertainment.

Visited March 2012
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Eaton, Colorado
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Quite a hike”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2012

I didnt make it to the top this time but I made it better than half way and it was a fantastic view of mazatlan

Visited January 2012
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Iowa
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25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“A View at the Top”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2012

Lots of walking to get to the top but an awesome view. They do not let you up into the lighthouse as it is working but you can look around. For extra excitement venture off the trail and create your own route. It will take twice as long so bring plenty of water.

Visited March 2012
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Ottawa, Canada
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great hike -- fab view”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2012

We got dropped off near the base of the hill that the lighthouse is perched on. Recommend this hike in the morning hours! It's a steep climb and even at 10 a.m., we really felt the heat. As you hike up, the view of the sewage treatment (smelly but interesting) gives way to a stunning panorama of the city and ocean. Bring water and a sunhat.

Visited January 2012
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