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“Great views!!”

Faro de Colonia del Sacramento
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$60.00*
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Guided Day Trip to Citadel of Colonia del Sacramento from Montevideo
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Owner description: Ascend to the top of this still-operating 1857 lighthouse for a lovely view of the city.
Chicago, Illinois
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127 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Great views!!”
Reviewed November 5, 2012

Narrow to get up, but cheap admission and great views from all the way at the top (be sure not to only stop at the 1st level). Great for sunset views!

Visited November 2012
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Montreal, Canada
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“So ugly, you have no idea !!!”
Reviewed October 28, 2012

Built in the "vestiges" of the former convent. An ugly white column... Apparently worth climbing for the view but I was so horrified by the fact that they had built this ugly thing in the middle of the convent remains that I did not go near it ...

Visited October 2012
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Gold Coast, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
“Worth the climb”
Reviewed October 24, 2012

When visiting this maghical old town be sure to climb to the top level of the Colonia Lighthouse. Great 360degree views are your reward for climbing the very narrow stairway.

Visited September 2012
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“Nice view”
Reviewed October 5, 2012

What can you say about a light house?
Tall, narrow, good view of the area, nice bit of vertigo if your that way inclined and then back down again.
I would say worth the little money for the photos.

Visited August 2012
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Province of Mendoza, Argentina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“beautifully simple”
Reviewed October 3, 2012

On a very grey day, we went upstairs (I think there were 80-90 of them) and were thrilled at the view we got from the river and the town, so imagine it must be stunning on a clear day! Unfortunately, it was thoroughly windy, so was able to stay up there for a little while only!

Visited July 2012
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