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“A GOOD PLACE TO VISIT AFTER LUNCH...”

Faro de Colonia del Sacramento
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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.
Chino Hills, California
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107 reviews
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“A GOOD PLACE TO VISIT AFTER LUNCH...”
Reviewed April 7, 2014

The positive side of visiting this lighthouse is that climbing the 118 steps will help your digestive system after lunch...other than that you obtain a better 'view' of the historic quarter by walking. The entrance fee: less than US$1 on April,2014.

Visited April 2014
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Baltimore, Maryland
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“Spectacular views”
Reviewed March 3, 2014

Well worth the climb....the view from the very top are fantastic....the faro is still operational as a navigational aide, but for a small fee, you can visit the faro and see a spectacular sunset......

Visited January 2014
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Somerset
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“Nothing Special”
Reviewed February 6, 2014

If you are walking around the city you are hardly going to miss this building. Only real point of interest is that it was built inside the remains of the old monastery.

Visited February 2014
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brecon
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131 reviews
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“Average”
Reviewed February 3, 2014 via mobile

A half decent lighthouse with a reasonable pano view of the old quarter and the brown waters of the plata waters. Quaint but inspiring...

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Bondi, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“it's paid”
Reviewed January 26, 2014

It has a great view of the city, amazing.
If you are a sedentary person your legs are going to need a rest after climbing all the stairs..

Visited December 2013
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