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The architecture looks like a Spanish Fort. But it was closed for restrartion, can't go in. We could only take a photo from the road. There's a nice walking path and separated bike path along the ocean front. We rode our bikes from the hotel,...More
Yes, it's a symbol of La Serena but you can stand on the road, take your picture and you're done. You can't go in and you can't walk around it as there is/was construction barriers up on the water side. It appears that they were...More
This is a symbol of La Serena so it was one of the stops on our excursion from the port of Coquimbo. The area looks like it has seen better days and is currently being renovated. As I looked over the beach area next to...More
After a leisurely walk from Faro Monument (which I don't recommend), we sought transport to get back go our hotel in the city. THERE WAS NONE. No buses, no cabs. After close to 1 hours searching, we had to walk about 3/4 mile inland to...More
Our visit this year to La Serena and El Faro was a pleasing one
In as much as this site The Beacon .. El Faro is now undergoing a long overdue restoration. It is a historic site of sorts and any ad for La Serena...More
This is just one of those places you go, I think. It's the symbol of La Serena. We visited here as part of an excursion from a cruise, but I was freezing and discombobulated because I had missed another excursion. There were a few little...More
The faro is a historical monument of the city... part of the history and you can see it from many parts of the city. The sorrundings are not so nice, could have a nice coffee or restaurant... i didn't see any.