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Faro Monumental de La Serena: Tours & Tickets

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27 May 2019
“10 minutes at most”
4 May 2019
“Cute Lighthouse on the Beach”
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Reviewed 23 September 2019

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

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Ngoctravels
Reviewed 28 May 2019

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

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 May 2019

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

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Nancy K
Reviewed 3 May 2019

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ingiepingi
Reviewed 22 March 2019 via mobile

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

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jnanayog
Reviewed 4 February 2019

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

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 14 December 2018

The Punta de Tortuga lighthouse is an ornamental lighthouse which was built in 1952. They painted it peach and terracotta colours representing the colours of the local Indian culture.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Brissy2
Reviewed 13 November 2018

Unfortunately this structure has seen better days after being flooded out. It makes a great photo opp but nothing much else.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Teresa H
Reviewed 30 June 2018

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.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank victorsvd
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

One of the main landmarks of La Serena and a nice to see point. The building itself is beautiful and has the same style of the Santa Lucia fort at the other side of the city

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Ofek O
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