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Near the shopping at the Rambla.

The light house is the southern point of Uruguay . It is old from 1876 but it is still operating... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Norma F
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Wind and views

Pay 25 pesos and climb 76 stairs to the top (a tricky ladder and hatch at the end), then enjoy the... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2018
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The original mechanism still operates in this 1876 lighthouse, which offers a lovely view from the top.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The light house is the southern point of Uruguay . It is old from 1876 but it is still operating. Easy to climb 86 steps, Small fee entrance (1 U$) . Nice views at sunset.

Thank Norma F
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Easy to climb and great to see the city spread out before you and the water views from the other side. Only takes a few minutes to climb and snap a few pictures. It is windy but not too cold (I was there in the...More

Thank Lauren H
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Pay 25 pesos and climb 76 stairs to the top (a tricky ladder and hatch at the end), then enjoy the wind streaming in from the Atlantic. Sweeping views of the River Plate on one side and of the Montevideo seafront on the other.

Thank mrdom
Reviewed 15 January 2018

A neat old lighthouse (1876) which is supposedly the most southern point in Uruguay. Has a great view of the city from it's tower. Entrance fee is 25 Pesos. You enter off of Rambia Gandhi.It's a little out of the way if you don't have...More

Thank SoloTraveler999
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Did you know that ? This point is the southernist tip of Uruguay Great place to walk to along the coast road to get some pictures of the city skyline (ok maybe not the most recognisable in the world but one to add to the...More

1  Thank boeingAde
Reviewed 28 April 2017

This lighthouse is located on a peninsula close to La Rambla and the Golf Club; this is the southernmost tip of Uruguay. Standing guard over the seas since 1836, the historic lighthouse has guided countless ships safely to shore. The lighthouse still functions and if...More

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

A bit far away, but it deserves a visit. I've managed to get great pictures. It's not possible to go up, but it's fare enough.

Thank Claudio A
Reviewed 2 December 2016

You can go there by car and stop very close to the light house. Since they use this are for waste water treatment, the place stinks, specially in hot days. Besides, the place needs more cleaning and the local authorities don't seem to be doing...More

Thank SaulloCastro
Reviewed 21 October 2016

It is wonderful to leave the big city and the busy rambla to find yourself far out on this point after a very short walk. Always nice and breezy, very quiet.

Thank Jon T
Reviewed 1 August 2016

It is located on the rambla in the neiborhood called Punta Carretas. Nice to walk and visit in a nice day. It is close to many hotels and Punta Carretas Shopping Mall.

Thank alejk2016
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