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“Great views” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Ponta da Piedade Lighthouse

Ponta da Piedade Lighthouse
Ranked #6 of 81 things to do in Lagos
Certificate of Excellence
Cork, Ireland
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25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Great views”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2014

It is a nice location, but don't go there on foot.

It is a long walk, so best go by car, bus, or bike!

Visited June 2014
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Lisbon, Portugal
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21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Beh .... it's a lighthouse.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2014

You've seen one, you've seen them all, what else can I say? The drive to it is quite spectacular....

Visited May 2014
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Walton-On-Thames, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Stunning scenery and free !!!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2014

A short drive west of Lagos, the scenery from the cliff tops is magnificent and very beautiful. There are some steps down to the water line where local boatmen await to take you on a tour of the caves - this is well worth the cost and is usually accompanied with an amusing commentary as some of the shapes in the rocks etc resemble famous people.You can walk around the top of the cliffs and peer down to the sea , and check out the view across Meia Praia to Alvor, Praia da Rocha and towards Portimao. There is a small cafe next to the lighthouse, and a bar/restaurant a few hundred yards back towards town. Regretfully no lift or wheelchair access down to sea level but still well worth the trip for those who cannot manage steps.

Visited May 2014
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Bangkok, Thailand
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825 reviews
568 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 444 helpful votes
“A place not to miss”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2014

This lighthouse stands on a promontory just outside Lagos on the western side of the coast. You can reach this place by private automobile, public transportation or by bicycle. Leave your means of transportation at the parking-lot above the cliffs and just decide to hike the promontory all around. Just be cautious if you are subject to heights. But the view and the landscapes are absolutely stunning. This is really a highlight in the Algarve. The lighthouse in itself has nothing special. It is simply a landmark.

Visited April 2014
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Dublin
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61 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Nice Views”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2014

Travelled here on a bright but cool day and will recommend to others. advice is to make sure and bring a camera

Visited January 2014
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