El Faro del Cabo Santa María

El Faro del Cabo Santa María information

Location
La Paloma , Uruguay
Prices
admission UR$20
Opening hours
10am-1pm & 3pm-sunset
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The 1874 completion of this local lighthouse marked La Paloma’s genesis as a summer beach resort. The unfinished first attempt collapsed in a violent storm, killing 17 French and Italian workers who are buried nearby. Outside is a solar clock using shadows cast by the lighthouse.