Punta Carretas Lighthouse

Location show on map

Montevideo

  • Category: lighthouses
  • Section: Lighthouses
Punta Carretas Lighthouse (Faro Punta Carretas), also known as Punta Brava Lighthouse, is a lighthouse in Punta Carretas, Montevideo, Uruguay. It was erected in 1876. The lighthouse has a height of 21 meters high and its light reaches 15 miles away, with a flash every ten seconds. In 1962 the lighthouse became electric. The lighthouse is important for guiding boats into the Banco Inglés Buceo Port or the entrance of the Santa Lucía River, west of Montevideo city.

Reviews about Punta Carretas Lighthouse Add comment

We have no opinion yet :(
Be the first to add a review!
Your opinion
#0
Share your impressions... write something about the place...

Location on map / How to get there

Weather nearby
Today (15 July)
current weather in this location
9.9 ° C
3.1 ° (min)     11.4 ° (max)
0 mm
4.2 m/s
1034 hPa
Tomorrow (16 July)
Tomorrow weather in this location
11.5 ° C
6.9 ° (min)     12.6 ° (max)
0.1 mm
4.2 m/s
1029 hPa
Show forecast for 14 days Source: openweathermap.org
Our website uses cookies to provide you with services at the highest level and for statistical and advertising purposes. By using this site, you agree to the use of cookies, more details in our cookies policy. Close