Top Places to Visit in Uruguay
This Uruguay travel guide will tell you in specific detail the places to see in Uruguay – be it a natural attraction or a man-made structure. Most of the destinations are in the capital city of Montevideo but a lot of the natural attractions, like the resort beaches, islets and lagoons, are located outside the city. Visitors in Uruguay always say that they would come back to this “paraiso” or Paradise. It just proves that Uruguay is truly THE vacation spot in South America.
15. Punta Brava Lighthouse
The Punta Brava Lighthouse is among of the places to visit in Uruguay. The lighthouse is located at Montevideo and the locals also call it as Punta Carretas Lighthouse. This structure was built in 1876 and it has a height of 21 meters while the light can reach up to 15 miles out. It also flashes its light every 10 seconds and it has been an electric lighthouse since 1962. One of the important functions of the lighthouse is to steer the boats out on the water; in Banco Ingles, Buceo Port and to the mouth of Santa Lucia River.