Farol de D. Maria Pia
Farol de D. Maria Pia
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Nicole L
Kleve, Germany8 contributions
Mar 2023 • Friends
George was so kind to show us around, he lives at the lighthouse, like bis father before him (35 years). George is there to protect and preserve the lighthouse. George made a big effort to explain everything to us, in his best english. To go up in the lighthouse he charges 2 Euro per Person. Up there you have a nice view.
Written 25 March 2023
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elizardFlorence
Cape Verde171 contributions
Apr 2021 • Friends
Just a few hundred meters from the PraiaMar Hotel. Isolated and very windy ,but still working and helping cargos to manage the entry of Praia Harbour.
Met Jorge the guardian who lives there and is too happy to share the story.
As the place is deserted DO NOT go alone or at sunset...
Written 27 April 2021
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Adeola A
Lagos, Nigeria78 contributions
Feb 2020 • Solo
There wasn’t much to see, but feel the wind and take some photographs. However, most of the monuments and public places in Cape Verde are well preserved and worth good ratings.
Written 15 April 2020
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AML
São Paulo28 contributions
Feb 2020
worth a visit. nice seeing the place from there to plateaux direction. A whole complex is under construction near by.
Written 5 March 2020
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VicMG
Chicago, IL163 contributions
Feb 2020 • Couples
This stop was on our Friday evening tour package and I’m glad we visited. It was not a time consuming stop however the ocean and sunset view along with the breeze were perfect. We actually had an opportunity to actually go inside the farol and walk to the top and it was great.
Written 26 February 2020
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Mark Emerson
London, UK10 contributions
Jan 2020
Makes a good length walk from the centre of Praia. The lighthouse itself is interesting (if you like this sort of thing) and you can get to visit inside if you want (with help from the local caretaker).
Written 16 January 2020
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Thierry L
15 contributions
Oct 2019 • Couples
Top. Nice walk from the plateau of praia. Nice man who tells you the story of the phare. If you had time just visit it
Written 30 October 2019
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juliea7594
Paris, France39 contributions
Sept 2019
From that place, you have a great view on the Farol and big view on Praia. This is a nice walk too when the weather is sunny.
Written 12 September 2019
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YSM Travel
Banjul, Gambia9 contributions
Sept 2019 • Friends
Great view for a good day! Take a walk to the top for a view of Praia from all sides of the lighthouse.
Written 8 September 2019
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Sarah S
France12 contributions
Jun 2019
We visited in the morning and were the only ones there. The renovations have started but the paint is finished, so we were able to go up to the top.
Apparently they're planning on having a small museum there at some point!
George is very nice and tells you about the history of the place and gave us very nice tips on what to do on the island!
Written 2 June 2019
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