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Faro Punta Ballenas, Margarita Island

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Stately Faro Punta Ballenas is located within an army base and offers sweeping views of the Caribbean Sea. Climb the lighthouse to look out over the water and the surrounding hills, and don't forget to snap a few pictures of the landscape stretching before you. After capturing those idyllic images, pick up a few insider tips about what else you can see in the area from the Venezuelan troops stationed at the base. Using our international travel planner, Margarita Island attractions like Faro Punta Ballenas can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This site is a lighthouse on a military base, the admission is free, its in Pampatar, one can get there by taxi, there is a gift shop at the base of the lighthouse, there are stairs inside the... 
    This site is a lighthouse on a military base, the admission is free, its in Pampatar, one can get there by taxi, there is a gift shop at the base of the lighthouse, there are stairs inside the...  more »
  • seeing this kind of places are a must because of their importance for the island, theres a lot of history hidden beneath the walls 
    seeing this kind of places are a must because of their importance for the island, theres a lot of history hidden beneath the walls  more »

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