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El Faro de Maspalomas

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Address: Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Spain
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Excellent monument

After a brisk two hour walk from playa de ingles u arrive at the monument ..a feat of cracking engineering ..pity it isn't open to tourist as the view from the Top would be... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

After a brisk two hour walk from playa de ingles u arrive at the monument ..a feat of cracking engineering ..pity it isn't open to tourist as the view from the Top would be outstanding ..plenty to see and do around the area ...usual shops selling trinkets but also new designer outlets with overpriced items ..but all places have them... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You can walk around the lighthouse area and get great photos of the lighhouse from different aspects.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not so much of an attraction or landmark, it's just a lighthouse, but it is in a lovely area to watch the sunset, nice cafe adjacent, great shopping and loads of restaurants near by.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a really nice area of maspalomas . You have the light house on the corner of the beach and then a long promenade of really nice restaurants and designer shops . The whole area is very well laid out and landscaped and has a nice feel about it. Safe and clean it's a great spot to watch the... More 

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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

great place very busy with a lot going on enjoyed the street entertainers ,lots of shops but expensive like the restaurants on the front worth a visit

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Honestly, we walked by this thing to the beach a few times and didn't even consider this a landmark. It's alright I guess. A sand sculpture artist had their artwork right in front of this and that garnered more of my attention. I think this is just something you see on your way to the beach. Not a landmark destination.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful view on the beach, next to expensive shops and restaurants, very nice pictures when the sky is blue...

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The spot itself is great, but very busy. Lots of shops and restaurants. But more or less like many touristic sites especcially for a great public. Of you look for someting more different and not so massive don't go there. There are betten placets on Gran Canaria

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a very good day out with a good quantity of shops indoor and out what we call the lighthouse was a very good attraction and is a symbol of maspalomas nice little coastal walk with small cafes and bars along the way, we got the bus from playa del ingles on adv Italia only took about 15 minutes... More 

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely shopping centre very clean. Restaurants along the beach very nice. We visited Playa de Ingres and Puerto Rico. Maspalomas is far superior

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