Punta Brava Lighthouse

Faro Punta Brava, Montevideo.jpg
Location  Uruguay
Coordinates Coordinates: 34°56′07″S 56°09′36″W
Automated 1962
Construction 1876
Tower shape Conical tower
Admiralty number G0700

Punta Brava Lighthouse (Faro de Punta Brava), also known as Punta Carretas 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. [1]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.

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