The World List of Tangibles of Tourist Attraction

Farol de Dona Maria Pia, better known as the Farol da Ponta Temerosa or Farol da Praia is a lighthouse in the southern point of the island of Santiago in northeastern Cape Verde approximately 3.5 km southeast of the capital city of Praia inside the neighborhood of Prainha where much of the foreign embassies are located. The site is a Heritage of Portuguese Influence as it was built during Portuguese rule. It marks the limits of Praia Harbor with the rest of the Atlantic, the limits extends to Ponta do Porto (de Visconde) and northeast to Ponta das Bicudas. The western entrance of the Port of Praia is to the west, it is connected with a small road linking the ferry portion of the port.

Farol de D. Maria Pia

Location: Santiago, Cape Verde

The year of entering to the World List of Tourist Attractions:   2018

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