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Vulcano Interpretation Centre

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Nuno Ribeiro Lopes arquitectos
 
location Horta
function exposition space, information centre, lighthouse
contributed by mdc79

Fifty years and seven metres separate the different levels from arrival at the site to the lighthouse complex. The new foyer was laid down between the original level and that of the cul-de-sac built after the eruption. Originally the arrival point, this place is now the departure point for a trip through the ashes that cover the original buildings, that takes one down to the level of the lighthouse and leaves one overlooking the sea and the dormant volcano.

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Vulcano Interpretation Centre
Address
Farol dos Capelinhos
Portugal
http://www.vulcaodoscapelinhos.org/
Project is public!
Opening hours 16th September to 14th June. Tuesday to Friday: 09:30am - 04:30pm. Saturday, Sunday and holidays: 02:00pm to 05:30pm. Closed: Mondays and following holidays: 1st January; Carnival Tuesday; Easter Sunday; 24th, 25th, 31st December, 15th June to 15th September.
Completion 2008
ArchitectNuno Ribeiro Lopes arquitectos
Client Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Sea
 
Project ID 7261
Latitude/Longitude 38°35'59N 28°49'24W
Contributed by mdc79
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