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Mamallapuram Lighthouse

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Address: Mahabalipuram, India

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The lighthouse was great.The view from there was amazing.You could see the whole Mahabalipuram. The old lighthouse was nice too.There is also a lighthouse museum next to the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
aryaman_kumar11
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Bengaluru, India

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The lighthouse is one of the main attractions in Mahabalipuram. You can climb to the top of the light house using the stairs inside. The steps are narrow and steep and more than 100 in number. It's a fun attraction and once you reach the top, the view is spectacular. Breezy with view of the sea and chennai city far... More 

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

nice light house. good view of all the monuments from the top. although not extraordinary yet it is a must visit place in Mahabalipuram.

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Thank rahulgautam
Bengaluru, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Avoid this and get same view FREE from Mahishasuramardini Cave next to light house.Beware of monkeys here.

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Thank IndianTraveller1975
Mumbai
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on a very crowded Sunday. Had to wait 30 minutes to get up to the top. Steps are steep and very few people can go up at a time. Great view from the top though.

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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lighthouse was great.The view from there was amazing.You could see the whole Mahabalipuram. The old lighthouse was nice too.There is also a lighthouse museum next to the lighthouse.Safety has to be improved.There us only one small staircase for people to move up and down which causes crowding.The stairs at the top of the lighthouse are almost vertical which is... More 

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Chennai, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm seen the entire view of Mahabalipuram from this light house. Such a nice place to visit. Don't miss it and Also it has built on small mountain. I love it

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The way the old light house constructed and used fire to give direction to ship was amazing. The new light house is the perfect view for Sea view.

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Thank Duraisamy
Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

From the top you can see the whole mahabalipuram, sea, sea shore temple, road side carvings and everything. It is fun to be up there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

U can cover almost everything .. Itz the first place to visit in mahabalipuram ... Monkeys .. Architecture.. Stone..

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

It is located near Pancha Rathas. There is entry ticket of ₹10/- for adults & ₹3 /- for children's. There is only one way for climbing up and coming down, which very narrow. You will get exited after reaching to the top of light house. You will get good panoramic view from top if light house. One side see shore... More 

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