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Mamallapuram Lighthouse

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Lighthouse From which you can see the view properly .(coastal)

Hi i am AJ Cruz ( SM - @ajcruzing) This is a walking tour You just go to the spot by any mens of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Chennai, India
better to see the lighthouse , not the city from it..

Why risk your life while you are at the wrongside of the age! why give trouble to knees and heart... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gautam B
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Hi i am AJ Cruz ( SM - @ajcruzing) This is a walking tour You just go to the spot by any mens of transport and there you go thats it You enter the gate get the ticket was approx. 20 Rupees (0.3 USD) Per...More

Thank ajcruzing
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Why risk your life while you are at the wrongside of the age! why give trouble to knees and heart ? Kids better to avoid. Youngs may go but with suitable dress i.e ladies better avoid stairs if wearing sarees. Best to go upto "Mahisashurmardoni...More

Thank Gautam B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To reach this place, steep climb is required over huge rocks.. strictly avoidable for Senior citizen, small kids, ladies in saree, high heels.. It is a lighthouse used in earlier days to warn aircrafts and ships about the land area. It is non-functional nowadays, I...More

Thank Rucha121
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this place couple of weeks before enjoyed a lot. Its a very old construction built by pallava Kingdom. Nice place to relax. Just sit on the rocks and enjoy the view of this ancient place.

Thank Pallavan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Mahabalipuram Lighthouse is located 55KM south of Chennai and although just a century old compared to more ancient sights in town, the lighthouse offers a unique charm. Although it offers a view of the city when one is allowed up after buying a ticket,...More

Thank Eva A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Worth visiting when in Mahabalipuram. Although the entry to the top of the lighthouse was closed, the view from the neighbouring stone structure is worth a watch.

Thank foodie2602
Reviewed 10 September 2017

This Light house is located next to Panch rath from where you can Purchase ticket of Rs 30/person; which is valid for all attraction in Mahabalipuram. The steps tired us; but if someone wants to top view he should carry on.

Thank Gaurang S
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Another attraction in mahaballipuram. Great view of nearby. U could have view of sea shore temple and krishna butter ball from there.

Thank pantraj
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

The best place to visit in and around Mahabalipuram.you can hv a birds eye view from the top of the tower. The ladder is little scary but can manageable if you're mind your steps. You can view the town, sea, the green trees and most...More

Thank Bikash Kumar R
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Being a lighthouse, you will have to climb lot many stairs to reach the top so be prepared for it. When you are at the top, yes it will give a good view of the city. Keep in mind the closing time which is around...More

Thank Priyadarshi_Sing
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Response from colinson | Reviewed this property |
We benefited from an early start at the five rathas as the coachloads of tourists only arrived as we were leaving. This may depend on the day and the weather. This is also the only site where your five-year-old might prefer... More
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Response from sathish k | Reviewed this property |
10 am to 4 pm.