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Louisbourg Lighthouse

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Address: Havenside Road, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, Canada

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Most beautiful lighthouse wordwide

Amazing lighthouse, lighthouse walking/ hiking trail close by, look across the harbour to the historic 18 century fortress of Louisbourg. Unfortunately the lighthouse is not opw

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Taber, Canada
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Taber, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing lighthouse, lighthouse walking/ hiking trail close by, look across the harbour to the historic 18 century fortress of Louisbourg. Unfortunately the lighthouse is not opw

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Decatur, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Be sure to take time to visit the lighthouse as the setting is awesome and spectacular. We drove there from the fortress as it was raining but I think you can ge there with a longish walk from the fortress. The lighthouse is not open to the public

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South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We drove out the road to the lighthouse, wondering if it was worth the drive. Whenever we arrived at the end, there was no question about it. It was worth the drive! The lighthouse was good to see, and the waves crashing onto the rocky coast was so mesmerizing. Loved the area. Wish we could have stayed longer.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

A short drive from the town centre. The sunset was amazing. You can get up and close with this lighthouse. There are some red chairs on the hill where you can sit, relax and watch the tides.

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Ottawa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Spectacular views from this lighthouse. Easy to get to. For those not wanting to subject themselves to the crowds at Peggy's Cove. Great moderate hiking trail along the coast as well.

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Tustin, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We visited to lighthouse and then walked the nearby trail. It was a wonderful walk - with great views.

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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

What makes this location amazing is the surrounding area, yes the lighthouse is something to see but the surrounding grounds and ocean and trails are incredible and well worth a visit if you are in Louisbourg. It won't take much of your time depending on the length of hike you chose. A must see

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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Across the Bay from the Louisbourg Fortress, this beautiful lighthouse can be reached by a trail or by car. Worth the visit.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

After all the hype about visiting Fortress Louisbourg, it was a unexpected treat to come upon this light house marked by a small sign on the roadside. It had a great views of the shore line around Louisbourg and the fort itself. It didn't have paved trails up to it but they all can't be Peggy's Cove. It didn't have... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

beautiful lighthouse, and loved the red chairs showing the best view. That's a really fun touch at national parks and historic sites!

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