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Mamallapuram Lighthouse

Mahabalipuram, India
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Ranked #10 of 23 attractions in Mahabalipuram
Type: Lighthouses
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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Structure can be seen as it is high. Good walk to the top and a good view around as you walk around the top of the lighthouse. Good to visit especially with kids.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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26 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Recently visited to Chennai , mahabalipuram. A light house near the shore is interesting to watch a perfect view a Mamallapuram, the ancient Chera Chola dynasty..Now it is opened to public and till 6 PM it is allowed to go to the top of the light house. It is very interesting and the way to go upstairs little bit difficult... More

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Bangalore, India
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This place is a good place to visit, but need to very careful with children, the steps are very steep, there are no handrails at some places, risk of one mis-step, you can fall through the rocks though it might not be fatal it can cause enough damage. We unknowingly went with two of our kids and one of them... More

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Chennai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

It's worthy to visit this place. You can get a complete view of Mahabalipuram. Very interesting and beautiful. The fee is small, about a 100R's including camera for 2 people. It can be added to a tour of some of the other sights and makes a nice change from the more 'cutural' sights of the town.

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Ghaziabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Recently visited to Chennai , mahabalipuram. A light house near the shore is tremendous to watch a whole view a mahabalipuram. Like the way to go upsatair too. & yes don't forget to eat Mango over their wd a salt as it will spice up your visit.

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

The lighthouse was interesting, not my first choice to visit. You cannot go inside, but traveling up the walkway makes for a great view of the area.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Please friends do visit the lighthouse. Its worth climbing all those stairs..once you reach the top you'll feel like flying...

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

During your visit to Mahabalipuram, your guide will tell you to visit lighthouse also. There are two one old one, in the shape of elephant and another one is normal one. when you are there spend 30min there also.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Although it didn't have very beautiful view on too of lighthouse, it is still a place worth going where you can hike around the surrounding to see some stones temples like the five Rathas which is nearby & worth going to...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

This place is just not to be missed! It's an adventure ascending and descending round and round inside the narrow spiral staircase with quite a big riser height of steps, but after reaching the top, the view makes you forget all the pain! The beautiful sea spread till the horizon showing the lush greens and the top of the shore... More

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