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Address: Mahabalipuram, India

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Excellent view....

This lighthouse is near Mahabalipuram where you can see whole sight of sea Mahabalipuram temple, its very tall you are allowed to go top of it with a minimum price

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
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Hyderabad, India
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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

This lighthouse is near Mahabalipuram where you can see whole sight of sea Mahabalipuram temple, its very tall you are allowed to go top of it with a minimum price

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New Delhi, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

not a tall one, you can see the shore line and miles away on the bay of bengal ...that is if you can stand there for a quiet moment. crowded with small place to stand , i doubt it can be enjoyed

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Chennai (Madras), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

This is a one of the most hyped place in Mamallapuram. The place is full of crowd starting from entry to exit. Not a worth place top visit.

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London, UK
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

WE had a ticket for the temples and it included the lighthouse - when we got there they started to insist that we paid again to climb to the top. We refused

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I am not sure how many lighthouses they let you climb in India, but sure there aren’t too many; also, it is located on top of Mahabalipuram Hill, unlike most other lighthouses that are right on the beach. Those 2 factors make this a pretty unique lighthouse in this part of the world. The spiral stairs will be quite a... More 

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bangalore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

it is very beautiful light house, slowly we cant go to top step by step. while going top and coming back only one row with curving steps are there and no big space is there in steps last one more floor is very diffcult to go to top but once we go to top we feel our effort is worth.... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

One of the beautiful lighthouses in India, though not at the beach...this one gives a good view of the Mahabalipuram city and the various attractions too...worth climbing and getting a view from the top

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Jaipur, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Nice light house on stone all you have to climb up to watch it. but once you climb it you willl realize its worth enough the energy you have lost in climbing

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

No active management. We payed 90/- for 5 persons and 2 cameras and able to see only monkeys. There's no time limitations, so those hiw are already on the top they never bother to come down and 800 people were waiting on the bladder. We finaly decided to skip it.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

One can enjoy the scenic and view of sea from the Lighthouse. The other end of the sea cannot be seen even from such a height. A must visit place

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