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Mamallapuram Lighthouse

Address: Mahabalipuram, India
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Ranked #10 of 24 Attractions in Mahabalipuram
Type: Lighthouses, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Lighthouses, Sights & Landmarks

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
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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63 reviews 63 reviews
51 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
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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Springfield, Missouri
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Well worth the small amount that is paid to enter. Can take some nice photos from the top. Have to climb.

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Noida, India
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

An amazing experience, you can actually go up to the top of the light house, and have a mesmerizing view of the entire city and sea.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Liked the view from the top. Couldn't stay longer as a lot of people were coming up. No one to explain the features/lighting machinery etc.

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Navi Mumbai, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

you shall get good view of mamallapuram from the light house, but there are about 100 stairs which are little bit tricky.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

The lighthouse is open between 9am-5pm. Helical stairs will take you up, from where you can have a 360 degree view of entire mahabalipuram.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

The lighthouse and the surrounding monuments are very nice. The view on top is really good. But it's a steap climb and it gets cramped up on top. Advisable for younger and fit people to climb up. If you have any heart ailments or are not fit enough to take strenuous climbs, better avoid it as the stairs are too... More 

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