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Address: 242 St. George Street, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, Canada
Phone Number: 902-532-3035
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The Historical Association of Annapolis Royal, who operates the popular...

The Historical Association of Annapolis Royal, who operates the popular Candlelight Graveyard Tours, also owns this historic lighthouse. It serves as the headquarters for their award-winning National Historic District, Acadian Heritage & Acadian Candlelight Tours. It was built in 1889 and is situated almost halfway between the Equator and the North Pole in the heart of Canada's largest national historic district.

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Must stop in the Town

This is easily done while you are in town with this lighthouse in the centre of town and to walk the board walk. Lots of great views from here.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 2, 2015
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Halifax, Canada
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Halifax, Canada
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932 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

This is easily done while you are in town with this lighthouse in the centre of town and to walk the board walk. Lots of great views from here.

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Hamilton, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

This 8.5 meter high lighthouse was built in 1889 and marks the end of navigable waters for boats going along the Annapolis River. The lighthouse is white with a red lantern room. The light does not rotate as some lights do. It is found along the water in the middle of the town and is a lovely little spot to... More 

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Augusta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

The lighthouse in right on the waterfront in Annapolis Royal. The entire waterfront in very interesting and scenic.

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Thank Thomas M
Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Not sure why this should have its own Tripadvisor page. It is interesting to walk past this, and look at it, but that's all you can do. Not worth a diversion.

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Victoria, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

It's really a super nice spot for a picture and the history concerning this Lighthouse can be obtained by taking a walking tour that is offered at Annapolis Royal.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Located on the Main Strret in town, I noticed tour companies advertised to meet at the lighthouse to start the tour. Wish you could have gone inside. We stayed a few blocks down from the lighthouse on the boardwalk and passed this delightful point numerous times. The boardwalk is fantastic for people watching and enjoying the sunsets. Numerous shops, cafes,... More 

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Blackfalds, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Nice lighthouse, but the best part is the boardwalk along the shore line next to down town Annapolis Royal. Be sure to walk the boardwalk during high tide, then a few hours later at low tide. The difference between high and low tide while we were there was nearly 30 feet! This is because the Annapolis river is fed by... More 

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Saint Albans, Vermont
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Nice to come upon a cute little lighthouse on a pleasant waterfront boardwalk in the lovely town of Annapolis Royal. Well worth a walk-by as you browse the little shops and art galleries and eateries and Farmers' Market nearby.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

This lighthouse was a lovely and striking surprise for our family. We walked into town from our inn and there it was. The boardwalk is welcoming and picturesque and the lighthouse is delighful.

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Thank JAM181
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

The lighthouse itself isn't all that special but it overlooks the beautiful bay and gets you on the boardwalk which leads to the wharf.

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