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Address: 242 St. George Street, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, Canada
Phone Number: 902-532-3035
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Description: 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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Pretty stop on a lovely riverside walk.

Would highly recommend the lovely riverside walk in Annapolis Royal which is punctuated by this pretty Lighthouse!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 12, 2014
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

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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Banff National Park, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Great tour Run by Mr Melanson at 9pm from the lighthouse is delightful Highly recommend the evenings entertainment you will learn so much from this gentleman about Canadas history and he also provided some interesting snacks of traditional Acadian foods.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

As a mariner and lighthouse buff, I certainly wouldn't drive specifically to visit this lighthouse, but if coming to Annapolis Royal for other reasons it is worth checking out. Best visited during a walk through of the lower part of town down by the boardwalk and waterfront.

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The lighthouse itself is cute, but it has been relocated to near the center of town next to a restaurant. We make it a point to see as many lighthouses as we can during our vacations, but this is one I would not go out of my way for.

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Waynesburg, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The lighthouse is nice but not a destination, the wooden path behind the lighthouse is a nice walk through town. There is a green space on the town side of the lighthouse which would be a nice place for a picnic. Also great walking tours meet here during the week! Those are a must see!!!

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Kemptville, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This review is really about the Candlelight Tour which begins at the Lighthouse and given by Alain Melanson, who is a 10th generation Acadian. Alain also does a tour of the Garrison Graveyard, which I hear is excellent (we missed it!). He is very knowledgeable about history - especially the Acadian and Mi'maw past. He weaves his own family stories... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This is lovely little lighthouse in a pretty town. I wish we had more time to visit the lighthouse and area.

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Would highly recommend the lovely riverside walk in Annapolis Royal which is punctuated by this pretty Lighthouse!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

It is really wired that a spontaneous kiss will happen in front of the lighthouse... There is nothing special about this lighthouse, I guess a combination of environmental and natural elements make it special... Especially for a kiss and a peaceful moment. (For history lovers, the site has historic significance, too)

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Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Located on the quiet boardwalk, at sunset this is a beautiful and romantic spot - perfect place to share a kiss!

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Address: Address: 242 St. George Street, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, Canada
Phone Number: 902-532-3035
Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Annapolis Royal

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