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Address: Mahabalipuram, India

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Beauty !!

Light House in Mahabalipuram is one of the beautiful things. Stands tall & erect, visible from different points of the town. Good and beautiful !

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Prabhu P
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Chennai (Madras), India
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Chennai (Madras), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Light House in Mahabalipuram is one of the beautiful things. Stands tall & erect, visible from different points of the town. Good and beautiful !

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Thank Prabhu P
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

this is again one of the finest place to visit in mahabalipuram. this is quiet same as kovalam light house.

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Thank Hiten Y
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing like perching yourself on top of the town at the lighthouse! Great view, brilliant construction that has stood the ages!!!

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Thank Sudheendran T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

the location of the lighthouse is perfect.you can see the Bay of Bengal stretching at one side and the beautiful greenery on the. other side.the whole experience was awesome.

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Thank Anurag V
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

This is known as new lighthouse. The old lighthouse is also close to it. Entry is free. Beautiful breeze from the top. Sea view is just too awesome. Close to bus stop

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Thank Manu B
New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

You can see whole Mahabalipuram from the top of lighthouse. It costs 10 Rs. For photography, there is 20 Rs extra. There are two museums also, which you can also see. There is separate entrance fee for the museums (Entry - 10 Rs, Photography - 20 Rs).

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Thank Nish0901
Ahmedabad
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

The lighthouse is really tall and scary. However, the view at the to is good. Since there is a lot of development around the lighthouse, it is not scenic or picturesque anymore. Only photographers may understand this. Nevertheless, if you like to see the top view of this city, then you may visit this place at a small entry fee.

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Thank Lovebeaches67
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

If you go by just tourism value, the lighthouse is not worth much but it is fun if you have never been inside a lighthouse before. It is not very tall, ticket is 10 INR. Once you reach the top via the spiral staircase, the view is very nice. Just stay there for 10-15 mins, click a few pics and... More 

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Thank Soumyajit_DM
Chennai (Madras), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

More than a century old . The climb up may be challenging. One stairway in completely one -way (only up or down). Little or no crowd control. But views are magnificent !

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New Delhi, Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

This is a very-very old structure which has survived the tide of time, but sadly is being plundered in the name of tourism. The flight of stairs leading to the top of the lighthouse are extremely narrow and the last flight of 10 metallic stairs are enough to churn anybody's stomach. You have to walk with your foot curved sideways... More 

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