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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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So cute and tiny you assume it is fake, but no, it really is a lighthouse. Or rather was, it is undergoing repair at present. On the Main st by the water, of course.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
AL89
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

So cute and tiny you assume it is fake, but no, it really is a lighthouse. Or rather was, it is undergoing repair at present. On the Main st by the water, of course.

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Halifax, Canada
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a lighthouse and it was under construction or should I say reconstruction. Nothing stands out about the structure otherwise. You see so many of these in the region, there was nothing notable about this one.

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Thank Marco N
Mount Desert Island, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Annapolis Royal Lighthouse is on St. George Street and in July, 2016 has staging for repair. The lighthouse is really beautiful and one of the smallest we have ever seen but probably one of our favorite since it is right in the small town and can be accessed by walking in the town of Annapolis Royal. There is a... More 

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Thank 24Travel2002
GREEN BAY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 254 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Although this is a quaint, well maintained (under refurbishment in July 2016) and historic structure, it is not worth a special trip. If in town, 2-3 minutes should do it.

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Victoria, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's at the end of the waterfront boardwalk. Nice view, in a historical town center. I recommend it to everyone.

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Mts of western NC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 398 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It doesn't take much effort to find this small sized lighthouse right in town. Nice photo ops in a pretty setting. You can also get a different view from the pier further down the street (see photo). Lots of parking in the area.

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Great photo-ops right on the water in Annapolis Royal. Can't miss it near the main street. Like a post card of your own making!

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Annapolis Royal is the oldest permanent settlement in Canada, and reflects a vibrant history along with stunning views of the harbour on the Annapolis basin. Today we were treated to a brilliantly sunny day, and took a walk along the relatively newly installed boardwalk which is absolutely beautiful. There are numerous places to sit and just watch the waves come... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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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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