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Tangalle Lighthouse

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Something from the past

A nice spot to visit to see the old lighthouse and the treacherous seas around it. Looks well... read more

Reviewed April 1, 2019
Sunshine Coast
Lovely ocean views and interesting paintings

Our driver stopped here to show us this en route from Ella to Talalla No longer a lighthouse... read more

Reviewed March 16, 2019
Angela P
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Tangalle Road, Tangalle 82200, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed April 1, 2019

A nice spot to visit to see the old lighthouse and the treacherous seas around it. Looks well preserved, and worth a visit

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 16, 2019 via mobile

Our driver stopped here to show us this en route from Ella to Talalla No longer a lighthouse, each landing has pictorial representations of Sri Lanka’s naval past. Easy climb to top rewarded us with lovely ocean views of surrounding area. No one else there...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Angela P
Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

Not a proper lighthouse per say. Rather a monument where shoes are forbidden. View from the top is worth climbing the set of stairs while looking at Sri Lanka history through murals and sculptures.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 13, 2019

Magic view from the lighthouse......A place stops and has a look of the natural beauty. Southern ocean of Sri Lanka,

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Chrishantha F
Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

Free entrance, the tuk tuk driver took me here. He said it is also meant for tsunami warning system.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

Name of the TripAdvisor article should be adjusted to „War Heroes Monument“ or „War Memorial Tower“.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Plz make this error,this is not a light house,after the civil war finished,srilanka navy build that for remember the war hero s .so this is a monument.really nice place to be .

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tuskersrilankatours
Reviewed August 10, 2018

Fantastic sea view from lighthouse. Lighthouse renovated with sculptures. At the top, the views of the surrounding coastline is spectacular. worth to climb at the top to see wonderful view.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank ricshanshibly1986
Reviewed August 4, 2018

We happened upon this gem of a lighthouse as we drove through Tangalle on the way from Yala to Galle Fort. We couldn't believe how ornate it is inside with all sorts of sculptures and statuary and lots of beautiful army/navy themed murals on the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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