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Being renovated

Once an important part of Pondicherry sea life, the lighthouse is being renovated and painted. I... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2019
Dr Neerja L B
Union Territory of Pondicherry, India

At one end of the Beach we can see this old Light house 9Near Ashram park guest house ) and we can... read more

Reviewed December 27, 2018
Hyderabad, India
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Promenade Beach, Pondicherry, India
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Reviewed March 22, 2019

In March 1836, this lighthouse was erected. It was built above a rectangular base, 29 m high, with 3 openings and an inner staircase leading to the top where the light was placed. The light was visible to a distance of 29 kms. Now a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 5, 2019

You can see this structure while strolling along side the rock beach. Entry not allowed. But can be viewed from outside.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

Once an important part of Pondicherry sea life, the lighthouse is being renovated and painted. I look forward to visiting it again.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Dr Neerja L B
Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

Located right on the promenade, this light house is visible to everyone. The entry to this is now shut and you are not allowed to go inside the premises where this tower is located.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Just a quick review to say that I don't think it's possible to enter into the lighthouse of climb up it. Very pretty but just a heads up as we explored trying to get inside but couldn't.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 27, 2018

At one end of the Beach we can see this old Light house 9Near Ashram park guest house ) and we can walk up to the Light house.

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed November 4, 2018

One of two lighthouses in Pondy, the other is real and working, this is central and a reminder of history and the coast

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2018

Nothing much to say, just walked around. Admire the buildings and pictures, just a visit to historic site.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 26, 2018

This is very old building and a symbol of histric formula of guiding the ships in the past. The place is near promende beach.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Opened for 2 hours (15:00-17:00) each day. Connectivity is a bit difficult. If you reach by auto, I recommend you to make him wait for 25-30 minutes for nominal charge, and go back in the same vehicle. The view is from 13th floor, rounded staircase....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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February 21, 2018|
Response from arundhatib72 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't climb up inside so don't know about that but the road in front is always open. It's a nice walk up and down that road by the sea.