Light House, Chennai

3.8
Get a fabulous view of Chennai city and its beaches from Light House, a popular tower at the southern end of Marina Beach and city’s unmistakable landmark building. Standing 46 m (150 ft) tall, the red and white banded lighthouse has an elevator taking tourists to the observation deck on the top 11th floor. The original lighthouse was built here in 1795 and the present-day structure dates back to 1977, its fourth incarnation. The tower is attached to a three story circular harbor-control building housing a small lighthouse museum. Put Light House into our Chennai online trip itinerary builder to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Chennai.
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  • This is just one of the spot at big marina beach. It’s an old light house and there is not much to do at that place other than it provide a nice view of the sea. It’s actually not a must have location...  more »
  • It is located at the end of Marina beach towards San Thome church. Though well maintained with an easy access, there was nothing spectacular about the lighthouse. You can stop for a few moments as you...  more »
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