Mahabalipuram Lighthouse, Mahabalipuram

3.5
#4 of 13 in Historic Sites in Mahabalipuram
Originally closed in 2001 during tensions between the country and insurgents, Mahabalipuram Lighthouse has now opened to the public for exploration. The modern circular lighthouse (dating back to 1905) stands atop a rocky outcrop next to the country's oldest temple/beacon, built in 640 CE. Enter the lighthouse and climb its many stairs for spectacular views of the sea and the ancient temple carved into the rockface. Come prepared to climb and bring plenty of water. Plan your visit to Mahabalipuram Lighthouse and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Mahabalipuram holiday maker tool .
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  • Lighthouse is in the premises where the monuments are located.. One should go up to see the vast expenses from top - stairs are circular and very steep..  more »
  • One of rhe best place temple in south india wondwrdull moment od my life it is so wonderful i suggest visit minimum 1 time  more »
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