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Pondicherry Lighthouse, Pondicherry

#8 of 15 in Historic Sites in Pondicherry
Lighthouse · Hidden Gem · Landmark
A lighthouse was constructed in Pondicherry in the nineteenth century by the French rulers. A new lighthouse was constructed in 20th century by the government of India. The old lighthouse had first beamed light on 1 September 1836. The new lighthouse (11°55′00″N 79°49′51″E) started functioning in 1979.
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  • We were very excited to see this place but unfortunately after reaching there we get to know this place is closed for maintenance as of now. The premises was clean and nice and near to beach. This...  more »
  • Small quiet, peaceful and clean town.It was a French colony and still has some French flavor left, particularly in the area called white town.This is also where great revolutionary turned saint Sri...  more »
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