Alappuzha Lighthouse, Alappuzha

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Enjoy the view from Alappuzha Lighthouse, a historic cylindrical masonry tower and a major tourist attraction. This giant red and white banded chess tower stands 30 m (98 ft) tall above swaying palm trees. Climb its teakwood spiral staircase to the open-top balcony to get a 360 panoramic view of the Alleppey port and the city as well as the open sea. Built in 1862, the lighthouse still operates manually. A small lighthouse museum building is located in the gardens around the tower. By using our Alappuzha family vacation planner, you can arrange your visit to Alappuzha Lighthouse and other attractions in Alappuzha.
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  • August 17, 2017
    Cool lighthouse, near the beach, spent about 10 minutes here, elevator up to the top, great views of the city, small entry fee to get in  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    This is well maintained lighthouse having wooden staircase(don't know about other lighthouse). The view is 360 degree amazing from here. Its nearby Allappuzha beach after railway crossing. Not prefera...  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    Enjoyed the view over Alleppy and the ocean, it is a beautiful lighhouse which is very well kept :-)  more »

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The accommodations of Alappuzha vary greatly in style, with the beach, main urban area, and waterways splitting the focus of the city. The area between Alappuzha Beach and Finishing Point contains the highest concentration of accommodations here, with hotels offering sea views and large resorts by the coast, a number of upmarket hotels and simple guesthouses by Finishing Point, and an array of largely standard hotels in the urban area between these two scenic spots. Many visitors to Alappuzha opt to stay on a houseboat for all or part of their visit, with the accommodations taking a range of different routes through the backwaters.
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