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Light House, Chennai (Madras)
(3.8/5 based on 150+ reviews on the web)
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. Plan to visit Light House and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Chennai (Madras) attractions using our Chennai (Madras) itinerary builder.
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  • This light house is situated in mirina beach. There is nothing much to see there. You cannot go inside that light house. It is also not well maintained. 
  • Light house provides the top view of marina beach from 10th floor. The wait can be long at times, as the lift to take up is pretty limited in capacity and some walking up the stairs is also needed. On...  more »
  • This light house is tall and beautiful.It is opened to visitors for a nominal fee.They do have elevators .From the ninth floor you can view the beach and sorrounding areas.There is also a museum thoug...  more »