Light House, Chennai (Madras)

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 (Madras) online trip itinerary builder to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Chennai (Madras).
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  • here you can view almost entire chennai from the top of the light house. this was closed for around 20 years, but recently they engaged more safety for the public and opened the view point from top of...  more »
  • Worth visiting this place, you can get tickets at the entrance for 20 INR. open from 3 to 5:30pm. the view it gurantees will be the take away. Awesome View. sea breeze will hit you hard and nice, and ...  more »
  • Old Memories came by as we halted at this place to take a look. I recalled my visit to the Viewing Gallery way back in 1979 with a good friend of mine. We came here on our bicycles and went up by the ...  more »
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