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Light House, Chennai (Madras)

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Lighthouse Landmark
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 is again an iconic landmark of Chennai. Anyone going to the beach glances at it at least once before they leave. It's that iconic. There was a time when people were allowed to climb right to the ...  more »
  • the light house the symbol of marina beach. its beauty building to do some HDR photos. a must visit early morning to catch the sun rise  more »
  • this place will give you goosebumps. Dont go if you have fear of heights.Easy to go via local train or bus and good to go in the evening.  more »
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