Varkala Light House, Varkala

4.3
#7 of 19 in Historic Sites in Thiruvananthapuram District
Sited on a promontory next to a late 17th-century fort, Varkala Light House offers beautiful views of the sea and the surrounding area. The striped red and white lighthouse is nearly 40 m (130 ft) tall--climb the 189 steps of an interior spiral staircase to reach the top. From there, you can admire the view and take some memorable photos. Add Varkala Light House to your Varkala travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Varkala day trip planning website .
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  • I visited this place during my stay in varkala cliff. This place is around 13kms from varkala helipad. The lighthouse is renovated recently its is well maintained. You have to take around 200 steps to...  more »
  • The light house is only about 10 Kms from the beach and a 20 minutes journey through the villages will take us to the light house. Climbing up through the steps to the top is thrilling and the view fr...  more »
  • I visited the light house in the morning, but it was closed, and they were only open in the afternoon. Also there is a different admission price for foreigners. The place is very nicely kept with lots...  more »
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