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Nice attraction in the country's capital

Our driver took us on a tour of the capital during our visit and we passed this landmark. It's... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2017
Varuna V
Lighthouse in the city

Interesting lighthouse surrounded by buildings in the city. I didn't go in, but it was interesting... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2017
Anthony S
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Brisbane, Australia
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Georgetown, Guyana
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

Our driver took us on a tour of the capital during our visit and we passed this landmark. It's nothing special but it's one of Guyana's tourist attractions.

Thank Varuna V
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Interesting lighthouse surrounded by buildings in the city. I didn't go in, but it was interesting from the outside, as much for its location as anything.

Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Still very neat to see an older landmark but this lighthouse is locked up and only able to be seen from the road. The lighthouse is blocked from the ocean by the nearby Marriott and a light has been mounted on the hotel.

Thank JuannyChico
Reviewed 21 April 2016

It is a walk up a steep and winding climb with more that 100 stairs. Totally worth the climb when you get to the top. A birds eye view of the city and the Atlantic ocean. Takes your breath away.

2  Thank Queenranie
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

It's an average lighthouse, nothing special. To get inside the lighthouse, you must get a ticket in a building on the adjacent street. The workers in the area will give you conflicting information on the location of said building but once you find it, to...More

Thank Mercuryfast
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Can't go inside and a sketchy neighborhood. It's an interesting look back into Guyana's history but much more could be done to make it worth a trip.

Thank FancyfreeToronto
Reviewed 14 January 2016

This is nice to visit but now the Marriott hotel blocks the northside Atlantic Ocean view which is sad as that was the money shot view

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 28 December 2015

Didn't get to go inside , but worth a stop for a photo Strange it is a little way from the water now -

1  Thank UkGailJ
Reviewed 26 October 2015

There are so many epic and captivating moments of this historic monument!!! Besides the winding height to climb, the "WOW" view of the city, the fact that it is not modernized - is the best part!!!! Be ready to climb excessive steps in a tight...More

2  Thank CruzanHamilton
Reviewed 17 October 2015

This is one of the attraction in Georgetown, however I will only recommend to see if you are around and you really like lighthouse. I passed by many times and it was always closed. So I am not sure if it is open to the...More

1  Thank WandaMichelleM
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Lisa S
29 June 2015|
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Response from lfjp | Reviewed this property |
When I saw it in 2010 you could just see it from the bottom outside. You just passed by.
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