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Varkala Light House

Thiruvananthapuram District, Varkala, India
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3p-5p only

If you are planning to visit, do it after lunch. Its strictly 3-5 in the afternoon. The views from... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Vinoth S
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Chennai (Madras), India
Amazing view from Height

The Varkala Light House is another tourist point to see the Varkala Beach view from top. As soon as... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
DEEPAK K
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  • Average9%
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“palm trees” (3 reviews)
“light house” (12 reviews)
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Thiruvananthapuram District, Varkala, India
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Reviewed 4 days ago

If you are planning to visit, do it after lunch. Its strictly 3-5 in the afternoon. The views from the top are awesome. The climb itself is a bit challenging and a look down can be chilling!

Thank Vinoth S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Varkala Light House is another tourist point to see the Varkala Beach view from top. As soon as you reach the top there will be thrill and fear rushing in your heart to see an amazing view of beach where everything appears to be...More

Thank DEEPAK K
Reviewed 25 February 2017

The lighthouse is 40mts in height with around 11 floors, and is around 13kms from the Varkala beach area, but is worth paying a visit. The view from the top of the lighthouse is awe inspiring.

Thank Anvita S
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Nice lighthouse in good condition. Great view from the top over a sea of palm trees and the actual sea. It's right next to Anjengo fort - good to combine both.

Thank amy_r_120
Reviewed 19 February 2017

It is also a must watch location while we visit varkala.Its pretty high and so it offers a great view of varkala at its top

Thank kannanraj35
Reviewed 17 February 2017

This place is few kilometers away from the main Varkala township. There is a ticket system to get entry inside the light house. There are approximately 200 stairs. But the effort is really worth it. The view from the top is amazing. At one side...More

Thank 15_ranap
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We rented a motorbike for the day to explore Varkala and stumbled across the lighthouse which is open to visitors 3pm - 5pm and cost 25 rupees per person to enter and an extra 20 rupees for each photo/recording device. You climb the 180+ steps...More

1  Thank Kkyle122
Reviewed 5 January 2017

climbing the 189 stairs is fun, but even more so is exciting to the outside once you have reached the top of the light house. On a windy day, holding on is advisable. It is lovely to be above the birds and get a good...More

1  Thank lisanne c
Reviewed 23 December 2016

nothing special to go here personally. normal unattractive light house.. wont go there specifically.

Thank Ravin K
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Recommended !!! Even though u have to climb the large spiral stairs, its really worth with the view u r about to witness..

Thank Shilpa G
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kej1505
1 August 2015|
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Response from Ktmenchi | Reviewed this property |
Its right next door to the fort. Perhaps if you ask where anjengo fort is. We had to ask quite a few people but found it in the end.
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