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“Nicely maintained”

Annapolis Royal Lighthouse
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Owner description: The Historical Association of Annapolis Royal, who operates the popular Candlelight Graveyard Tours, also owns this historic lighthouse. It serves as the headquarters for their award-winning National Historic District, Acadian Heritage & Acadian Candlelight Tours. It was built in 1889 and is situated almost halfway between the Equator and the North Pole in the heart of Canada's largest national historic district.
High River, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
57 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Nicely maintained”
Reviewed 22 October 2012

Fresh new paint. Green area surrounding the lighthose well kept and the maple tree beside it perfectly trimmed . Also it's close proximity to the booardwalk

Visited October 2012
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Apopka, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
288 reviews
161 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
“Well Kept Lighthouse”
Reviewed 11 October 2012

The lighthouse has good views behind it of the Annapolis Basin and the homes and churches on the far bank. It is a good photo stop while strolling through the town.

Visited September 2012
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New Jersey
Level 5 Contributor
64 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Beautiful area”
Reviewed 24 August 2012

The lighthouse itself is rather small and less than inspiring, but the surrounding view more than made up for it.

Visited August 2012
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Burnaby, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Very informative tour”
Reviewed 2 August 2012

This was not only a lighthouse tour but a walking tour along the main street. Historial buildings were pointed out and their history told. Fascinating facts about local historians, authors (Mark Twain visited), interesting events in the town's history were told in an entertaining and informative manner. A high point of our visit.

Visited August 2012
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Vancouver Island, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Small lighthouse on beautiful town waterfront.”
Reviewed 17 June 2012

Very small but pretty lightstation exists near the wharf in Annapolis Royale. Surrounded by grass, there are some benches and rocks to sit on and view the Annapolis River vista towards Digby. A nice wooden riverside boardwalk passes by this lighthouse through town and over to historic Fort Anne. The Lighthouse is worth a picture taking stop on a tour through small but friendly Annapolis Royale, off Highway 1 & 201. Parallel parking near lighthouse is free as is parking off back streets to your right. Note street is one way at lighthouse & wharf location in town. Town is only about three streets wide, so no problems if you can manage a short walk down to the waterfront and lighthouse.

Visited June 2012
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