Jaigad Lighthouse Overview

Ranked 4 of 6 sightseeing in Ganpatipule

The lighthouse of Jaigad was built in the year 1832 and is situated on the western edge of Jaigad Fort. The Jaigad lighthouse was built by British army officer John Oswald and is around 180 years old. The lighthouse is open until 5 pm, except Sundays. It guides ships sailing in between the regions of Dabhol and Ratnagiri.

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Jaigad Lighthouse

Rizwanuddin Rafiq
14th May 16

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 1-2hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Day
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Operating hours

Monday - Friday:
4:00 PM -5:00 PM
4:00 PM -5:00 PM
12:00 AM -12:00 AM
Public Holidays:
4:00 PM -5:00 PM

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Ajay Shinde

Ajay Shinde5.0/5

17 reviews

Blue sea view from the Lighthouse

Jaigad Lighthouse can be reached from Ganpatipule 15 Km or from Chiplun via Hedvi 80 Km. The Lighthouse was built by the British and it still stands still and is well-maintained. You can also go to the top deck of the Lighthouse.Recommended time to visit is early morning or evening.

Archana Karkera

Archana Karkera2.5/5

8 reviews

OK to visit, but not a must

Visit the Jaigad Lighthouse only if you have some spare time. You wouldn't find much around the place. There are many other places and landmarks to visit in Ratnagiri and Ganpatipule. Jaigad Light house is located few km away from Ganpatipule.

Pramod  Pande

Pramod Pande2.9/5

5 reviews

Fantastic Lighthouse

About Lighthouse I learn in books first time I visit any lighthouse very good place.

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Jaigad Lighthouse, Ganpatipule

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