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8 Scenic Lighthouses Worth Travelling For

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In search of a holiday with a picturesque view of lighthouses? These 8 heavenly holiday destinations are perfect for you as recommended by our HolidayIQ reviewers.

1. Kovalam

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Beach | Sea | Lighthouse | Sand

HolidayIQ Reviewer SURENDER adds, “Beautiful place to see up to 30kms range in night ...Timing is 10:00 to 17:00. Footwear not allowed inside. Height is very much. Beautiful view of Kovalam Beach from top. It's installed 4000 watts bulb and shown up to 30kms range in night. Ship stay in night after showing lighthouse and move in day time for their destination.” Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Anil Shelar adds, “A clean beach. Nicely connected to lighthouse Beach. Good crowd. Awesome scenery. It was worth travelling to Kovalam and fully enjoyed. Full of positive energy and refreshing from day today life.” Read Full Review

2. Mahabalipuram

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Temple | Beach | Lighthouse | Culture

HolidayIQ Reviewer Soumik Sen says, “It was a nice day trip at Mahabalipuram....Shore temple, lighthouse, Arjuna's Penance, Pancha Rathas caves are main attractions. ...Madras crocodile park is also an attraction for wildlife lovers to see a large number of crocodile, alligators and turtles. ” Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Sathish Varadharaj adds, “It's a wonderful place of historic architectures near by the Bay of Bengal. We can see lot of statues everywhere....One of the greatest tourist place, elephant in single stone, Lord Vishnu in shore temple, lighthouse and beach. Everything is wonderful. Every statues reflects the innovation and intelligence of our historical kings of Pallava dynasty.” Read Full Review

3. Pondicherry

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Beach | Sea | Culture | Serene

HolidayIQ Reviewer Apoorva Bhardwaj shares, “a walk by the rock beach Promenade takes one along several ages as one witnesses the serenity of the Gandhi statue, the long forgotten air circumventing the lighthouse, the ancient and iconic promenade boardwalk and the simple people of this sleepy town...Auroville, also called the city of Dawn is a world of its own. ” Read Full Review

4. Gopalpur

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HolidayIQ Reviewer shouvik choudhury shares, “Ideal for relaxation & mind refreshment, visit the lighthouse ...Beautiful sea beach, very clean, calm & quiet with strong waves, adventurous to bath, must see the sun-rise with a gulf of fresh air at dawn. Sea beach is not so crowded” Read Full Review

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5. Alappuzha (Alleppey)

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Beach | Houseboat | Backwater | Cruise

HolidayIQ Reviewer Amitra Kar adds, “Alleppey is unique in all sense and so as its beach! The moment you are approaching the beach, you would notice the high and mighty 1000 feet high lighthouse ...once you are at the beach, a series of long iron piers will invariably attract your eyes. ...This is remains of what is known as Alleppey Pier which was used to anchor the merchant boats with spices and alike materials in yesteryears.” Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Amitra Kar adds, “spend some time on the adjacent lovely lighthouse with a height of 1000 feet which was built in 1862 ” Read Full Review

6. Udupi

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Temple | Beach | Island | Lighthouse

HolidayIQ Reviewer Sushant Hublikar adds, “Serenity along coastal Karnataka Destination Places are amazing. 1. Udupi - Temple town 2. Kaup - Beach and the lighthouse. 3. Maravanthe - Enjoy the view of water on both sides for one stretch of the NH. 4. Murudeshwar - Shiva Temple 5. Gokarna - Mini-Goa 6. Manipal - Knowledge Hub” Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Navanya Chinnadurai adds, “ Stressed and obsessed with loads of work longed for a place to relax and there comes an amazing beach I have ever seen. The view from the lighthouse was awesome. Played with Star Fishes. Tension free place ” Read Full Review

7. Lakshadweep

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HolidayIQ Reviewer Madhuri Agrawal says, “Minicoy has a very pretty lighthouse. With Virginia woolf and discovery shows of haunted lighthouses playing as background themes, I have always been fascinated with lighthouses. this was the first tall lighthouse which I climbed, getting a breathtaking view in return. As you look down, you see the sea merging into trees, which merge into lagoons that merge back into the sea; and you have an entire palette before your eyes - with greens, blues, whites and so many hues which you can’t even name.” Read Full Review

8. Andaman & Nicobar

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HolidayIQ Reviewer Dhwani Bhavsar shares, “ There is a famous lighthouse ...We chose to go near the lighthouse which was 300 meters far from Beach. We went there clicked images and asked supervisor to go to the top of the light house. ... After reaching the top level, The only thing I could say is paradise view. ...Very small, historic, beautiful island. Found deer, rabbits, squirrel there.” Read Full Review

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