Light House, Chennai

Currently Open [Closes at 01:00 pm]
  • Address: Mylapore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600004, India
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: 20 INR
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Light House, Landmark, Family And Kids
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About Light House, Chennai

A lighthouse is one place that bestows some of the most mesmeric sights of the city, owing to its height and a vista of an embracing city right ahead of you. Watching a sunset or a sunrise from here only makes this a big deal!

The Light House in Chennai with its alluring location facing the enormous Bay of Bengal is one of the most picturesque attractions of Chennai. Don’t forget to bring your camera up here, to click some fabulous shots. Its location on the Marina beach makes it ideal combination of attractions that can be clubbed. Inside, there is a meteorological department too. It boasts of the fact that it is the only light house in India that has an elevator, along with the few ones in the world!

Light House Ticket Prices

  • Given prices are for adults.
  • Children: INR 10
  • With Camera: INR 25

How To reach Light House by Public Transport

  • Light House bus stop
  • All India Radio Bus Stop
  • Santhome High Rd Bus Station

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Things to Know Before Visiting Light House

  • 3.17% of people who visit Chennai include Light House in their plan

  • 48.72% of people start their Light House visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Light House

Wednesday, Friday and Sunday

64.53% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Light House

People normally club together Cholamandal Artists' Village and Tirumala Tirupathi Devasthanam while planning their visit to Light House.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Light House, Chennai Reviews

  • A modern lighthouse with elevator service. It’s not a typical cylindrical shaped lighthouse but a triangle shaped one pointed towards the ocean. It’s windy side is predominantly north-east side . One can get a hawk-eye view of the city from here on a minimal entry fee of RS.10 for Indian citizens and Rs. 50 for foreigners. It would nice if they allow us from 6 am so we can see the beautiful sunrise atop the lighthouse. Generally, they r open from 10 am - 6pm .

  • Birds eye view of Chennai city and Marina beach. This Light house is one of the main attractions of Marina Beach. Situated at the southern part of Marina and near to the San Thome Church, it gives a magnificent view of the Chennai city as well as the beach. There’s an elevator for easy access to the top floor. Also a huge parking space nearby. And if you have time, there are a lot of eateries to taste different flavours.

  • Marina beach is thriving with the activities of the locals and tourists, children and adults alike. One of the few very beautiful and well maintained beaches not only in Chennai but in India. It's generally not overcrowded unlike other beaches in India.

  • 360 view from atop the Lighthouse, narrow steps climbing up. There is an entrance ticket that can be purchased at the Lighthouse. Different rates apply for locals and tourists. Worth the effort to enjoy the view and the strong wind. Also very good photo opportunity.

  • Light House the name is enough to pull the people. One among the great place to view the while Chennai city from the top of the light House. Evening time would be great to view the light and to have the snacks at beach shores. You will end up spending good time with your family and friends. It has vast land for parking alone. The Marina shore.

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