Amid all the intriguing historic sites, beautiful architecture, alluring hill stations and serene beaches, lighthouse tourism has faded into the background. Yes, it’s a thing! Unknown and unexplored, lighthouse tourism gives you a phenomenal experience with stunning aerial views of the beach and ocean from a high vantage point. Standing strong in the eye of the storm, the lighthouses have always been a photographer’s delight. We have compiled a list of lighthouses in India that are sure to give breathtaking views from above:
Lighthouse of Vizhinjam, Kerala
Nothing can beat the picturesque quality of Vizhinjam Lighthouse, which sits high on Kovalam’s Lighthouse Beach in Kerala. The beautiful Vizhinjam Lighthouse sits on top of rocky terrain, 16 kilometers from Thiruvananthapuram. While the serene view soothes your eyes during the day, the nights here are just as beautiful.
Lighthouse of Tangasseri, Kerala
The Tangasseri Lighthouse, built by the British, is the tallest in Kerala and is located on the Tangasseri Beach of Kollam. It is a must see place in Kerala. It is painted white and red, which makes it look very interesting and attractive from afar.
Dwarka Lighthouse, Gujarat
Built in the early 1800s, Dwarka Lighthouse is located at the mouth of the Rupen Creek in Dwarka. What sets it apart from other lighthouses in the country is its cubic structure and black and white color combination. The lighthouse stands high on the clear blue water and provides an enchanting image during the day and an intriguing image at night.
FortAguada Lighthouse, Goa
One of the most famous Portuguese structures in the country, Fort Aguada Lighthouse is one of the most famous spots in Goa and is also well preserved. It is located on Sinquerim beach and has been part of several Bollywood movies. The lighthouse is located in the upper part of the building, which is not open to everyone, but don’t let that discourage you. The fortress itself is a masterpiece.
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