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Tangasseri Lighthouse

Thangassery Rd, Valiazhikom, Thangasherry East, Thangassery, Kollam, Kerala 691007, India

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About Tangasseri Lighthouse

It is one of the two lighthouses in the Kollam Metropolitan area


Attractions near Tangasseri Lighthouse

Kollam Beach2.59km from Tangasseri Lighthouse

A beach in southern Kerala, surrounded by unique attractions.

Kappil Beach Thiruvananthapuram16.18km from Tangasseri Lighthouse

Clean beach and a long road sandwiched between the beach on one side and backwaters in another. The waves are a bit harsh here.

Varkala Beach22.09km from Tangasseri Lighthouse

Also known as Papanasham Beach by its historical beliefs.Only place in Kerala where cliffs are found adjacent to the Arabian Sea

Oachira Parabrahma Temple29.01km from Tangasseri Lighthouse

An ancient temple and a Hindu pilgrimage site. The temple is home to Oachirakkali- a famous ritual performed here during June wherein traditional martial arts experts conduct mock-fighting in muddy water. The temple also hosts the festival of cattle, 28 days after Onam- the harvest festival of Kerala. The festival of cattle consists of gigantic idols of bull made of cloth & hay which are then pulled on giant wheels to the Oachira Temple from the sites where they are made.

Krishnapuram Palace30.64km from Tangasseri Lighthouse

18th century palace standing as a prime example of traditional Kerala Architecture.

Jatayupara33.16km from Tangasseri Lighthouse

A giant rock cladded in legends, and an incredible opportunity for adventures.

Where is Tangasseri Lighthouse

Discover more attractions in Kollam, where Tangasseri Lighthouse is located

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The Kollam district has a cross section of Kerala's natural attributes. It is endowed with a longer coatstline

What visitors say about Tangasseri Lighthouse

Thangassery light house is the one of the two light houses in kollam maintained by the cochin directorate of lighthouses and light ships which came into operation from 1902. The view from the top of the lighthouse is so mesmerising and can get the stunning view of kollam bay.
Arun Wilson
Arun Wilson
Nov 2017
We arrived 10 minutes to the closing time fearing that the management will not let us in but that was really unwanted. Took the tickets, then the lift to the top, and through the plight of narrow winding staircases to reach the light room where a large lamp and its machinery dispersing the light in 360 degrees. On the side of the light room is the opening to the outer walkway and boy, the view was amazing from up there. We were on top right at the time of sunset, the view of the red sun slowly below the horizon is just beautiful. Fishing boats is scattered in the ocean and far away, the harbor of Kollam makes its own show with the number of colorfully painted boats that are parked in its waters. There is a long walkway near the lighthouse where you can slowly pace yourself enjoying the cool breeze and views, the sound of the waves soothing to the ears.