Vizhinjam Lighthouse in Thiruvananthapuram

There is no other place in the city from where one can capture stunning view of the Arabian Sea.

There is no other place in the city from where one can capture stunning view of the Arabian Sea. | Photo credit: Thejas Panarkandy/Flickr

Vizhinjam Lighthouse Overview

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Just 10 kilometres away from Trivandrum city is an ancient lighthouse known as Vizhinjam lighthouse, which was constructed in the year 1925. Standing tall at 57 meters above sea level, this 36-meter high tower is open for just 3 hours every day, for public viewing. Capture the stunning views of the Arabian Sea lined with coconut trees from atop the lighthouse as you climb the 144 steps and a ladder. Close to the lighthouse is Vizhinjam beach which is best for an evening stroll and cycling.

  • Opening Closing Time 3 pm to 6 pm
    3 pm to 6 pm Note that the lighthouse lamp is lighted at 5:30 pm and is put off at 6am on the next day.

  • Photo Opp

    Don’t miss the unique as well as the spectacular sunset view from the horizon along with the backdrop of the lighthouse.
  • Entrance Fee INR 10 (Indians); INR 20 (Foreigners)

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Location

Off Lighthouse Beach, Kovalam, Trivandrum- 695521