5 Lighthouses With Truly Rocking Experiences
Ignore the pun and visit these as India’s lighthouse tourism program takes shape.
As a brand
new old lighthouse gets ready to pull in tourists from Mumbai, we bring you five lighthouses from across the world that offer absolutely beautiful experiences.
Hook Head Lighthouse, Wexford, Ireland - At 800 years old, the 115ft Hook Lighthouse is the oldest operational lighthouse in the world. There is also an onsite cafe, which is known for its seafood chowder and lobster rolls.
(http://hookheritage.ie) Admission is EUR 6 (Rs508) for adults and EUR3.50 (Rs296) for ages 5 to 16
Portland Head Light, Maine, USA - This 262ft lighthouse is one of the oldest in USA and was first lit in 1791.
(www.portlandheadlight.com) Admission is US$2 (Rs125) for adults and US$1(Rs62) for ages 6 to 18
Cape Otway Lightstation, Victoria, Australia - In operation since 1848, Cape Otway Lightstation is the oldest surviving lighthouse in Australia.
(www.lightstation.com) Admission is AUD15.50 (Rs906) for adults and AUD7 (Rs409) onwards for kids
Mull of Galloway Lighthouse, Scotland- First lit in 1830, the Mull of Galloway Lighthouse in Scotland sits 325ft above sea level. Admission is GBP2.50 (Rs253) for adults and GBP1 (Rs101) for those under 14
Enoshima Lighthouse, Shōnan, Japan - The only modern lighthouse on our list, Enoshima Lighthouse in the Shōnan region of Japan was completed in 2003.
Admission is JPY500 (Rs321) for adults and JPY200 (Rs159) for kids
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