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Name: Pondicherry Light (old)   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Pondicherry, , India

Location: SE coast of India, Bay of Bengal.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

This lighthouse was replaced by a new one in 1979. It is reportedly under restoration and will house a museum on the architectural heritage of Pondicherry.

Tower Height: 89

Description of Tower: White fluted stone tower on dwelling.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1836

Date Present Tower Built: 1836

Date Deactivated: 1979

Current Use: Museum.

Open To Public? Yes.

Mapquest URL: Click here to get a map to this lighthouse!


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