Minicoy Island Lighthouse 

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    Location: South Side Lighthouse, Lakshadweep 682559, India.

    Estimated Visiting Time: 2 hours.

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    This lighthouse area was established on 2 February 1885 and is located at the southern end of Minicoy Island, in the Indian state of Lakshadweep during the British is 49.5 meters and now has a range of 40 nautical miles. The view from the top is mesmerizing. The lighthouse is amazing to visit, it is the must-visit place if you are planning a trip to, Minicoy Island But the foreign nationals are not allowed to visit this island.


    beautiful sunset at the island It is one of the top attractions places in Lakshadweep. People who need to enjoy vacations, come here to enjoy. This Island is an ideal destination for a relaxed holiday. The island is best for sightseeing and primary water sports like kayaking, snorkeling, and scuba diving. The sunset and sunrise times in this place look more beautiful than at any other time.


    The Lighthouse was established on 2 February 1885 of Lakshadweep during the British regime. The lighthouse area in the southern part of the island was once occupied by the British people, when the local people preferred to live in the northern part. Therefore, it has modern instrumentation of electrification and an automatic system of shining mirrors that flashs light every 15 seconds and besides it also equipped with Differential Global Positioning System. when the Indian National Flag was unfurled over its top on 2 April 1956, it was brought under the control of the Government of India.

    Inside/Outside Views

    beautiful resort at the islandThe whole view of this place is impressive. Its exclusively known for its vibrant coral reefs, and freshwater, and quaint white-sand beaches of the infinite ocean. This Island is the second-largest island of Lakshadweep. It is one of the few inhabited islands of the group. Besides, this lighthouse is clean, and the environment is so good that you fill calm here. Coconut trees and white sand surround it, and it is Counted as one of the oldest lighthouses. 

    Opening Hours

    Opens for 24 hours.

    Entry & Others Fees

    Free of cost.

    How to Reach

    By Rail: The nearest railway station that you can avail of for your travel to Lakshadweep is located in Kochi. Located on the Indian mainland, Kochi has 2 important railway stations that connect it to the entire country – Ernakulum Junction, or South Railway Station, and Ernakulum Town, or North Railway Station. After you reach Kochi, you can avail of ships to reach Minicoy.

    By Air: Cochin International Airport links Lakshadweep with the mainland. Flights from Cochin are available to most of the airports in India and to selected foreign destinations.

    By Road: If you are in a neighborhood of this place, you can take any service to reach the place

    Tips for Travellers

    You can take a bag Where you can carry all things. Carry a camera to click beautiful photos.


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Yes, it is safe to visit.

    Que-02: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: Yes, it is allowed.

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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