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Annapolis Royal Lighthouse

242 St. George Street, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-532-3035
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This lighthouse is right in the middle of town. Located in a small park, a short detail brings the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dave48838
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Greenville, Michigan
Quick stop if you are in the village

The lighthouse is located along the boardwalk near the historic downtown. It is worth the five... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
phat_dawg_21
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Alpharetta, Georgia
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The Historical Association of Annapolis Royal, who operates the popular Candlelight Graveyard Tours, also owns this historic lighthouse. It serves as the headquarters for their award-winning National Historic District, Acadian Heritage & Acadian Candlelight Tours. It was built in 1889 and is situated almost halfway between the Equator and the North Pole in the heart of Canada's largest national historic district.
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242 St. George Street, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lighthouse is right in the middle of town. Located in a small park, a short detail brings the visitor to the base of this cute and small lighthouse. The attraction is also available from the city boardwalk that follows the water's edge. The site...More

Thank Dave48838
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lighthouse is located along the boardwalk near the historic downtown. It is worth the five minute diversion if you are in town. There are other interesting things to see and you do have a nice view of the harbor.

Thank phat_dawg_21
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This a charming place to visit especially the historical garden Plenty of parking and eateries, good washroom. Don't miss the museum, the light hours was not open A nice place to sit and contemplate

Thank Alan T
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Very well maintained and cheerful lighthouse in the center of town..You can't miss it and I enjoyed the boardwalk as well

Thank K.C.NovaScotia
Reviewed 12 June 2017

If you are visiting Annapolis you need to see everything. This lighthouse is located right in the centre of town. Take the board walk, nice breeze and a nice walk, experience the whole town quickly, you won't be disappointed and this stop takes no time...More

Thank Michele K
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Was under rehab - Town location, good photos with water in background and easy to access. Can miss, easy to spot.

Thank ClaireHearron
Reviewed 29 September 2016

In a pretty park next to the historic downtown, this is worth the two-minute side excursion. It isn't uniquely pretty but it worth seeing as long as you're there.

Thank blueguyredcounty
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We took the boardwalk in Annapolis Royal & were delighted to find this adorable and traditional light house. The boardwalk is a great vantage point to view the river and the ever changing tides. You can also enjoy the Cairn (or even create one yourself)...More

Thank Grace F
Reviewed 31 August 2016

The lighthouse was under reconstruction when we visited. Nice to see the attempts to maintain these structure is ongoing. You do see many of these in the region. There is a lovely boardwalk for photo-opps.

Thank DkmBailey
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Being fixed up right now but you can read about it on the signage, and one of the tours at 11am daily in the summer talks more about it.

Thank Jahs595
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