Oyster Rock Lighthouse, Karwar

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Lighthouse · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
The Oyster Rock Lighthouse is located in Karwar, Karnataka, India, on one of the islands located close to Karwar, Oyster Rock. Tourists can reach this island with the help of motor boats, which are available from Karwar Port. Constructed by the British during the 1860s, the lighthouse became functional from 25 March 1864.
The tower has a dome on the top, from where the entrance to the lantern room can be seen. The lantern was painted white rather than orange or red, in order to make the sunrise and sunset more apparent.

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  • Awesome boat ride to the island. Dolphins were visible during the trip and eagles flying above.. overall great. The island had clear water and the sight from above the lighthouse was a mesmerizing...  more »
  • Amazing breathtaking view from the top of lighthouse! We had been there in January it was amazing... worth of walking to top of the lighthouse as we can see little islands nearby....  more »

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