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Annapolis Royal Lighthouse

242 St. George Street, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-532-3035
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Beautifully situated lighthouse with a story

We had a guided tour of the town by (Mr.) Alain Bescason, a descendant of the early Acadians, which... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Geneva, Switzerland
Beautiful Lighthouse

This lighthouse is almost brand new . It was started to be built last year. It is located right on... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
Dartmouth, Canada
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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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  • Average43%
  • Poor1%
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242 St. George Street, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-532-3035
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a guided tour of the town by (Mr.) Alain Bescason, a descendant of the early Acadians, which was a tremendously impressive tour. He told us the story of the renovation of this lighthouse, with B.C. lumber. He also gave a graveyard tour on...More

Thank M K
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

This lighthouse is almost brand new . It was started to be built last year. It is located right on the town of Annapolis Royal and you walk right by it on the new boardwalk on the Main Street. It is a lovely walk with...More

Thank gailp111
Reviewed 11 July 2017

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 30 June 2017

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 25 June 2017

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 23 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 6 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 30 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 10 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
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