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<b>Tanjung Tuan</b> Light House | DrPlaces

Posted: 02 Nov 2013 03:26 AM PDT

The light house is situated 17km south of Port Dickson,Negeri Sembilan. Formerly known as Cape Rachado. The light house is 130 years old which built by the Portugese in 1860 to help ships passing the harbour.

Built by the Portuguese in the 16th century, the lighthouse still holds vigil today. But the lighthouse is no longer just a vantage point to view trade or enemy ships sailing close to the coast. It now houses a revolving MEASAT Radar used for transmissions and communications.

To get to the top of the lighthouse, you must ascend a beautiful but narrow, spiral staircase with 72 steps. A stone staircase behind the lighthouse also makes access to the lighthouse easier. Once on top, you can enjoy an unobstructed 360-degree view of the coastline as well as the woodlands of the mainland.


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