Distance from Mannar – 31.7 km (55 minutes)
Old Lighthouse is situated in Urumalai, Talaimannar south. This lighthouse was built in 1915 and is in an inactive state at present. The iron structure of the Old Lighthouse can be seen at this location. It has now been replaced by the New Talaimannar lighthouse which is located a short distance away.
Getting to Old Lighthouse, Mannar
From Mannar travel along the Medawachchiya-Talaimannar Highway up to Urumalai to reach the Old Lighthouse in Urumalai, Talaimannar south.