Tangasseri Lighthouse or Thangassery Lighthouse is arranged at Tangasseri in Kollam city of the Indian territory of Kerala. It is one of two beacons in the Kollam Metropolitan Area and is kept up by the Chennai Directorate General of Lighthouses and Lightships. In task since 1902, the round and hollow beacon tower painted with white and red angled bands has a stature of 41 meters 135 ft, making it the 2ns tallest beacon on Kerala Coast. Tangasseri Lighthouse is a standout amongst the most went to beacons in Kerala.
Prior to development of the beacon, the British East India organization had introduced a pinnacle with an oil light. In 1902 they charged Tangasseri Lighthouse, which by 1930 had endured breaks in the pinnacle that required jacketing stone work to be installed. The beacon is situated on the drift at Tangasseri in Kollam city and is the one of the areas in India that still keeps up Anglo-Indian culture. Tangasseri is home to remainders of an Old Portuguese constructed seaside safeguard, the St Thomas Fort, a Portuguese Cemetery, a waterway, the antiquated Port of Quilon and the Infant Jesus Cathedral. Tourists come here from all over the world with their family and friends.