Ke Ga Lighthouse in Binh Thuan Province

Ke Ga Lighthouse is located in the Binh Thuan Province of Vietnam, approximately 30 kilometers from Phan Thiet City. It is situated on a small island called Ke Ga, which is connected to the mainland by a narrow bridge.


The lighthouse was built by the French in 1897 during their colonial rule of Vietnam. It stands at a height of 65 meters and was designed by a French architect named Chnavat. The lighthouse was originally powered by kerosene and had a range of 22 nautical miles. In 1993, the lighthouse was converted to run on electricity and its range was increased to 26 nautical miles.

Visiting Ke Ga Lighthouse

Visitors can climb to the top of the lighthouse for a panoramic view of the surrounding area. The climb consists of 184 steps and can be quite strenuous, so visitors should be in good physical condition. The view from the top is well worth the effort, as visitors can see the ocean, the nearby fishing village, and the surrounding hills.

There is a small museum at the base of the lighthouse that contains artifacts related to its history. Visitors can also explore the nearby fishing village and enjoy fresh seafood at one of the local restaurants. The area is known for its beautiful beaches, so visitors can take a swim or relax on the sand.

Getting to Ke Ga Lighthouse

The easiest way to get to Ke Ga Lighthouse is by hiring a taxi or motorbike from Phan Thiet City. It is also possible to take a bus or train to nearby stations and then hire a taxi or motorbike to get to the lighthouse. The approximate latitude and longitude of Ke Ga Lighthouse is 10.5503° N, 107.9743° E.