Tourlitis Lighthouse, Andros Island, Greece
The Lighthouse was built in 1879 on the rocky islet of Tourlitis in the harbor bay of the city of Andros. The location on an isolated rock is a unique element in Greece. The tower is accessible by stairs excavated in the rock.
Thomas Point Shoal Light, Maryland, U.S
A historic lighthouse in the Chesapeake Bay on the east coast of the United States, and the most recognized lighthouse in Maryland. It is the only screw-pile lighthouse in the bay which stands at its original site.
Tower of Hercules, Spain
The structure is 55 metres (180 ft) tall and overlooks the North Atlantic coast of Spain. Built in the 2nd century and renovated in 1791, is the oldest Roman lighthouse in use today.
Strombolicchio lighthouse, Italy
Strombolicchio is a sea stack of volcanic origin to the northeast of the island of Stromboli. A lighthouse is located on its summit. It can be reached by a concrete stairway of over 200 steps.
Round Island Light (Michigan)
The lighthouse is located on the west shore of Round Island in the shipping lanes of the Straits of Mackinac, which connect Lake Michigan and Lake Huron. Because of its color scheme and form — red stone base and wood tower — it is a recognizable icon of the upper Great Lakes.
St. Nicholas Church Lighthouse, Crimea
This unique 197 feet (60 meters) tall lighthouse was built in 2007 and aside from its main function it serves as an Orthodox church, a sea victims memorial, and even as a museum to water accidents.
Chiram Hang “Baseball” Light, Busan, Korea
Approx. 8 m (26 ft) round tower shaped like a baseball bat. Next to the tower are sculptures of a baseball and a baseball glove.
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Kjeungskjaer Lighthouse, Norway
Built in 1880 the lighthouse is located on a tiny island at the mouth of the Bjugnfjorden. It is not lit during the late spring and early summer due to the midnight sun. The red lighthouse is an octagonal-shaped building that is 20.6 metres (68 ft) tall.
Rubjerg Knude lighthouse, Denmark
The lighthouse is located on the coast of the North Sea. Both shifting sands and coastal erosion are a serious problem in the area. The coast is eroded on average 1.5 metres (4.9 ft) a year. It is expected that the tower will fall into the sea by 2023.
Verdens Ende Light, Norway
A replica of a Vippefyr, an early type of beacon or lighthouse when Vickings used to put hot coals in the basket to warn sailors of the coast. Verdens Ende (World’s End, or The End of the Earth) is located at the southernmost tip of the island of Tjøme in Vestfold, Norway.