Lighthouses of the World

A lighthouse is a tower, building, or another type of structure designed to emit light from a system of lamps and lenses and to serve as a navigational aid for maritime pilots at sea or on inland waterways.

The 10 tallest lighthouses in the world

1. Jeddah Light in Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) – 436 feet (133 m)
2. Perry Memorial Monument in Put-in-Bay, Ohio (United States) – 352 feet (107 m)
3. Yokohama Marine Tower in Yokohama (Japan) – 332 feet (101 m)
4. Palacio Barolo in Buenos Aires (Argentina)- 328 feet (100 m)
5. Statue of Liberty in New York City (United States) – 305 feet (93 m)
7. Île Vierge lighthouse in Finistère (France) – 82.5 meters (271 ft)
8. Lighthouse of Genoa (Italy) – 76 meters (253 ft)
9. Phare de Gatteville in Gatteville-le-Phare (France) – 75 meters (247 ft)
10. Lesnoy Mole Rear Range Light in Saint-Petersburg (Russia) – 73 meters (239 ft)

Lighthouses in the world

 

Related post:
– Lighthouses of Europe

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