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For light house lovers

The picturesque and impressive Tourlitis Lighthouse, built on a rock, stands on an islet opposite the Venetian castle in the capital of Andros, Chora , GREECE 🇬🇷
It was constructed in 1887 and first operated on January 1, 1897. It has a height of 7 meters, a focal height of 36 meters with the luminescence of 11 nautical miles.
The fact that it is Greece’s first “automatic” lighthouse with technology that gave it high credibility because it did not require constant surveillance. During the Second World War, in September 1943, the bombing of the Italian Guard by the Germans destroyed Tourlitis, among other buildings.
In 1950, with the restoration of the Greek lighthouse network, it operated as automatic acetylene on the ruins of the old one. With the donation of the Goulandris family, in memory of their daughter, Violanda, in 1994, it was reconstructed in its original form. Since then it has been operating again as automatic acetylene.
ElRengo · 61-69, M
Not as picturesque as the one you posted (thank you) but an historical one.
"The Lighthouse at the End of the World"

Highskirt · M
@ElRengo now that is a picture and a half
ElRengo · 61-69, M
Besides de pic, a nice one, it portraits "The Lighthouse at the End of the World" the one in the novel of Julius Verne.
Quimliqer · 61-69, MVIP
Just think of the challenge building on the location!!
Highskirt · M
I do like light houses. Id love to visit one 💕
Fairydust · F
Beautiful 💡
ShaneMckay · 41-45, M
How do you get up TO the stairs?
Fantastic lighthouse, though! How on earth did they build it???
samueltyler2 · 80-89, M
Gorgeous. Hopefully we will be there this summer.
@samueltyler2 well thats nice
SilkandLace2 · 41-45, M
Oh gosh that's AMAZING!!
Funlov · M
Wow beautiful
ElRengo · 61-69, M

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