Tallest Lighthouses Built Before 1900


These are the tallest lighthouses built before the turn of the 20th Century. The most famous of which is the Statue of Liberty - a gift from the people of France to the people of the United States, was designed by French sculptor Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi and built by Gustave Eiffel. The statue was dedicated on October 28, 1886. The Statue of Liberty stands tall at a height of 93m (305ft).

The Lighthouse of Genoa is the main lighthouse for the port of the city of Genoa, Italy. At 249 feet (76 m) it is the world's fifth tallest lighthouse and the second tallest "traditional" one, built of masonry.

At third, is the Phare de Gatteville of France, which at a height of 247 feet (75 m) it is the third tallest "traditional lighthouse" in the world.

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