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Kõpu Lighthouse

One of the world's oldest lighthouses in Estonia
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On Estonia's Hiiumaa island stands Kõpu Lighthouse. At 490 years old, it has stood for nearly half a millennium and has been in continuous use the entire time.

When it was built in 1531 it was initially a simple platform for bonfires that could be seen far out to the sea. As technology progressed over the centuries, it was gradually improved and upgraded into a the modern lighthouse you see today.

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Founder, Travel Massive

That's a pretty amazing feat to keep a lighthouse running for hundreds of years!

1 year ago
Creative Director, Global Convoy

It’s really cool! The structure looks very epic coming out from the forest below.

1 year ago