Journey to the beacons Russia
Like good spirits beacons for years and centuries from night to night guard passing by vehicles, pointing out to them the right way in the pitch darkness. We invite you to visit some of them.
Beacon Bay, Sakhalin
The lighthouse at Cape Aniva Bay in southern Sakhalin, established in 1939. The height of nine-tower - 31 meters, the height of the light above sea level - 40 meters. Designed by the engineer Shinobu Miura. Sivuchya built on a rock in an area with strong currents and frequent fog. beacon light was visible at a distance of 17, 5 miles. Currently abandoned lighthouse.
Yenikalsky lighthouse, Crimea
Yeni Kale Lighthouse is located at Cape Lantern in the eastern part of the Crimea. Built in 1820 to facilitate the passage of ships through the Kerch Strait. Named for the fortress of Eni-Kale, located nearby. It destroyed in 1942. The modern tower built in 1953. Lighthouse valid.
Vigrund Lighthouse, Narva Bay
Vigrund Lighthouse is located on the same rocky uninhabited island in the middle of the shallow zone in Narva Bay. Is a pyramidal lattice tower height of 20 meters, the height of the light above sea level - 22 meters. Light is visible at a distance of 10 miles.
Lighthouse Egersheld, Primorye
Beacon Egersheld located on the same one of Cape Vladivostok areas. He stands at the end of a long spit, reaching almost to the Bosporus Strait East Center. In 1876, on the site of the present lighthouse installed a luminous sign. The tower 12 meters high was built in 1910. One of the oldest lighthouses and a symbol of the Far East Primorsky Territory capital.
Chersonese lighthouse, Crimea
Chersonese lighthouse located at Cape Chersonese in the south-western Crimea. Built in 1816 for the same project as the Tarkhankut lighthouse. Both are considered to be the first Russian lighthouses on the Black Sea. It destroyed during the Great Patriotic War. The modern tower built in 1951. Lighthouse height of 36 meters is lined with white Inkerman stone. The range of light - 16 miles. Acting.
Church of the Ascension on the top of the mountain Sekirnaya, Solovki
Church of the Ascension on the Mount Sekirnaya - three-tiered stone-domed church-lighthouse on Solovki archipelago. It built in 1862. The main temple of the Holy Ascension monastery Solovetsky monastery. The lighthouse is located on the third level and is the highest in the White Sea - 98 meters above sea level. The range of light - up to 10 miles. The lighthouse is lit every night between August 15 and November 15. Acting.
Yalta lighthouse, Crimea
Yalta lighthouse is located on the edge of the breakwater at the passenger port of Yalta. Built in 1874 on the site of the ruins of the ancient tower signal. Modern tower 17 meters high, was erected in 1908. During World War II was severely damaged. It restored in 1957. Lighthouse topped by a red signal lamp. Considered one of the symbols of the city of Yalta. Acting.
Rotating Beacon, Primorye
Rotating beacon located on the same promontory separating eastern and southern Primorye. Around the Cape of strong cross-currents. The first signal post appeared on this spot in 1870. Modern three-story lighthouse installed in 1894-m. Its light is visible at a distance of 30 miles. In 1950, it rebuilt and equipped with modern light-optical apparatus. Perhaps a visit to the lighthouse as part of tour groups.
Svyatonossky lighthouse, Kola Peninsula
Svyatonossky lighthouse located at Cape Saint Nose in the northeastern part of the Kola Peninsula. It built in 1862. Height - 22 m, the total height above sea level - 94 m, range of light - 22 miles. In 2002, included in the list of protected sites in the Murmansk region of historical, scientific or artistic value. Lighthouse valid.
lighthouse Tarkhankut, Crimea
Tarkhankut lighthouse set on the eponymous promontory in the most western part of the Crimea. Built in 1816 for the same project as the lighthouse in Chersonesos. Both are considered to be the first Russian lighthouses on the Black Sea. The tower height of 38 meters is lined with white Inkerman stone. The range of light - 17 miles. Acting.