Concello de A Coruña
This is the world's oldest working lighthouse. It was renovated and altered in 1682 and again in 1778. It is the only Roman lighthouse in working order.
Tower Height: 161
Height of Focal Plane: 348
Characteristic and Range: Four white flashes every 20 seconds, visible for 23 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: Square stone tower, upper part octagonal.
This light is operational
Date Established: about 200 A.D.
Fog Signal: Automatic siren.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation, museum.
Open To Public? Yes.
The lighthouse is open year-round; hours vary seasonally. For more information call 9188.8.131.52.