Province of Trieste
This tower is the work of architect Arduino Berlam and the sculptor Giovanni Mayer. It is an aid to navigation and also a monument to those who died in World War I.
Tower Height: 223
Height of Focal Plane: 378
Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 10 seconds; range 22 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: Cylindrical stone and concrete tower with iron lantern, topped by a copper dome and a statue of Victoria (winged victory).
This light is operational
Date Established: 1927
Date Present Tower Built: 1927
Current Use: Active aid to navigation, memorial.
Open To Public? Yes.
The tower is open from April 1 to September 30: 9 to 11 a.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. every day except Wednesday. From October 1 to March 31: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays only.
Mapquest URL: Click here to get a map to this lighthouse!