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Name: Nakkehoved East Lighthouse  

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Also known as: Nakkehoved Ă˜stre Fyr

Nearest Town or City:
Gilbjerg, , Denmark

Location: Gilleleje, northermost point of Sjaelland, Baltic Sea.

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Photo: Nancy J. Rau

Two lighthouses were built here so they could be distinguished from Kullen Lighthouse. The western lighthouse is still an active aid to navigation.

Description of Tower: White square tower attached to dwelling.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1772

Date Present Tower Built: 1772

Current Use: Museum.

Open To Public? Yes.

This lighthouse now houses a small maritime museum.

The lighthouse is easily accessible by car, about 1 1/2 miles east of Gilbjerg. It can also be reached via a coastal footpath beginning in Gilleleje at Hovedgade on the east side of the fishing museum.


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