The remains of this lighthouse are part of the ruins of the city of Leptis Magna, once the second largest Roman city in North Africa after Alexandria. The lighthouse was built during the reign of the emperor Septimus Severus.
Description of Tower: Ruins of bottom portion of stone tower.
This light is not operational
Date Established: c. 200
Date Present Tower Built: c. 200
Date Deactivated: c. 455
Current Use: Part of historic site.
Open To Public? Yes.