Tungenes Lighthouse

Tungenes Fyr Stavanger Rogaland

f/22, 1.3 sec, ISO 100

Tungenes Lighthouse was lit in 1828 when the herring trade needed a safe entrance to the harbour in Stavanger. The lighthouse master’s house is from 1938, his assistant’s house from 1957-58. There is an annex, machinery shed and boathouse. Tungenes Lighthouse is  today protected and restored back to its 1930s appearance.

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22 thoughts on “Tungenes Lighthouse

  1. The subtle colours caught my eye in this photo. As did the subject matter — lighthouses hold a special place in the hearts of those who grow up by the sea. So many have been lost or abandoned in favour of new technology — good to see that some are being restored.

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  2. great to have found your blog. My sister in law lives in Tromso and I love the landscape (and seascape!) of this part of the world.

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  3. Hi Inger … Your website is wonderful and I look forward to following your photographic journey. I took a short drive around the Tungenes Headland on Google Maps after seeing this image – couldn’t get right up to the lighthouse but the countryside and houses are beautiful. You live in a very scenic place. Also thank you for following my blog – Wes

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    • Thank you so much for taking interest in my blog Wes! A pleasure to have you here. Yes – the area around Tungenes is a lovely spot. It is close to the city of Stavanger, but still an area where you have some older structures and possibilities for lovely walks along the coast. I am hoping to explore this are in more detail this fall.

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