Tungenes Lighthouse

Tungenes Lighthouse

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Tungenes Lighthouse

protected and restored to its 1930s appearance

acting as a bridge to the past

so we do not forget our history

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Rogaland, Norway

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Let you mind wander …

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Purple evening

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A purple evening over old Fjøløy Lighthouse.

The lighthouse was first constructed in 1849 and was only lit a few months of the year during herring fisheries in the winter. This heritage lighthouse is now automated – as most lighthouses along the Norwegian coast today.

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Lighthouse Slettnes Finnmark Norway

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Originally built in 1905, and rebuilt in 1948 Slettness Lighthouse is now fully automated and is protected by the Directorate for Cultural Heritage. It is located along the coast of Finnmark in northern Norway. 

It can be visited every summer and the surrounding area is popular among birdwatchers as over 150 bird species have been observed in the nature reserve surrounding the lighthouse. The surrounding are is lush during summer and you are likely to meet herds of reindeer during you visit. 

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Tungenes Lighthouse

Tungenes Fyr Stavanger Rogaland

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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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