Suurupi lighthouses

The Suurupi rear lighthouse  was completed in 1760. The height of its light was approx. 40 metres from the sea level and 16 metres from the foot of the tower. In 1944, the lighthouse was hit by a shell, but it was restored in 1951; during the restoration, the tower also gained in height.
The Suurupi front lighthouse was built in 1859 and is the oldest and currently the only wooden lighthouse still functioning in Estonia. It acquired its final shape after several alterations in 1888.

In 1998 the lighthouse was restored.

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  • Barbara A Barbara A
    Closed when we arrived - Hard to find

    If you are a lighthouse lover you might want to take the time to visit during opening hours - whenever that may be. We were traveling during the off season and had no access. What was most...

  • gili1963 gili1963

    This place was definitely the highlight of my trip. Only half an hour from the capital of Estonia, Tallinn. As coming from a country with no legendry maritime life, my imagination was working extra...

  • Rene M Rene M

    A light in every lighthouse, a light ahead of every port… /L.Normet/ Since 1566 one can find the name Surpe in the world navigation guides. Today, we know this place as Suurupi Peninsula, which was...

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