Nina beacon light

NINAKÜLA TULETORN, Nina küla, Peipsiääre vald, Tartu maakond

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On Lake Peipsi, massive fog can sometimes rise in winter. The shore edge disappears with the fog and when it gets dark, the light beam of the lighthouse does not pass through it. It is said that years ago, locals rang church bells to help the fishermen find their way to the shore.

The reinforced concrete beacon was built in 1938. A beacon is a lighthouse with a visibility of less than 10 nautical miles. The height of the beacon is 11 metres and the height of the light is 14 metres.

In spring, the famous icebergs of Lake Peipus can be seen here. This is because of the stone bridge created by the hero of the Estonian national epic, Kalevipoeg.

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Open all year round

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Getting there

You can park your car about 100 metres from the site by the road. Look for ‘Nina Tuletorn’ with your GPS device.

  • Signposted
  • Sealed access road
  • By excursion bus
  • By public transport
  • By car
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Bus: Nina
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