Suurupi lower lighthouse

The lighthouse, which is shaped like a four-sided truncated pyramid and has a slab roof, was completed in 1859.
Together with the Suurupi stone lighthouse, the lighthouses form a target of 246.5⁰, which helps vessels leaving the Tallinn Bay between Naissaar and Vahemadal.

Suurupi lower lighthouse is the oldest working wooden lighthouse in Northern Europe and is among the 100 most valuable operating historical lighthouses of the International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities (IALA). The whole complex is a cultural heritage site under state protection.

The lighthouse, which is shaped like a four-sided truncated pyramid and has a slab roof, was completed in 1859.
Together with the Suurupi stone lighthouse, the lighthouses form a target of 246.5⁰, which helps vessels leaving the Tallinn Bay b

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  • Lighthouses, always worth visiting

    In Suurupi, both upper and smaller Lighthouse are real gems. Bigger one is open for visitors aswell, smaller one is private property. The view is sweet. I suggest you to go through and read all the...

  • 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...

  • AMAZING

    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...


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