Lighthouses

Pakri lighthouse
This lighthouse is situated on the north-western tip of the Pakri peninsula on a high slate bluff marking the water's edge of a very important shipping lane along the northern coast. A similar structure has stood here since the time of Swedish rule. A new slate lighthouse was ordered to be erected...
Naissaar Lighthouse
The island of Naissaar has been the seamark for vessels traveling towards Tallinn over the Gulf of Finland for a long time. In 1788, the first wooden lighthouses were built in the northern and southern tips of Naissaar. The current tower was finished in 1960. The tower, built of reinforced concrete...
Suurupi lower lighthouse
The lighthouse, which is shaped like a four-sided truncated pyramid and has a slab roof, was completed in 1859. Suurupi lower lighthouse is the oldest working wooden lighthouse in northern Europe and is among the 100 most valuable operating historic lighthouses of the International Association of...
Suurupi upper lighthouse
People have been lighting bonfires on the highest limestone shore in Suurupi for centuries. In 1760, a massive limestone lighthouse was built here to warn captains about rocks in the water and direct the ships safely to the Reval harbours. At first, a live fire was made at the top of the lighthouse...
Juminda Lighthouse
The lighthouse at the northers part of the Juminda Peninsula on the northern coast helps ships navigate. The first carbide lamp was installed in 1931, the new 24 m standard lighthouse with a 2 m diameter was built in 1937, this lighthouse was 32 metres above the sea level. As the lighthouse was...