Ahırkapı Lighthouse (Ahırkapı Feneri)

Ahırkapı Lighthouse, Istanbul

The first lighthouse on the coast of Constantinople appeared after the shipwreck of a merchant ship that ran aground in 1755. At the direction Sultan Osman III built a tower with a light source visible for three miles (read more )

Irbensky lighthship, Kaliningrad

Irbensky lighthship, Kaliningrad

Floating lighthouses are used to protect dangerous places on navigable fairways in the open sea-underwater rocks, where the construction of stationary lighthouses is impossible or very expensive (read more )