Today, we can find lighthouses not at the edges of the ocean only. These 10 lighthouses on the following list for example. Some are standing far away from the ocean and they rise taller than most building around the site where they stand. Here are top 10 tallest lighthouse in the world
1.) Jeddah Light (113 meters tall)
Jeddah Light is the tallest lighthouse in the world. The construction carries steel and concrete and it is located at the end of outer dock at the north side of Jeddah seaport entrance, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Jeddah Light itself is standing 113 meters high
2.) Perry Memorial Monument (107 meters tall)
Perry Memorial Monument is known as the 2nd tallest lighthouse in the world, the 1sttallest lighthouse in US, and the most massive Doric tower in the world. It is 107 meters tall and it attracts around 200,000 tourists each year. The location of the Perry Memorial Monument is in Put-in-Bay, Ohio, US.
3.) Yokohama Marine Tower (106 meters)
Yokohama Marine Tower was built in 1961 and is rising 106 meters high. It is the tallest lighthouse in Japan and the tallest skeletal steel light tower in the world. Today, the lighthouse is still a functional observation deck in Yokohama, Japan
4.) Ile Vierge Lighthouse (82.5 meter)
Ile Vierge Lighthouse is the tallest conventional lighthouse in the world and the tallest stone light tower in Europe. The lighthouse lights the night of Finistere’s shore, France, since 1902.
5.) Lighthouse of Genoa (76 meters)
Lighthouse of Genoa is the 2nd tallest conventional lighthouse in the world and the tallest lighthouse in Mediterranean. Stone is the main material of the building and it stands over the hill of San Benigno, Genoa, Italy
6.) Phare de Gatteville (75 meters)
Phare de Gatteville or Pointe de Barfleur Light is a granite construction lighthouse used since 1835. Phare de Gatteville is another France light tower and known as the third tallest conventional stone lighthouse in the world
7.) Lesnoy Mole Rear Range Light (73 meters)
Lesnoy Mole Rear Range Light holds a title as fourth tallest conventional lighthouse in the world. It is a metal lighthouse in St. Petersburg City, Russia, stands 73 meters high, and has the tallest range light in the world. Russian marked Lesnoy Mole Rear Range Light with red and white paint.
8.) Mulan Tou Lighthouse (72 meters)
Mulan Tou Lighthouse is the tallest lighthouse in China, 5th tallest conventional lighthouse in the world and 8th tallest lighthouse in the world. Mulan Tou lighthouse is a concrete construction and has a nickname the Hainan head. The construction workers completed the lighthouse construction in 1995
9.) Baisha Men Lighthouse (72 meters)
Baisha Men Lighthouse is in Hainan province, China, and it rises 72 meters high. The concrete lighthouse lights the night of Hainan`s sky since year 2000. The title of Baisha Men Lighthouse is the 6th tallest conventional lighthouse in the world and 2ndtallest lighthouse in China
10.) Storozhenskiy Light (71 meters)
Storozhenskiy Light or the Storozhno Light is standing on the edge of Lake Ladoga, Russia. The 71 meters tall lighthouse is active since 1911. It is the fourth tallest stone lighthouse, seventh tallest conventional lighthouse in the world and the 10thtallest lighthouse in the world.