Breathtaking Photos Of Lighthouses

The lighthouse is a universal symbol of safety and guidance that has helped mariners find their way home since ancient times. Ancient mariners were often guided home by bonfires built on hilltops, which were later elevated and evolved into lighthouses.

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Most lighthouses currently still standing are marvels of practical and resilient architecture and engineering, brushing off the worst that the seas have to offer. Let’s appreciate how beautiful and epic these wonderful buildings look.

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