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Name: Travemünde Light (old)  

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Nearest Town or City:
Travemünde, , Germany

Location: North side of entrance to the north side of the entrance to the Trave River, inner harbor of Lübeck.

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Photo: Ronald Wöhrn

Managing Organization:
Leuchtturm Travemünde


There was a navigational light here as early as 1226. A lantern was added to this tower in 1827, but the navigational light was transferred to the roof of a nearby hotel in 1974. The tower was restored in 2003.

Tower Height: 101

Description of Tower: Six-stage brick tower, lantern removed.

This light is not operational

Date Established: c. 1316

Date Present Tower Built: 1539

Date Deactivated: 1972

Current Use: Museum.

Open To Public? Yes.

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