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Christmas lighthouse

Christmas lighthouse also called “red lighthouse”. Located in the bay of Cartagena, Spain.

The Christmas Lighthouse, is located in the bay of Cartagena southeast of Spain, southeast of the Mediterranean Sea. It was erected in the seventeenth century to defend the entrance to the port, then receiving the name of Christmas Battery previously on the site there was a tower from which the ruins can still be seen, along with the batteries located in Santa Ana, Trincabotijas and Pruning shear.

the beautiful Christmas Lighthouse, painted with two wide horizontal bands in red and white, from its location you have beautiful views of the Port and the whole bay.

The lighthouse, white and red, like its light, consists of a cylindrical tower 15 meters high with a range of 10 nautical miles (18.5 kilometers).

Access : Coordinates: 37.584646, -0.984203 / By sea, on the tourist boat / By road, from the neighborhood of the Conception towards the Navantia shipyards.

LightHouse Specifications :Year first constructed : N/A , Year first lit :N/A , Construction:  tower ,Tower shape :cylindrical tower  , Height : N/A , Focal height : N/A , range : 10 nautical miles (18.5 kilometers).

Tip : Good place for sports, photography, walking … It is even possible to climb the Fajardo Castle on foot. Next to the parking lot there is a restaurant.

Activities : Take a family walk / enjoy fishing / sightseeing / photo opportunities / trekking / Enjoy beautiful views.

Go next : Christmas Fort / city of Cartagena / Aguilas Lighthouse / Lighthouse of Cabo de Palos / Cape Tinoso Lighthouse / Murcia city / La Manga / Lorca

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