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Risban lighthouse

Risban lighthouse

Built on the ruins of a fort designed by Vauban, the Dunkirk lighthouse was commissioned in 1843. It is the only lighthouse in the Nord department. It has the shape of a cylindrical tower of 63 meters high. A staircase of 276 steps leads to its lantern. Its fire has a range of 26 miles (about 48 km).

Technical information

2566 Route de l'Écluse Watier
59140 Dunkerque
Lat : 51.0488Lng : 2.36467
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4 years