Tour du Fanal

Tour du Fanal, Marseille: Address, Tour du Fanal Reviews: 4.5/5

Tour du Fanal
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Dimitris L
Sydney, Australia32,501 contributions
Impressive tower
Aug 2019
Tour du Fanal is a lighthouse. This Lighthouse was built in the middle of the 17th century in order to facilitate the guidance of merchant ships as they entered the harbour. It is quite photogenic and it certainly attracts the attention of visitors. It was supposed to be able to be seen by merchant ships from as far as twenty kilometres away! Today visitors can climb up and enjoy the panoramic views it offers on a sunny day.
Written July 8, 2020
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on_the_go_98765
Tucson16,785 contributions
1644 watch tower
Sep 2018 • Couples
Located on the furthest point of Fort St. Jean fortification, the 1644 Round Tower still stands after more than 350 years. In 1837, it was modified to include the addition of a lighthouse function. We will all need to wait for its reopening. Unfortunately, it is closed for the present time.

I imagine all the stories this tower could tell. To be continued ...
Written September 27, 2018
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