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Tahkuna Lighthouse is situated on the north end of Hiiumaa. The construction of the cast iron lighthouse began in 1873. The lighthouse is assembled of cast iron parts of so-called Gordon system. System is based on prefabricated details, that are...more
It's the highest building of 3 main lighthouses on the island, though Kõpu lighthouse is located on a higher ground and beats Tahkuna of the total height above sea level. Loved the platform on top which you can see through :-)
There are quite a few lighthouses on Hiiumaa but this one I like most because of its location. Being the northernmost on the island, it offers a wonderful view - especially if you happen to be there during the sunset and/or strong winds. I had...More
This is the place you can take a look to the northern part if Hiiumaa. Good view and chanche to take a pictures.
There have also the memorial sign to the children who died et the catastrophe what happened with ship Estonia at the Sea.
We visited Tahkuna tuletorn in early July. The scenery was beautiful and the lighthouse is definitely worth the visit. Admission to the lighthouse was 2 euros. The small yard cafe was nice and the waiter was friendly. Only minus was the untidy outdoor toilet.
Beautiful place with his own history. Not only great views form lighthouse - many interesting sights are situated around the tower. There are a monument on the beach dedicated to the children who perished in the Estonia ferry disaster in 1994...
I'd hazard a guess the views from Kõpu lighthouse are better. But the ground area around this lighthouse is largely unspoilt and proves good access to the sea.... be warned much of the coast of Hiiumaa is either sharp pebbles/small rocky or reedbeds / marshes....More
A little off the beaten track but Hiiumaa is known for its lighthouses so you have to do them all. This one is really unusual: made of prefabricated cast iron panels. It was a couple of Euros to enter and this seemed a fair price...More