Långe Erik Light

"Grankulla, Sweden"


Built: 1845
Automated: 1976

This light is located at the northern tip of the island of Öland. The tower is 32.1 m (105 ft) tall and made from sandstone. It can actually sway up to 2 feet during very high winds. Electricity was installed at the light in 1946. The tower is open to the public and can be climbed to the top for a beautiful view.



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