Faro di Murano

Venice, Italy

Faro di Murano


Murano Lighthouse (Italian: Faro dell'Isola di Murano) is an active lighthouse located in the south east part of the island of Murano in the Venetian Lagoon on the Adriatic Sea.

The first lighthouse, built in 1912, was a metal skeletal tower on piles, which was deactivated in 1934 when became operational the current. The lighthouse consists of a two-stages cylindrical stone tower, 35 metres (115 ft) high, with double balcony and lantern. The tower is painted white, on the upper stage are painted two black horizontal bands facing the range line, on the east side, in order to have the lighthouse more visible during the day.

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