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Saturday, June 8, 2013

Tankar Lighthouse Kokkola, Finland

Lighthouse No.2

From Post-crossing

Tankar is a small lighthouse island which has been inhabited since the 16th century. The oldest buildings are a chapel built in 1754 and fisherman’s hut built in 1768. The lighthouse was completed in 1889.

Today Tankar is a popular tourist attraction offering visitors an experience of nature and an insight into what life used to be like in the archipelago.

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