Kragerø

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Stavseng Lighthouse

Stavseng Lighthouse

Stavseng Lighthouse is a coastal lighthouse located in municipality of Kragerø, Telemark, Norway.

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Strømtangen Lighthouse in Kragerø

Edvard Munch fell in love with Kragerø in his time, and called it "The Pearl of the Coastal Towns" (Perlen blandt kystbyene).

Note: There is another lighthouse called Strømtangen in Fredrikstad,  Østfold County. Strømtangen Lighthouse stands on a point of land at the west entrance to the Kragerøfjord leading to Kragerø in Telemark, Norway. Built 1874,  and automated in 1962, it is 28.8 feet (8.8 meters) tall.  Grounds open to the public, tower closed. It is an active lighthouse with a […]

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Jomfruland Lighthouse – on a great leisure and fun island

Jomfruland Lighthouse – on a great leisure and fun island

Norwegian tourists love the island of Jomfruland.

Jomfruland Lighthouse is located on Jomfruland island, the outermost of a group of islands off Kragerø municipality, Telemark. It was built in 1839, and automated in 1991. It’s an active lighthouse, 101.7 feet (31 meters) tall and 157.4 feet (48 meters) above the hight tide mark.