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Bengtskar Lighthouse, Rosala

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Lighthouse Tourist Spot
Bengtskär lighthouse is located in the Archipelago Sea about 25 kilometers south west of Hanko, Finland. The lighthouse was built in 1906 on the Bengtskär skerry where it rises 52 meters above sea level and is the highest one in the Nordic countries. Soviet landing troops tried to explode the lighthouse during the Battle of Bengtskär during the Continuation War in 1941.These days Bengtskär lighthouse is a popular tourist destination and is visited annually by roughly 13 000 to 15 000 tourists.
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  • curious place to learn the history of Finland had a nice day with our family . you have to go by boat it is possible to go on some organized trip there in Kasnas or Rosala. Have a nice story and betwe...  more »
  • Wow! Did my first trip to Bengtskär lighthouse and it was awesome! The vessel ride takes only an hour and half and during that time you can enjoy the beautiful sea scenes. My trip started from Hanko w...  more »
  • After a boattrip either from city of Hanko or from Kasnäs harbor in southwestern archipelago it is magic to see the lighthouse. Its tower rices up 52 meters above sea level anď it is worth every singl...  more »