Thursday, April 14, 2011

Scheveningen - The Lighthouse

The cast iron lighthouse of Scheveningen is an official monument of The Netherlands. It was built in 1875 and still functions as an official lighthouse, although since the advent of radar and decrease of portship of Scheveningen its greater purpose is to add to the tourist-characteristics of Scheveningen. The current lighthouse in Scheveningen was designed by Quirinus Harder. Light Height is 49 m, electrified since 05.12.1909, has 8 floors and 159 steps. Admission ticket are available at Muzee Scheveningen.

Contact details:
Zeekant 12
2586 NA The Hague
Telephone: 070 350 08 30
Visits possible on Wednesday and Saturday at 14.00 hrs. Advanced reservation required.

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