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Name: Landsort Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Nynäshamn, Stockholm, , Sweden

Location: Southern tip of the island of Öja.

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Managing Organization:
Swedish Maritime Administration


Swedish Maritime Administration
SE-601 78 Norrköping

This is Sweden's oldest lighthouse station.

Description of Tower: White cylindrical tower with red, conical cast iron upper portion.

This light is operational

Date Established: c. 1670s

Date Present Tower Built: 1870

Date Automated: 1963

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Arranged guided tours

Nearby Lodging: Accommodations are available near the lighthouse. Phone +46 732 319 001 or email for information. More information at

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