Santorini Lighthouse

Akrotiri Lighthouse – Santorini, Greece

The Akrotiri Lighthouse is among the oldest lighthouses in this part of the world and was constructed way back in 1892. It stands like a sentinel towards the on the southern peninsula of Santorini island. The lighthouse of Akrotiri is conspicuous by its square shaped tower that looms above10meters from the lighthouse warden’s house. Initially, the lighthouse was operated by petrol fuel. But with the introduction of electricity in the year 1988, it has been operated electronically and reportedly emits a radiant white light at intervals of 20 seconds. According to historical records, the Akrotiri Lighthouse was built by a…