Lying dormant on the Son Tra Peninsula, Da Nang city, Co Tien Sa lighthouse is considered as one of the best places for visitors to admire panoramic views of the city from above.
The lighthouse was built in the 1950s by the French during their short-lived occupancy of Son Tra
It is around 223 meters above sea level, and considered as one of the most beautiful lighthouses in the country
The lighthouse enables visitors to enjoy beautiful panoramic views of sea, mountain and forest from above
The 15.6m-high and 2.7m-wide lighthouse has a geographical visibility of 14 nautical miles
The purpose of the lighthouse is to help fishing boats operating on the Thua Thien Hue-Da Nang waters identify their position, warn them of danger, and guide them safely on their way
The lighthouse is under the management of the Central Regional Maritime Safety Guaranty Company
The ancient lighthouse is really an inviting destination for visitors as they make a short trip to the Son Tra Peninsula