Co Tien Sa, one of Vietnam’s most beautiful lighthouses

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.

Co Tien Sa, one of Vietnam’s most beautiful lighthouses

The lighthouse was built in the 1950s by the French during their short-lived occupancy of Son Tra

Co Tien Sa, one of Vietnam’s most beautiful lighthouses


It is around 223 meters above sea level, and considered as one of the most beautiful lighthouses in the country

Co Tien Sa, one of Vietnam’s most beautiful lighthouses

Co Tien Sa, one of Vietnam’s most beautiful lighthouses


The lighthouse enables visitors to enjoy beautiful panoramic views of sea, mountain and forest from above

Co Tien Sa, one of Vietnam’s most beautiful lighthouses



The 15.6m-high and 2.7m-wide lighthouse has a geographical visibility of 14 nautical miles

Co Tien Sa, one of Vietnam’s most beautiful lighthouses


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

Co Tien Sa, one of Vietnam’s most beautiful lighthouses


The lighthouse is under the management of the Central Regional Maritime Safety Guaranty Company

Co Tien Sa, one of Vietnam’s most beautiful lighthouses

Co Tien Sa, one of Vietnam’s most beautiful lighthouses

Co Tien Sa, one of Vietnam’s most beautiful lighthouses

Co Tien Sa, one of Vietnam’s most beautiful lighthouses

Co Tien Sa, one of Vietnam’s most beautiful lighthouses


The ancient lighthouse is really an inviting destination for visitors as they make a short trip to the Son Tra Peninsula 

 

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