World's Prettiest Lighthouses (PHOTOS)
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Strikingly tall structures perched on rough windswept coastlines hearkening back to an earlier seafaring time in history, lighthouses are a constant source of fascination for travelers.
Some are shuttered and crumbling, others are still in full-time operation and some are open to the public and climbable, so you can experience the vantage of a lighthouse keeper yourself.
Several historic lighthouses have been converted to hotels as well, so you can voluntarily become a light sleeper (so to speak).
If you're a fan of these bright beacons from a bygone era, Lonely Planet put together a list of their top light spots around the world which are guaranteed to dazzle.
Text by Ben Handicott, Lonely Planet.
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