Jogashima Lighthouse

Yokosuka, Miura30m

International Tourism Division, Kanagawa Prefectural Government

Overview

The lighthouse was designed by a French engineer, Francois Leonce Verny and completed in 1870 (Meiji 3). The lighthouse collapsed in the Great Kanto Earthquake, so it was reconstructed in 1926 (Taisho 15). The height of lighthouse is 11.5 m and it stands on a cliff top, which is 30 m above sea level. A magnificent scenery spreads beneath the lighthouse.

Detailed information

Address

Misakimachi Jogashima, Miura-shi, Kanagawa-ken

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