|Hime Saki Lighthouse (Ryotsu city, Niigata
Commissioning date : December 10, 1895
Range : 18.0 M
Height : 14.2 m
Height above sea level : 41.5 m
Lens : Revolving light (Type LB-40)
Power source : Commercial power
|This is the oldest lighthouse constructed of iron that
still exists in Japan in its original form.
It is also the first lighthouse that greets ships proceeding from Niigata to Sado island.
Preservation repair work together with earthquake reinforcement were implemented in 1994.