Slitere National Park
Dakterlejas Street 3
This tower was originally built as an unlighted daymark; a light was added in 1961. The lighthouse is now part of the Slitere National Park, which includes two nature reserves and other protected areas. The lighthouse has been restored and has been open to the public since October 2002.
Tower Height: 79
Height of Focal Plane: 269
Characteristic and Range: White flash every 6 seconds (1967).
Description of Tower: Red, round stone tower.
This light is not operational
Date Established: 1849
Date Present Tower Built: 1849
Date Deactivated: 1999
Current Use: Attraction in Slitere National Park.
Open To Public? Yes.
There is a museum of Latvian lighthouse history in the tower.