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Tower of Hercules
Northern Spain

The Tower of Hercules is the oldest working lighthouse in the world, it has been illuminating the way for sailors ta least from the roman empire times. The outskirts were restored on the XVII century, but the inside remains as the romans constructors made it. It is contemporary to the legendary and disappeared Alexandria toer of Pharus.

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送信日: 14/01/2011
更新日: 19/09/2014
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