Built in the year 1884, the Kolka Lighthouse:
Kolka Lighthouse guides ships around the Kolkasrags (Cape Kolka), at the eastern entrance to the Irbe Strait from the Gulf of Riga. The Lighthouse is located on a small artificial island 6 km North-East of the Cape. The Lighthouse is accessible only by boat.
Latvia Post commemorated the Kolka Lighthouse by the release of 60 (S) postage stamp on 17-May-2003 (1st of a series of stamps featuring Latvian Lighthouses)
- Tower is ROUND stone
- Tower is painted RED
- Tower has double gallery
- Lantern doom is BLACK
- An Octogonal seawall encloses the Keeper's house