Monday, September 19, 2011

0076. Cyprus - Cape Greco Lighthouse

The Cape Greco, the South-Eastern tip of Cyprus, is at the end of a long, slender peninsula.  Cape Greco is at the Southern end of Famagusta Bay in the Mediterranean Sea.  Cape Greco is frequently visited by many tourists for its natural beauty.  The Lighthouse is located about 8 km South-East of Ayia Napa, a popular tourist resort.

Cape Greco has high points of the cliffs from where one can view amazing sights out to sea.

Department of Postal Services, Cyprus commemorated the Cape Greco Lighthouse by the release of Euro 0.43 stamp on 4-May-2011

Built in 1892, the Cape Greco Lighthouse:
  • Tower is ROUND masonry
  • Tower is painted WHITE
  • Height is 15 meters
  • Colour scheme of LIGHT is WHITE
  • Light character is 1 (one) LONG FLASH every 15 seconds

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