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A Lighthouse of Sicily

IT 160 Capo Peloro

The lighthouse originally had a height of 42 m. The building must have been heavily damaged in the catastrophic earthquake and tsunami of December 28, 1908, which destroyed 90% of the buildings in Messina and killed more than 100,000 people. Sometime in the 1920s or 1930s it was restored the tower had been shortened to its present height. Located on the Via Lanterna in Torre Faro. (see below) ARLHS # ITA-031

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