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Deadalus Reef Lighthouse, Red Sea

Deadalus Reef Lighthouse, Red Sea
The Deadalus lighthouse is located on Abu El Kizan Island which is 400m long and 100m wide, it’s also marked as one of the Red Sea Marine parks, The Deadalus reefs is around 80km from Marsa Alam City.
The lighthouse was built by the French on 1863 during the construction of the Suez channel to safeguard the ships crossing the Red Sea in its way to the Suez Channel. It was renewed on 1931.
The 30m (98ft) lighthouse and the station is still active with 3 white flashes in a 2+1 pattern flashes every 30 seconds and only accessible by boats.
The lighthouse consists of a 30m stone tower painted in black & white horizontal bands, and a 2 story quarter building for the Egyptian coast guard and Navy.
The lighthouse is still active and opened for visitors which might by allowed climbing the tower after the permission of the Egyptian navy.