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Şile Lighthouse, the second biggest light house in the world, has a great historical value. It is one of the lighthouses that were built during the war of Crimea for showing way to ships that will enter Istanbul from the Black Sea. For this purpose, after the construction of Anatolia lighthouse in 1856, between 1858 and 1859 Şile Lighthouse was built by Sultan Abdulaziz. Stone part of it was built by Turkish architects and its metal parts and lens-cristal system was made in Barbir factory in Paris..
Continues to guide the vessels since 138 years by resisting to rigorous waves of Black Sea...

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