Lighthouse of Ponta dos Rosais

Local nameFarol da Ponta dos Rosais
LocationVelas, Portugal

The Ponta dos Rosais Lighthouse is a beacon/lighthouse located along the 200 m cliffs of Ponta dos Rosais near Rosais in the extreme northwest of the island of São Jorge, in the Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal. It includes the main tower and several living quarters and auxiliary buildings constructed for the maintenance and operation of the lighthouse, currently abandoned and in ruins. This includes structures such as a motor-pool, a communal hearth and a series of concrete lavoirs for washing, as well as the larger block devoted to administration and private residences.

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The road to the Ponta… @ Ruben JC Furtado

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Address (Unnamed Road), 9800, Portugal

Coordinates 38°45'13.178" N -28°18'42.016" E

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