The lighthouse of Ameland appeals to the imagination, its large red and white striped appearance speaks to anyone's imagination.
The lighthouse was designed by Quirinus Harder and was built by the Nering Bögel foundry in Deventer. The lighthouse of Ameland was built in 1880 of cast iron and is 55 meters high, these loose parts were shipped separately to the island and put together there. Since 2005, the tower is no longer used by the coast guard and the lighthouse keeper has been exchanged for an advanced camera system that monitors the coast day and night. Brave the climb of no less than 236 steps to the top to see a beautiful panoramic image of the area.