Kołobrzeg lighthouseKołobrzeg , Poland
In our live broadcast you can see the high (26 m) famous lighthouse of the Polish city of Kolobrzeg. It is located near the Baltic Sea. For the first time the lighthouse of Kołobrzeg, which is perfectly visible in our webcam, appeared in 1666. After 200 years, it was replaced by another one. At that time, it was an oil lamp with a Frenkel lens, hanging at a height of 8 m above sea level. The range of the lighthouse covered approximately 6 nautical miles. For the functioning of such a lighthouse, 77 liters of fuel were needed annually. In 1909 a lantern appeared, suspended on 25 meters, working on gas.
At the end of the Second World War, the lighthouse was blown up, so the lighthouse was built it again. From 1979 to 1981, the lighthouse of Kołobrzeg was overhauled.
Now Kołobrzeg Lighthouse, perfectly demonstrated in our online camera, is a red brick circle tower. A lantern is suspended on eight columns. The bright beam of the lighthouse gives light at 2 seconds intervals to a distance of 16 nautical miles.
Interestingly, the Poland post office in 2007 released a stamp with the image of the Kołobrzeg lighthouse, which you see online. Lighthouse is very popular tourist attraction. Inside there is an interesting gallery.
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The city of Kołobrzeg, where the lighthouse perfectly visible in our live webcam is located, is the largest and most popular resort in this part of the Baltic coast. There are excellent conditions for rest and treatment: clear sea, wide sandy beaches, forests, lakes and a unique Baltic climate.
Kołobrzeg is a real spa resort. Local mud and mineral waters perfectly treat diseases of the respiratory organs, the musculoskeletal system, rheumatism, as well as diseases of the cardiovascular system and metabolic problems.
All the beaches of Kołobrzeg resort are well equipped. You can rent sun loungers, umbrellas, sports equipment, as well as rent everything you need for water sports. Besides, you can always relax in a bar or cafe nearby.
Kołobrzeg, where our online webcam is located, is a beautiful and well-kept city. There are no old historical sights at all. From curious buildings, there is a buildings complex the "new old city". These are the districts built in the 20th century, stylized as antique.
In the south of Kołobrzeg there are the Gothic Cathedral and the Town Hall building with a modern art gallery.
The city hosts annual festivals that attract tourists as well as local residents: “Interfolk”, “Musical Summer”, “Kolobrzeg's Chamber Concerts”, also there are many night clubs and restaurants with show programs.
Kolobrzeg is a port city, therefore various sea excursions are held here. So, you can get to the islands of Germany – Rugia and Bornholm.
Kołobrzeg has a mild maritime climate. In summer, the average air temperature is about +19 C, in the winter, about -1.5 C. The swimming season lasts from mid-June to early September.
Weather forecast in Kołobrzeg for 7 days is available on our website online.
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