|Year first constructed||1874 (first)|
|Year first lit||1953 (current)|
|Construction||concrete and steel tower|
|Tower shape||cylindrical tower with balcony and lantern|
|Markings / pattern||white and red bands tower, red lantern|
|Height||27 metres (89 ft)|
|Focal height||76 metres (249 ft)|
|Range||23 nautical miles (43 km; 26 mi)|
|Characteristic||Fl (2) W 5.8s.|
|Managing agent||Kuršių Nerija National Park|
The original lighthouse in Nida was constructed in the 1860s and 1870s during the German Unification. Twenty-seven metres high and built of red brick, it had 200 steps, which have survived to this day. It was planned to be 51.4 metres high, on raised ground, and built by prisoners. It was first lit on October 24, 1874.
In 1944, at the end of the Second World War, German soldiers blasted the lighthouse, destroying it. It was rebuilt in 1945 and renovated in 1953. The current lighthouse is built of reinforced concrete with horizontal red and white stripes.
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