Stawa Młyny

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Stawa Młyny
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Stawa Młyny is located in Poland
Stawa Młyny
Stawa Młyny
Location Świnoujście, Poland Edit this at Wikidata
Coordinates 53°55′32″N 14°16′39″E / 53.92556°N 14.27750°E / 53.92556; 14.27750
Year first constructed 1873-1874
Year first lit 1874
Height 10 m
Focal height 11 metre Edit this on Wikidata
Range 17 nautical mile Edit this on Wikidata
Characteristic F Occ W 10s Edit this on Wikidata

Stawa Młyny is a beacon (German: Mühlenbake) in the shape of a windmill in Świnoujście, West Pomeranian Voivodeship; in Poland.[1] The beacon acts as a signal for vessels entering the Port of Świnoujście, from the Baltic Sea. The beacon is 10 metres in height; painted white with a black roof. The beacon was built between 1873-1874 during the modernisation of the ship route into the Port of Świnoujście.[2]

Stawa Młyny is an official symbol of Świnoujście, being part of the official logo of the city,[3] which is characterised with the beacon.[4] The beacon is a popular tourist attraction in Świnoujście and the Island of Uznam; the beacon is known for being featured on postcards of the town, and is popular part for guided tours around Świnoujście.[5]


  1. ^ "Stawa Młyny". Świnoujście Zaplanuj Pobyt. Retrieved 4 October 2015. 
  2. ^ "Stawa Młyny Legends and History". Radio Szczecin. Retrieved 4 October 2015. 
  3. ^ "Logo Of Świnoujście". Świnoujście. Retrieved 4 October 2015. 
  4. ^ "Stawa Młyny Navigation Beacon". Polska Niezwykła. Retrieved 4 October 2015. 
  5. ^ "What to see and do in Świnoujście". Holiday Check. Retrieved 4 October 2015.