Lighthouse Noordertoren Schiermonnikoog
The red lighthouse at the Dutch island Schiermonnikoog has no official name, but is referred to as Noordertoren. Weather reports from the coastal waters were provided from the tower. In 1998 the tower was painted red. The red lighthouse is not open to the public and it can’t be climbed. The other white tower is the second former ...
Lighthouse Zuidertoren Schiermonnikoog
The white Zuidertoren was built in 1854, at the same time the current red lighthouse was built. Because the towers in that time did not have light characters, often two towers with fire in them were placed, so that sailors knew where they were. Two fire towers could form a line, so that ships could bed led pas dangerous shallow waters. In 1910 the outer tower, ...
Hidden in the green of nature and surrounded by dunes along Reddingsweg, is a cemetery for soldiers and people who drowned at sea during the first and second world war. The cemetery was founded in 1920. The cemetery has graves for soldiers from Canada, Australia, France, Germany, Great-Britain and Polen.
De Wassermann is een voormalige bunker uit de Tweede Wereldoorlog. De bunker is gelegen oostelijk van de Prins Bernhardweg, is ingericht als uitkijkpost en is toegankelijk. Het is het hoogte punt van Schiermonnikoog (NAP +20 m) en geeft daardoor een schitterend uitzicht over het hele eiland.