43 of the World’s Most Stunning Lighthouses [HDR PICS]

Lighthouses are often used to symbolically suggest guidance and hope. The most famous lighthouse in history was the Lighthouse of Alexandria that was built in 280 BC. Since that time, lighthouses have been used as beacons of safety. In dreams, lighthouses are often interpreted as truth or as male fertility and influence.

Architecturally, lighthouses are stunning. They are located around the globe on coastlines and cliffs. Some are constructed in the water itself and built to withstand huge and powerful waves. Lighthouse keepers saved lives and some took their own life as the loneliness drove them over the edge. Many lighthouses are allegedly haunted, yet people come from all over to visit them. Here are 43 of the world’s most stunning HDR lighthouse images to enjoy from the comfort of your computer chair.