ANCIENT:Lighthouse of Alexandria, 280 BC, the largest and most famous lighthouse of the ancient world built for a Greek king ruling Egypt, the first true highrise building in the history of architecture
Look at the power of those waves. But the lighthouse is built on a rock, it stands strong no matter what. Phare de la Vieille One of the most famous French lighthouses, this tower is built on a rock that half way from mainland to Île-de-Sein. In big sea storms, waves crash against the lighthouse and seem to swallow it - but La Vieille always keeps working.