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Name: Homigot Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Janggigot Light

Also known as: Changgi Got Light

Nearest Town or City:
P'ohang, , Korea, Republic of

Location: East coast of the Korean Peninsula.

This lighthouse is said to have been designed by French architects amd built by Chinese workers. The name Janggigot was given to the lighthouse during the Japanese occupation (1910-45), but the Koreans renamed it Homigot (Cape Homi) in 1945.

Tower Height: 85

Height of Focal Plane: 101

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 12 seconds; range 27 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White octagonal brick tower with a white dwelling nearby.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1903

Date Present Tower Built: 1903

Fog Signal: Siren, one blast every 60 seconds.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Yes.

The Daebo Lighthouse Museum, South Korea's only lighthouse museum, is nearby. See

Mapquest URL: Click here to get a map to this lighthouse!


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