What was the world’s first known lighthouse? – Vietnameasyrider

Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz (7-7-2022): What was the world’s first known lighthouse?

A Tower of Hercules
B Lighthouse of Genoa
C Pharos of Alexandria

The Pharos of Alexandria, also called the Lighthouse of Alexandria, is believed to have been the world’s first lighthouse, built in ancient Egypt sometime between 280-247 BCE. Parts of the structure survived until at least 1480. The Tower of Hercules lighthouse in Spain, built by the Romans in the 1st century, is the world’s oldest surviving lighthouse.

The correct answer is Pharos of Alexandria.

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