Great Lighthouse (Civ4)

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Great Lighthouse
Great Wonder introduced in Vanilla
Great Lighthouse

Only available in Classical and earlier starts.
Obsolete with the discovery of Corporation (technology) (Civ4).
Hammer 200
Requirements Sailing and Masonry, Lighthouse
Great People points 2 Great Merchant




The Great Lighthouse adds two additional trade routes to all coastal cities. The Great Lighthouse also increases its city's odds of generating a Great Merchant.

Civilopedia EntryEdit

The Pharos was a marble watchtower and lighthouse built in 280 BC on an island in the harbor of Alexandria, Egypt. Estimated to have been 300 feet high, the primary function of the lighthouse was to guide approaching ships to the harbor on an otherwise unmarked coast. Historians debate whether fires were burned on the top of the tower, or whether mirrors were used to reflect sunlight. Since ships rarely sailed along coasts at night, there was probably little need for the lighthouse after dark. The Pharos was destroyed in the 14th century, after having been damaged by several earthquakes.

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