Roter Sand - this name stands for a very special lighthouse in the North Sea. When it was completed in 1885, it was considered the first offshore structure in the world. A technical and structural masterpiece and today a listed building, honored as a historic landmark of engineering in Germany. Washed by water, the red and white sections mark the five floors. For 101 years and 11 days the lighthouse was in operation and still fascinates people with its special appearance and history.