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Observation towers, observation places

Lysá Hora Mountain

Lysá hora

Lysá Hora Mountain (1,324 metres above sea level) offers one of the most beautiful views in the Czech Republic. Its vast massif visible from a long distance is made up of four bulk mountain ridges. They join in a star-shaped pattern into the highest peak called Gigula, whose top is highlighted by a television transmitter.


A telecommunication tower was erected on Okrouhlá Hill (373 metres above sea level) in 2002. There is a beautiful view of both the agglomeration of the city of Ostrava and the forested Beskydy Mountain Range from a height of 30 metres.



The observation tower Panorama is situated under the peak of Kabátice Mountain above the village of Chlebovice, at an altitude of 460 metres above sea level. There is a beautiful view of the Olešná reservoir, the town of Frýdek-Místek and the surrounding landscape from the 22-metre-high observation tower.



The observation tower of the tourist lodge offers a beatiful view of Lysá Hora Mountain (Lysá hora), Ondřejník as well as the Těšín part of the Beskydy Mountains. The lodge has stood on Malá Prašivá (706 metres above sea level) since 1921.

Town Hall Tower Frenštát pod Radhoštěm

Radníční věž Frenštát pod Radhoštěm

The tower provides a beautiful view of the town as well as the panorama of the Beskydy Mountains. During the sightseeing tour a visitor can see originals of statues of e.g. Albín Polášek, Karel Vašut or the Allegory of Thrift by Jan Knebl.