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Observation towers, observation places


Rozhledna Cvilín

The Cvilín observation tower was built in 1903. From a height of 29.1 metres there is a fine view of all the Jeseníky Mountains, Beskydy Mountains, picturesque valleys of the Opava and Opavice Rivers and of the Silesian Lowlands, which are marked by Scandinavian glacier modelling.

Hans Kudlich´s Ob servation Tower

Rozhledna Hanse Kudlicha

A 30-metre-high granite observation tower with a two-storey lookout deck above the village of Úvalno at a height of 400 metres above sea level. It was built in 1913 in honour of the member of the imperial parliament, Hans Kudlich.


Rozhledna Ježník

The observation tower is 17.5 metres high and stands on Vyhlídka Hill (553 metres above sea level) near Krnov. It is the third observation tower built at this location, the first one was erected in 1894. It provides a beautiful view of surrounding forests and the Krnov area.

On Biskupská kupa

Na Biskupské kupě

The 18-metre-high circular stone observation tower, the oldest in the Jeseníky Mountains, was built in 1898 by the German tourist club on the occasion of 50 years of the reign of Emperor Francis Joseph I.

Praděd mountain


The majestic peak of Praděd (1,491 metres above sea level) in the mountain chain of Hrubý Jeseník is very attractive for tourists and it is a frequented destination in summer as well as winter. Praděd is the highest mountain in Moravia. In 1970-1980 a 145-metre telecommunication tower was built here as a premier observation place

The Strážnice Lookout Tower

This lookout tower is located approximately 1.5 km north of Liptáň. It is 9 metres high and has 37 stairs. The lookout tower offers a view of the Opole lowlands in Poland and the town of Prudnik in the north; under ideal conditions, you can see the industrial plants of Opole, all the way to the Osoblaha plains in the northeast and the villages of Pitárna, Vysoká, Dívčí Hrad, Slezské Pavlovice, Osoblaha, Bohušov, Rusín and Hlinka and the Bartultovice – Třebina border crossing with Poland.

The Velký Roudný Lookout Tower

The lookout tower on Velký Roudný Hill (a national natural monument) was built in 2007. It is a 20- metre high wooden structure sitting on concrete foundations with a covered observation deck on the top. The opening ceremony was held on Saturday, 27 October 2007. The lookout tower offers a panoramic view from Velký Roudný Hill, overlooking the area around Slezská Harta reservoir and the Hrubý Jeseník mountain range, the Nízký Jeseník Mountains, the Krnov and Opava regions and the Beskydy and the Oderské vrchy Mountains.