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Observation towers, observation places

Bílá Hora

Bílá hora

The tower is a modern architectural work, deliberately resembling a DNA structure. It reaches up a height of 43 metres and the observation deck is 26 metres above ground level. The spiral Sluneční Path (Sun Path), lined with 12 zodiac signs, leads to the observation tower.



This lookout on a T-Mobile tower, located on Kanihůra Hill (345 m), was built from July – November 2005. The entire tower is 62.3 metres high; the observation deck is at 26.2 metres and can be accessed via 137 stairs.


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.



The outlook tower on Velká Čantoryje (995m above sea level) offers tourists a non-traditional view of three countries – the Czech Republic, the Slovak Republic and Poland. It is 29m high and a chair lift leads to the top of the mountain.

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.



The most easterly located observation structure in our republic is situated directly on the top of Kozubová Hill (981 metres above sea level). This is the tower of St. Ann´s Chapel. It is accessible to the public several times a year (e.g. on the pilgrimage to St. Ann) and there is a fine view of the surroundings.



The observation tower is located on the Landek Hill, which has been national nature monument since 1992. The five-metre-high timber structure in the style of watchtowers of historical fortified settlements has been built in place of the former castle.

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.

Observation Tower of the Ostrava Town Hall

Vyhlídková věž Nové radnice Ostrava

The town hall of Ostrava is unique because it is the biggest town hall in our republic and also has the highest town hall observation tower (85.6 metres). From the observation deck at a height of 72 metres, when the weather is fine, one can get a view of the Beskydy and Jeseníky Mountain Ranges, the Opava Region and even nearby Poland. But most of all it provides a superb view of the whole of Ostrava, full of greenery.


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.

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.



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.

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 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.



The Šance u Jakubčovic lookout tower is a 15-metre tower that offers a beautiful view of Opava, Ostrava, the Beskydy Mountains, Lysá hora Mountain, Fulnek, Kružberk, Slezská Harta Reservoir, the Jeseníky Mountains and Praděd Mountain.

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.

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.