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No other place in our country is able to boast as many lookout towers as the Jizera Mountains. There are more than ten of them here and each one is more beautiful than the last. Of course, all of them offer unforgettable views of distant landscapes. And no matter which of them you set off for, you will not be disappointed.

29 12, 2019

The Jablonec Town Hall

2020-09-21T13:31:22+02:00Categories: Architecture for connoisseurs, Monuments and culture, Lookout towers and observation points|Tags: , , |

The new town hall in Jablonec nad Nisou (the seat of the Municipal Authority) was built in 1931–1932 and it is an excellent example of the functionalist architectural style. In summer, it is possible to head up the town hall tower, which provides an excellent view [...]

30 12, 2019

Ještěd, a unique symbol of the region

2020-09-23T12:52:25+02:00Categories: Lookout towers and observation points, Tourist destinations|Tags: , |

Ještěd is a destination for hikers and nature lovers all year round. The Ještěd transmitter with its well-known mountain hotel and restaurant stands on the peak at a height of 1012 m. The structure takes the shape of a hyperboloid under rotation with a circular floorplan and [...]

29 12, 2019

Bramberk

2020-09-23T12:55:36+02:00Categories: Lookout towers and observation points|Tags: , |

Bramberk rises as a distinctive peak with a lookout tower to the north of the township of Lučany nad Nisou. A number of marked and unmarked tracks lead up to the tower. The somewhat strange, albeit well-established name is associated with the name of a nearby [...]

29 12, 2019

The lookout tower above Proseč

2020-09-23T13:08:29+02:00Categories: Lookout towers and observation points|Tags: , |

The Proseč Ridge is only a few kilometres long and its highest point reaches 593 m. Its position between Jablonec and Liberec and its easy accessibility from all sides make it a popular destination for Sunday walks in the countryside. A German mountain association was also [...]

20 03, 2020

The Lighthouse and Jára Cimrman Museum

2020-09-23T13:10:29+02:00Categories: Lookout towers and observation points, Tourist destinations|Tags: , |

There is no greater Czech than Jára Cimrman! This genius, thinker and jack-of-all-trades also left behind traces of the time he spent in the region at the border of the Jizera Mountains and the Giant Mountains. The Lighthouse lookout tower, which is an excellent example of [...]