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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


2023-04-25T09:21:07+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 [...]

20 04, 2020


2020-09-07T17:53:14+02:00Categories: Lookout towers and observation points|Tags: , |

A charming cliff-top lookout (623 m above sea level) on the north-west flank of the Muchov peak, which rises above Tanvald from the south west. The cliff was a favourite site for Theresa, the wife of the owner of the Tanvald spinning mills, who had the [...]

29 12, 2019

The Jablonec Town Hall

2023-03-20T13:29:19+01:00Categories: 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 1931–1933 and it is an excellent example of the functionalist architectural style. The most demanding undertaking financed by the town was the new town hall, which (along with [...]

31 03, 2020

The Devil’s Rocks (Čertovy kameny)

2020-09-07T17:38:32+02:00Categories: Lookout towers and observation points|Tags: , , |

The Devil’s Rocks (the Devil’s Lookout (Čertova vyhlídka), 660 m above sea level) are located in the upper section of the municipality of Josefův Důl which is known as Peklo (“Hell”). The cliffs tower above the upper reaches of the Kamenice. They are also called the “Celtic [...]

31 03, 2020


2023-03-29T14:26:05+02:00Categories: Lookout towers and observation points|Tags: , |

The second highest peak in the Jizera Mountains on the Czech side (1122 m above sea level), formerly called “Bražecký vrch” or “Siechhübel”. It provides hikers with views of the Jizera Mountain Plane in winter and summer: you can see Smrk, Bukovec, Black Mountain and Smědava [...]

20 03, 2020

The Lighthouse and Jára Cimrman Museum

2023-03-21T11:14:58+01:00Categories: 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 [...]

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