Lookout towers and observation points

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 [...]

29 12, 2019

Bramberk

2021-04-26T13:36:24+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

Kopanina

2021-04-04T15:29:56+02:00Categories: Lookout towers and observation points|Tags: , , , |

Like the Černá Studnice Ridge, Kopanina was also divided by a notional language border which separated the Czech and German inhabitants until 1925. The idea of building a lookout tower on Kopanina was the brainchild of the members of the Turnov branch of the Czech Hiking [...]

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

Ptačí kupy (The Bird Mounds)

2020-09-07T17:48:25+02:00Categories: Lookout towers and observation points|Tags: , , |

Ptačí kupy (1013 m above sea level) are an interesting grouping of several rocky peaks. The wide view from there especially includes the Frýdlant area and the western section of the Jizera Mountains with the unmissable body of water of the reservoir on the Black Nisa [...]

31 03, 2020

Jizera

2020-09-07T17:44:36+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 [...]

29 12, 2019

Petřín

2021-04-26T10:11:28+02:00Categories: Monuments and culture, Lookout towers and observation points|Tags: , , |

There is no nicer place for a view of Jablonec nad Nisou than the hill known as Petřín. The Jablonec basin opens up perfectly and visitors can see the entire city with all its significant structures, including the reservoir, and a significant part of the Jizera [...]

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