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Address: 460 08, Czech Republic
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Ještěd tower - absolute genius loci

This tower is for me the top of the modern architecture in the Czech Republic (Czechoslovakia). Visited many times, last time on January 2017. In the winter time remember that the... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
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Prague
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This tower is for me the top of the modern architecture in the Czech Republic (Czechoslovakia). Visited many times, last time on January 2017. In the winter time remember that the accessability of the mountain is limited (snow, ice on the roads). You can leave your car at one of the parking places or go on the top, little bit... More 

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Reviewed 21 December 2016

Great view. I was there for couple minutes but at this time clouds go down so there was great experience to see everything down there and then to see nothing.

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

This place is pretty nice. The views are awesome, the place also looks different based on the weather. The tower itself is interesting as well, and there is a restaurant in it (pretty average though, nothing special except for the views). But 150 Czech crowns one person for 2 minutes ride in a cable car is too much I think.

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

Nice hike up, not too many people, you can enjoy the forest on your way up (or drive some part), the lookout tower itself is a must-see architectural gem by Czech architect Karel Hubacek built in the 60's/70's. Interior is kinda futuristic looking. There is a hotel, restaurant and a bar, definitely worth checking out.

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Thank articok
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

The Jested hill with tower is an idela place for hiking in nature for families, as well as for older travellers. You may either go up by the cablecar or on your own feet. The restaurant in the tower is OK, however, the prices are a bit higher. But overall it is a very good place.

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Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Jested offers easy hiking routes up the hill to the hotel/restaurant. Up on the hill onw can enjoy beautiful scenery over the town of Liberec. There is also a cable car going ip/down every five minutes if you don't feel like walking

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Prague, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

We took bus from Prague and then tram number 3 to final station Horní Hanychov where is start of the blue tourist route which leads to Ještěd. This route goes through forest so we didn't mind, that the weather was really hot - I would recommend this one instead of the route under the cabelway. Only the final part of... More 

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Reviewed 29 May 2016

To go to the peak, you can either take the cableway, walk or go by car (there are several parking lots on the way, so you can do half by car, half by walk). There is a restaurant, a buffet and an outdoor stand. One thing thats good to know - the parking lots can be surprisingly expensive, up to... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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Reviewed 11 May 2016

Great wiews and perfect place for hiking etcetera. The mountain also has a interesting history during the second world war and durinng the russian invasion.

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Wilton Manors, Florida
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Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Nice gondola ride up the mountain. Wonderful view and a relaxing time. Nice snack bar or buffet. Dining room was a sauna so we opted to eat outside with buffet treats. Beautiful views.

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