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The lookout tower was built for the General Land Centennial Exhibition in 1891 by the initiative of the founders of Czech Tourist Club: Dr. Vilem Kurz and architect Vratislav Pasovsky. Having been inspired by the Paris lookout tower designed by...more
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Petrinske sady | Petřínské skalky Park, Prague 118 00, Czech Republic
Praha 1 (City Center)
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It provides a good view over Prague. However it can be crowded at the top since tickets are not assigned by time.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank rkrist3
Reviewed 6 days ago

The tower is situated at the top of a hill via a path winding up through a beautiful park. There’s a cable car, however, we decided to walk. You’ll not only get a little exercise, you’ll see Prague beneath you. Take cash and make sure...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank patrizia c
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went here as part of our day out to the castle and funicular railway. Lovely walk round the park and good views.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank flintton
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent,after walking uphill,being unable to find the fernicular station at the bottom,we were rewarded with a magnificent sight,the Petrin tower. At first it the prospect of the climb to the top was daunting 299 steps,but salvation came,there was a lift.A small extra charge,and we were...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Graham D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was great even though it was a wet and windy day. You have to pay extra to use the lift, wish we had on this day. It’s a fair climb to first level then a very good climb to the top. Would say if...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank mlally99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was an excellent place to visit. Sadly it went sour as I had a transport ticket to travel up in the funicular. I asked the staff downstairs if I could use my ticket which had 5 minutes left till expiry. They said yes...but once...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank vassparker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is another good observation point. Views from the top are fantastic. You can climb the nearly 300 steps or for a few more CKZ, take the lift. But...this another tourist spot where many go but fail to do any research on the how, what,...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Michael R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Petrin Tower is set in a splendid park and gardens. You can either walk up to it or take the funicular. At the tower, if you are fit enough you can pay to walk the spiral stairs to the top. From here there are fantastic...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank MagicalMrETour
Reviewed September 5, 2019 via mobile

As there was a huge queue at the Funicular, we decided to walk to the Petrin Lookout Tower, it’s fairly steep in places but would not prove too challenging for most people, the walk takes no more than 30 minutes. You can get a drink...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank goneonholidayagain
Reviewed September 4, 2019

I have not seen anything spectacular in this construction, although there is a lot of publicity. Initially it was a tower used for transmissions, so it does not have a beautiful architecture. I did not climb to the top of the tower, because I thought...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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jeegyar
July 31, 2019|
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Response from Explore15226 | Reviewed this property |
The elevator is accessible at the bottom and the top of the tower, no mid-stations. Works both up and down direction. The tower visit itself is charged and I presume the charge for the lift is then included (I never used the... More
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Response from Karthik_England | Reviewed this property |
I think the card machine was not working when I visited. Better carry cash.
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April 23, 2018|
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Response from Ingrid P | Reviewed this property |
This attraction is an absolute must teenagers, especially the narrow stairs, walking up and down is good fun. Please buy tickets in advance (mass tourism everywhere) in order to avoid the crowds in the afternoon. July may be... More
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