Euroregion Elbe/Labe

Kratochvíl lookout tower in Roudnice

Unusual lookout tower in Roudnice

This lookout tower is located at 208 m above sea level and is the second lowest placed lookout tower in the Czech Republic.

It is an interesting example of Czech functionalism from 1935 and was named after Václav Kratochvíl (1820-1893), who owned an estate in nearby Lounky, was engaged in local, regional and national politics and held various offices.


Doktora Slavíka 2740
413 01 Roudnice nad Labem

Opening hours

daily from sunrise to sunset


no admission


From the railroad station Roudnice nad Labem , which is located on the Ústí-Prague line, it is about 1 km walk through the city center to the tower. The station Roudnice nad Labem město is only about 250 m away, but is served by much fewer trains.

From the bus terminal (autobusové nádraží) Roudnice you walk about 400 m to the destination.

There are no parking places in the vicinity of the tower. These must be found in the surrounding streets.

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