Diana Lookout Tower, Karlovy Vary

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Take a funicular ride to Diana Lookout Tower, offering unbeatable views of Karlovy Vary and beyond. Built in 1914, the tower occupies the peak of Friendship Hill. The tower's observation deck sits 25 m (82 ft) above the ground, offering vistas that reportedly stretch for up to 70 km (43 mi). Take the 150 steps to the deck, or hop on the elevator and reach the top in seconds. The tower also features a panoramic restaurant serving gourmet specialties, including game and fish dishes. The area surrounding the tower offers a network of forest trails and rest pavilions, so you can have a picnic outdoors. Use our Karlovy Vary trip itinerary planner to arrange your visit to Diana Lookout Tower and other attractions in Karlovy Vary.
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  • Karlovy Vary is a spa town in North Checzia with amazing architecture , thermal springs and situated in a forest with terrific walking and cycling trails. There are several viewing towers on the... 
    Karlovy Vary is a spa town in North Checzia with amazing architecture , thermal springs and situated in a forest with terrific walking and cycling trails. There are several viewing towers on the...  more »
  • A short funicular railway to the top and then another short ride in a small elevator up the observation tower. Vast views of area. 
    A short funicular railway to the top and then another short ride in a small elevator up the observation tower. Vast views of area.  more »
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  • Must to visit place in Karlovy Vary. You can walk all the way up or cheat and use very unique cable lift. I was cheating of course. There is a small fee to be paid and off you go. Observation tower is walking distance from the cable lift station and there is a restaurant with the butterfly farm next to it. Entry to the tower is free of charge and there are steps up and down or lift in the middle. From there you can see the whole town of Karlovy Vary.
  • Nice viewing point of Karlovy Vary. There is a lift that leads to it, but during my visit it wasn't working. There is a restaurant and a souvenir shop next to it, and for the kids a small playground and a butterfly house.

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