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Stunning views of the city. The central square with a fountain looks quite different. Inside is a touch of history. Be ready for a long climb up the steep steps. Payment at the top in front of the observation deck. Strong impressions, I recommend!
Dominant structure in Ceske Budejovice, it was initially a bell tower for the nearby church, later on serving as a guard tower. The guard actually lived there with his family, ducks, rabbits and a goat, and if he spotted a fire, he would sound a...More
As I'm from České Budějovice I have to climb this tower at least 4 times in a year. I love taking my friends up to it and showing the town from above. The views are beautiful and my friends have many possibilities to learn about...More
The Black Tower is something of a must-do in this town, as, not only giving fabulous views over the city, it is also fascinating to see from the inside - the stairs, the way the bells are hung, the clock mechanism etc. 72 metres to...More
This tower is an icon of the city. You need to be physically fit and steady on your feet to climb the 200+ stairs, but in doing so, you really get the feel for the nearly 500 years of history through which this tower has...More
The construction of the tower started in 1549 by the architect Hans Spatz and was completed after almost 28 years. In the past, the Black Tower served as a bell tower and watchtower, from which the arrival of enemies or the outbreak of fire was...More