Clarion Congress Hotel Ceske Budejovice
Prazska trida 2306/14
Ceske Budejovice, 37004
Phone: (420) 389 102111
Fax: (420) 389 102333
Petřín Lookout Tower (Petřínská rozhledna)
Oct - Su to Sa from 10:00 AM to 08:00 PM,Mar - Su to Sa from 10:00 AM to 08:00 PM,Nov to Feb - Su to Sa from 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM,Apr to Sep - Su to Sa from 10:00 AM to 10:00 PMOpposite the castle above the Vltava River stands Petrin Hill, which features a structure closely resembling the Eiffel Tower in Paris. Built in 1891, the tower is 63 meters (207 feet) high with 299 steps. It is open to the public and offers a panoramic view of Prague. Surrounding the tower are gardens and several small churches including a wooden one, the logs for which were brought in from the Ukraine in 1929. Closing times are seasonal, but the tower is always open from 10a until early evening.