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The Black Tower can't be missed. It is in the own square next to the Cathedral. It has great views... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2017
Phil G
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Kitchener, Canada
Climbed the tower to see over view of the city, wonderful.

The tower is 81.6 meters tall and it can be breath taking to climb to the top. It's best to take... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
The Punchline P
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

The Black Tower can't be missed. It is in the own square next to the Cathedral. It has great views overlooking the city. Check before going. It is not open every day.

Thank Phil G
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The tower is 81.6 meters tall and it can be breath taking to climb to the top. It's best to take your time and do it slow, as the steps go round and round. There is a nice view of the old city. Klatovy is...More

Thank The Punchline P
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Great views of the town and surrounding countryside to the mountains in the distance, which justify the hard climb to the top of the tower.

1  Thank Michael S
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Black Tower is a vigilance tower located in almost every town of Czech Republic. It is located, close to the Town Square, in the town called Klatovy, in the west part of the country. It is possible to go up to the tower and see...More

1  Thank AlbertSalichs
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Best place to see everythink from Klatovy town in one time - perfektní místo pro přehledný pohled na Klatovy

1  Thank DavidCH72
Reviewed 5 September 2016

220 steps up, very narrow, not for claustrophobics. Nice view over the town, especially the old town. Upstairs is the cash desk, 40 crowns (1,5 EUR) per person, 20 crowns for children.

1  Thank wlody
Reviewed 31 August 2016

The present-day appearance has been know since 1872. In the upper part there used to be a dwelling for a watchman which ushered in a regular evening time. At the bottom of he astronomical clock by prof. Ferdinand Vaněk. The Black tower has been opened...More

Thank d_titzova
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Certainly a major feature on the central square. Lots of detail in the building design. Go to the town hall and get a pamphlet on the town - see photos for a Black Tower description in the pamphlet. The literature is trilingual, illustrated and extremely...More

1  Thank Ontario76
Reviewed 4 July 2014

Brilliant Klatovy Views once you climb the 200+ stairs to the top! But well worth the climb. A great way to view this historic and beautiful town. The town square looks fantastic from the top.

Thank Gnoleeg
Reviewed 21 June 2014

Facts: * 226 steep steps leading to the top * just 40CZK entrance fee * nice view over city and neighbouring hilly terrain

Thank rbbrno
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