Lookout tower on Černá Hora near Jánské lázně

We invite you to the foot of Montenegro, to visit the local lookout tower! You can take it by cable car and after climbing a few dozen stairs you will be rewarded with a magical view!

Information for visitors

Adress: Černohorská 293, Janské Lázně
GPS: 50.64890200, 15.75199300
Lookout tower on Černá Hora near Jánské lázně map

Interesting facts Lookout tower on Černá Hora near Jánské lázně

This iron lookout tower is located in Montenegro near Jánské lázně, about 15 km northwest of Trutnov. It was first opened to tourists on January 1, 1998, it is located at an altitude of 1260 meters and its total height is almost 26 meters.

A total of 106 steps will take you to the viewing platform. From a height of 21 meters, in which the viewing platform is located, you will see, for example, Sněžka, Vraní hora, Králický Sněžník, Trosky, Orlické mountains, Bohemian-Moravian Highlands, Bezděz, Ralsko, Ještěd and others.

Undoubtedly the easiest way to the lookout tower is to be seduced by a cable car. The lookout tower is about 100 meters away from the upper station of the cable car.

During the summer holidays, it is open from 10:15 until 16:00. If the weather is nice, the opening hours are extended by an hour. Outside the summer holidays, you can get here on weekdays between 14:15 and 16:00. On weekends, it is open from 10:15 until 16:00.

The lookout tower on Montenegro near Jánské lázně is truly unique! Its construction consists of a former cable car pillar.
The history of the lookout towers in this place dates back to the 19th century. In 1896, a low wooden structure was built here. However, the capacity of tourists soon ceased to have enough capacity, so a ten-meter-high tower was built in its place. However, it had to be removed due to its poor technical condition. So still here until the 1920s.
During the following years, there was no lookout tower in Montenegro. It was not until 1977 that a television transmitter was built, visible from a great distance. However, it was used purely as a transmitter, not as a lookout tower.

The lookout tower was built in Montenegro until the end of the 1990s. At that time, the Panorama Association was responsible for the modification of mast No. 8, which was part of the former cable car, built in 1928. It was to serve as a lookout tower.
You can get to the viewing platform after climbing 106 steps in a one-way spiral staircase. It is specially adapted for winter operation. Eurotel took care of the financial protection.

Near this lookout tower there is the Černohorské rašeliniště with a wooden tower, which you can get to from there if you go about 2 km in the direction of Pec pod Sněžkou.

Author: Andrea Štyndlová