The lookout tower of the Šrotík lighthouse
Visit a completely non-traditional lookout tower in the shape of a lighthouse! The reward will be not only an extraordinary experience, but also a truly magical view from the top of the tower!
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Interesting facts The lookout tower of the Šrotík lighthouse
This concrete lookout tower is located on the premises of Kovosteel on Brněnská Street no. 1372 in Stere Mesto. It is located at an altitude of 176 meters and its total height is 27 meters.
This lookout tower, opened to tourists in 2008, has a viewing platform located at a height of 23 meters and leads to a total of 96 steps. From the hill there is a beautiful view of the peaks of Chřiby, Buchlov Castle, the White Carpathians, the Old Town, the Kovosteel area and more.
You can easily get here from the center of the Old Town if you go in the direction of Brno. The lighthouse is visible from a distance and is located in the suburbs on Brněnská Street. Parking is possible near the Kovosteel complex.
From April to the end of October, you can get to the lookout tower daily from 10 am to 5 pm. There used to be tours here every hour, but today people go to the lookout tower on their own.
The lookout tower of a completely untraditional appearance of the seaside lighthouse forms a kind of symbol of the Kovosteel complex. It has been located here since 2007 at the entrance gate of the complex and thus dominates the motto of Kovosteel, namely "you will not get lost in the sea of waste with us". The total weight of the building is 25 tons.
The building consists of a concrete pedestal and seven parts three meters high, of which the tower is composed. The body of the lookout tower is sheet metal. In the lower part of the lookout tower there is an information center.
The official opening of the lookout tower took place on April 26, 2008 and was named Šrotík, which was attended by children from the local kindergarten. And if you have small children with you, they will certainly be interested in the unique Kovozoo in Europe, which is located in the same complex.
Author: Andrea Štyndlová