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Address: Vrch pratelstvi 5/1, Karlovy Vary 360 01, Czech Republic
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+420 353 222 872
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09:00 - 17:45
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:45
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Diana is perhaps the most popular tourist attraction in Karlovy Vary. Take...

Diana is perhaps the most popular tourist attraction in Karlovy Vary. Take the funicular from colonnade street to get direct to this beautiful place incl. best famous look-out tower, 100 y. old restaurant, forest terrace, butterfly house and mini-zoo. Only in restaurant Diana you can eat surrounded by spa forests while watching our peacocks. From the look-out tower Diana you can take perfect photos of whole Karlovy Vary and surroundings. The butterfly house is a perfect goal of your trip in all weathers. On winter warm up by large fireplace in our historical restaurant, on summer surely use walking paths through the spa forests which starts right from our place. Visiting the "Tourist area Diana" will be nice and relaxing part of your trip to Karlovy Vary and you can come all year long.

Who has not been at the Diana Observation Tower, has not seen Karlovy Vary!

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Great walk and rest stop

Quite a steep half hour walk, or you can take the rail ride to the top. aka, the 'funicular' We walked up to get some exercise and enjoy the woods. View is great from the top... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Sliema, Malta
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Quite a steep half hour walk, or you can take the rail ride to the top. aka, the 'funicular' We walked up to get some exercise and enjoy the woods. View is great from the top of the lookout tower. Free access. Lift smelled of pee, alas. Go grab a bite to eat and a beer at the nearby restaurant.... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

On of the places which must be seen in Karlovy Vary. Fortunately there is a lift inside the tower. It is better to walk uphill, because when the cable tram arrives, there can be queues for the lift.

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Galway, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We originally heard spa town and wanted to spend a day at a spa in Karlovy Vary however as we would be travelling from Prague it made no sense. Confusion over the idea of the "Spas" led us to believe each spa would need to be paid for which is not true. We paid €12 or 330 local for our... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Max 30min by foot from city center will take you to this great viewpoint. Combine it with the deer jump lookout and some other viewpoints nearby which makes an easy walk (for people in the mid 30s ;)) of about 3hours round trip

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Ladner, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We take the gondola to go on the top and walked back through the wood downhill. Just a 20 Min Walk. Above is a nice restaurant with tables outside. If you want you can go up the tower to have a amazing view over Karlsbad.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's an old lighthouse situated on top of one of the mountains. You can go up by an elevator or 150 stairs. The view from the top is spectacular. There's not much else to do on the mountain besides the lighthouse. It is a very small petting zoo and a large restaurant that is quite expensive and not that good.... More 

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Nuremberg, Germany
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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Good to kill 30-45 minutes, nothing more. Funicular to go up and down the hill is good entertainment for kids. If you go up the tower, do it by foot, it is just 150 stairway steps. Nice view of Karlovy Vary from the top

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Munich, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

When we visited, we had heavy winds and the experience on the top was a little bit scary. The rails are quite low and the wind could easily push around lighter people.

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Sligo, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

The unique trip on the little train was charming and getting to the top was certainly a treat for the eyes. Snow covered mountains in the background and lovely town scenes of Carlsbad below.

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Reviewed 21 February 2017

Travelling with the cabin to the hill is unique experience and the view is spectacular. We recommend to buy a daily ticket for city transport that costs 80Kč and you can use also cabin Diana within this ticket and also travel round the city whole day. If you want to buy ticket just for Diana cabin - return ticket costs... More 

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