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Fortunately I visited with a Czech friei who was able to expand on its background. We were able to... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
John G
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We went on top ob the Bata's Skyscraper and visited the museum, it offers a look back into the 1930... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
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Trida Tomashe Bati 21, Zlin 760 01, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Fortunately I visited with a Czech friei who was able to expand on its background. We were able to visit s floor that has been kept in original design. The elevator office was fascinating

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank John G
Reviewed 11 June 2018

We went on top ob the Bata's Skyscraper and visited the museum, it offers a look back into the 1930 and the industrial revolution.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

If you're in Zlin, then a visit to the top of Building 21 is definitely worth it. This was one of the first high-rise buildings in Europe - actually the second tallest pre-war skyscraper after the Boerentoren in Antwerp. Last time we visited we took...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Richard_and_Petra
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Leaving the story of Bata, this building contains some memorabilia of the time where it used to make shoes but going all the way to the top (not using the bizarre rolling elevator) will give you an unparallel point of view of the city (Zlin...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank rodrigoelp
Reviewed 26 July 2017

The visit is free but there is a café located on the rooftop so you can spend some more time there if you want.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Taransee
Reviewed 15 June 2017

An all round beautiful view of Zlin. Well worth the visit, especially on a sunny day. We had coffee and cake at the sky café. The service and coffee was OK. The cake was delicious. Looks like it might be a great little sky bar...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank CoreLogic
Reviewed 16 February 2017

I recommend this atraction to everyone! It is free, there is nice view and you can get some tea, hot chocolate, cakes and so on in nearby cafe. There is also Baťa exhibition.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Jakub F
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Unfortunately, I was visiting in winter, weather was foggy, so could not admire all the view. Nevertheless, it was great to see whole city from above and get to know istory of the skyscraper.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank 0_nika_0
Reviewed 28 November 2016

+ free admission + best paromatic view in zlin + cafe to relax with desserts + fast lifts to get to the top

Date of experience: December 2015
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Building 21 was one of the tallest buildings in Europe when built, well worth a visit for the views of the city, a break at the coffee shop on top, checking out the continuous elevator (not sure of the official name), and the first floor...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank RDCononver
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