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Biskupska kupa tower

Local name: Rozhledna Biskupská kupa

Biskupia Kopa is a peak 890 m above sea level located on the Polish-Czech border. At its top stands an 18-meter stone lookout tower in the form of a slightly cut octagon. From the observation gallery you can admire the panorama of Jeseníky, Gold and Opawskie Mountains.

The first stone viewing platform at Biskupia Kopa was built in 1875. 15 years later a wooden observation tower was erected here, which, however, was damaged by lightning. A new stone tower was built to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the accession of Emperor Franz Josef to the throne in 1898. It is the oldest lookout tower in the Opawskie Mountains. After World War II, it was used by Czech television as a transmitter. Since 1996, after a thorough renovation, it has been serving tourists again.

It is an octagonal building with rounded corners. The viewing gallery is surrounded by an ornate attic-like balustrade. Information boards have been placed here to orientate oneself in the surrounding landscape. With good visibility and appropriate inversion conditions, the Tatra Mountains can be seen from the tower at Biskupie Kopie.


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    793 76 Zlaté Hory , Czechia