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This structure simultaneously love and hate. It is called the ugliest building in Prague and Europe, and at the same time one of the symbols of the city.

I do not like it for the fact that during the construction was destroyed the old Jewish cemetery. And because she allegedly spreading harmful radiation. Yet, because it does not fit into the overall look of old Prague and is violating its harmony. But many tend to get on its observation deck to see Prague from the bird's-eye view. Still, it's the tallest building in the Czech Republic.

And yet there is a restaurant and a hotel with a unique number, which costs 650 euros per night ...

Today, the story of Zhishkovskoy TV tower in Prague.

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Zhishkovskaya Tower was built relatively recently - in 1992, becoming the most salient landmarks of Prague. Released in the first place, in height - it can be seen from almost anywhere, where would happen to be.

It is not like the usual TV tower and even somewhat reminiscent of some kind of machine, the barrel sticking up out of the city ..

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lowered, she looks a little different, and much less futuristic.

Tower consists of three concrete pillars, cross-linked sites. On them is telecommunications equipment, meteorological laboratory, restaurant, hotel and observation deck at the top tier. And on it you will notice strange Little Indians, crawling up and down the pillars of the tower.

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This sculptural composition is less well known than the tower on which it is located.

it is called "Babies" authorship of David Black, who appeared on the tower in 2000.

Most of the sites they write that one of the babies weighs 700 kg, is made of bronze and they are not just a decorative function, and balance the design itself. In fact, these sculptures are made of plastic, they were originally placed on the tower temporarily, but not so fond of Prague citizens, it was decided to leave them permanently. So what about any deliberate balancing of speech does not go).

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In general, the black kids has spread throughout the tower, both poles, and on cross-premises platforms.

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The TV Tower is unique from a technical point of view. Tower oscillations are suppressed by a special internal pendulum system, which includes a cylindrical steel tube 3 and 9 cabins. 3 cabins are arranged on a tube, the first of them at the height of 66 m, then stall observatory at a height 93 m, and is located above the cab broadcasting equipment. The foundation of the tower is located underground at a depth of 15 m. Tubes towers reach a height of 134 m.

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The observation deck of the tower is located on the 4th floor, at a height of 93 meters.

Climb it can be on the lift in just 20 seconds. However, the prepaid 190 crowns per ticket

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The observation deck is comprised of three connecting sections with panoramic windows, sofas and steklyannymt balls hanging-chairs in one of the rooms.

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Due to the fact that around absolutely no high-rise buildings, types of opened just crazy ...

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below the viewing platform, 3-em floor at a height of 66 meters is restaurant "Clouds "

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A great romantic place with a beautiful view of Prague.

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By the way, contrary to popular belief, prices are not exorbitant. I would even say they are the same as in the restaurants of Prague.

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The restaurant upstairs is twisted metal ladder, each step of which is devoted to one of the famous TV towers in the world.

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And the very top of a single room at the "One Room Hotel" cost 650 euros per day.

And how right I suggested in a comment to one of the previous posts in Prague, there is a pointer to the number, there is only a pointer to "Toilet", about which and is cherished door.

Unfortunately, at the time when I was in the tower, the room was occupied by married couples, so to see it and take pictures I could not ...

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