WATCH: Spend a night in a TV tower in this Czech winter wonderland

2019-01-03 18:00
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Calling all architecture geeks - this hotel in Czechia's Liberec region in North Bohemia should definitely be on your bucket list.

The Jested hotel is a former TV tower from 1973, where the rooms resemble cabins on a spaceship shrouded by icy mists. Its walls are made up of exposed concrete, porcelain and Bohemian glass.  

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Extra care has been taken to retain its original furnishings, which still looks the same as it did in the 70s. This place can be reached via a cable car, cutting it off from the noise of the city.

The price for the hotel rooms range between R1 900 to R2 820 per room - breakfast included - dependent on the number of people staying, type of room and season.

How do you get to the hotel?

The closest city is Liberec, and you can get to the hotel by tram, foot or cableway from the train terminal station Horni Hanychov. 

To get to Liberec, the easiest would be to fly into Prague and take an hour bus-drive from Cerny Most metro station. The train takes twice as long.

As Czechia forms part of the European Union, you will need a Schengen visa to go.

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