Krásenský hill - Czech republic
Krásno Hill is 777 metres high and is placed in distance of 1 km from the community of Krásno. The hill is partially afforested and on its top, stone look out tower is to be found. This building was constructed in 1930 within period of economic crisis. The project was made by Fritz Hoffmann and William Russ. The construction of look out tower gave labour possibility for 10 unemployed workers. It was solemny open for public on 23rd June 1935. Now, the tourist trail leads you up to the top. In 1997, the look out tower undergone the reconstruction.
In north direction, you can see the range of Iron Ore Mountains, including Klínovec. Further, in north-east direction, there are to be seen Doupov Hills, and in east direction, Vladař Hill (table hill). If you look at south-east direction, you can see Teplá Highlands, and in south direction, Podhorní Hill. In west, you can see, above table-plateau, tops of Slavkovský Forest, Lesný and Lysina Hills.
Text: Václav Zamba
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