Inaugurated on Aug 20, 2000, managed by the Bükk National Park, the terrace of the lookout tower of wooden structure offers a unique view to the visitors: the Bükk Mountains terrain, appearing in different colors in every season, the Szalajka Valley, the outline of the forests, and the rooftops of houses of 13 mountain villages to the north.
Also the peaks of the High Tatras can be seen.
A few interesting facts about the lookout tower:
Height of the lookout tower up to the tip of the flag: 36 m
Height of the terrace: 20 m
Number of screws used: 16,000 pieces
Number of screw nuts: 32,000 pieces
Wooden material used: 138 m3, Siberian larch
Weight of the copper plate used: 1.8 tons
Concrete foundation: 330 m3
On foot from Szilvásvárad, along the Millennium Educational Trail, or by car from the Kalapati parking lot, near the road to the Bükk Plateau, just a 200-meter long walk.
GPS coordinates: N 48°5.742’ / E 20° 24.414’
The opening hours might change due to the weather conditions. In bad weather (storm, lightning, fog, freezing), it is closed.
Monday through Friday: between 10:00am and 5:00pm
Saturday – Sunday: between 10:00am and 6:00pm