Central Telecommunication Building CETIN (Czech Telecommunications Infrastructure, Inc.)

monitoring center, the lower gallery of the main tower (14th floor), auditorium with batteries, and auditorium with technology

Saturday, Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Photos: Building's Archive

Transport: tram (Nákladové nádraží Žižkov)
Visiting Method: group tours of a limited size (identification upon entry)
program pro dětik dispozici hravé pracovní listy pro zvídavé dětidoprovodný programan exhibition of photographs and exhibits documenting the history of the building and developments in the field of telecommunicationsZákaz foceníallowed only in specific areas (tower, hallways, stairways)Toaletyobčerstvenívýhledypracovní listy OHPkatalog OHP

Address: Olšanská 2681/6, Praha 3
Year: 1972–1979, 1980 (opening ceremony, start of operation)
Architects: František Cubr, Josef Hrubý, Zdeněk Pokorný, František Štráchal and Vladimír Oulík

One of the dominants features of the Prague horizon used to be the biggest communications building in Europe with top quality technical equipment. During the visit you will see the “baterkárna” technology hall (“battery room“) and enjoy an unusual view of Prague from the lower gallery of the main tower, whose corridors and underground used to be called Prague’s Mordor.