Tower of the Deanery Church
The big tower of the Dean's Church of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary in Písek, a total of 72 m in height, was built in 1489 as a municipal watchtower. At a height of 42 metres, there was a guard’s flat. In 1555 the tower was damaged by fire. The characteristic image of it was supplemented by 4 clock faces with inverted hands after the mid-19th century. You can climb to the gallery by a comfortable a 210-step wooden staircase. As you ascend, you will also see four modern bells with a total weight of 3.3 tons.
Terms of the visits (reservation necessary):
XI-II Sat (except holidays) 13, 14, 15 h
III-V, IX-X Sat, Sun, holidays 13, 14, 15 h
VI daily except Mon 13, 14, 15, 16 h
VII-VIII daily except Mon 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 h
New in 2019 to 530 years of foundation of the Tower of Písek - evening visits on Fridays VI-VII 22 h, VIII 21 h
visit for groups of min. 5 and max. 15 people can be also arranged on request, please contact the Tourist information centre Písek.
Entrance fee – voluntary