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No 6 - The Three Crosses

Three Crosses
The Three Crosses are situated on Bukova hill, 555 metres above sea level. This symbol of Christianity, dominating above the river Teplá, traces its history back to the 17th century. In the 18th and 19th centuries the place of the Three Crosses was one of the most visited places in the whole of the Karlovy Vary area. And today it offers a wonderful view of the resort zone, the commercial centre, the town's outlying districts and the Krušné Hory hills. You can get here by following the yellow pathway indicators right from the Vřídlo Geyser. You can take bus number 8 as far as the stop Hurky, then head for the observation post and the restaurant called Věčný Život (Eternal Life). From there, about 1km along a forest footpath, passing the Otto hill, you will come to the Three Crosses. From the hills, the path leads down to the Panorama summerhouse and then on back to the centre of the town.