Nowadays Liberec offers various tourist attractions. The city boasts of numerous important buildings, such as the City Hall, F. X. Šalda Theatre, Museum of Northern Bohemia, Ještěd Viewing Tower, Babylon Leisure Centre and other cultural and historical sights. Liberec is also an ideal place for walks or hiking tours in its environs or in the Jizerské hory.
Places of interest:
City Hall – The Neo-Renaissance-style building of Liberec Town Hall was built in 1893 according to a design by F. Neumann, a Viennese architect. It is well-known for its similarity to Vienna Town Hall.
Liberec Chateau – The chateau in Liberec was built in the Renaissance style. The construction was completed in 1587. The valuable Renaissance chapel built at the beginning of the 17th century is well-preserved.
Ještěd is the highest mountain peak (1,012 m) of the Ještěd-Kozákov Ridg. From the summit there are views into Germany and Poland. On the summit is the Ještěd Tower restaurant, hotel and television tower, designed by Karel Hubáček.
The Babylon Centre is the largest in-door amusement, community and hotel complex in the Czech Republic. This unique project was built on the premises of an abandoned textile factory with an area of 25,000 m2 in 1997.
The Liberec Zoo is the oldest in the Czech Republic; it was built in 1919. The Liberec Zoo is specialised in breeding of rare and endangered animal species. The zoo is known for a rarity – white tigers.