Baťa's Skyscraper - Building No. 21

Local name21
LocationZlín, Czechia

Baťa's Skyscraper, also known as Building No. 21 is a skyscraper in Zlín, Czech Republic. It is 77.5 metres high and has sixteen floors. It was the administration building of the shoemaking factory Bata Shoes. Now it is headquarters of the Zlín Region. This building was one of the first high-rise buildings in Europe—being the third tallest pre-war skyscraper after Madrid's Telefónica Building and Antwerp's Boerentoren. The building is in constructivist architecture was designed by Vladimír Karfík. It was built between 1936 and 1938 at the instruction of Jan Antonín Baťa.

Originally, the administration offices were to be concentrated in three interconnected three-story buildings. However, architect Karfík came up with a design of a high-rise building and eventually got Jan Antonín Baťa for his idea.

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Baťův mrakodrap - Budova… @ Martin Kucera

Opening hours

Open daily 10 AM - 9 PM


Free entrance.

More information and contact


Official Website

Phone +420 577 043 927

Address 21. budova - Zlínský mrakodrap, Jana Antonína Bati, Zlín 762 72, Czech Republic

Coordinates 49°13'23.356" N 17°39'32.049" E

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