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Sightseeing in the Krkonose Mountains' region

enlarge picture: Sightseeing in the Krkonose Mountains'  region * Krkonose Mountains (Giant Mts)

This region has a long and eventful history. No wonder it abounds with objects and places of interest: castle ruins, beautifully restored renaissance palaces, baroque churches, manors, arcade market squares, Krkonose Mountains wooden houses, look-out towers and military facilities from the 1940s. In addition, a number of museums provide information about the region's history, handicraft and nature. There's something for everyone.


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(found: 12 out of 175 records in category: Sightseeing)

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Augustinian Monastery Vrchlabí * Krkonose Mountains (Giant Mts)

Augustinian Monastery

The Augustinian monastery in Vrchlabí was founded by Maxmilian and Wenzel Morzin in 1705. His brother…
Historical sight Three Houses Vrchlabí * Krkonose Mountains (Giant Mts)

Three Houses

When the house No. 222 was reconstructed from 1976 to 1981 the craftsmen discovered the initials WR and…
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Castle Vrchlabí * Krkonose Mountains (Giant Mts)


Constructed in 1545 – 1546 by Kryštof of Gendorf is one of the earliest buildings of the Renaissance…
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Castle Jilemnice * Krkonose Mountains (Giant Mts)


The House of Křinečtí of Ronov set up the castle in the 16th century. Later it was inherited by the Harants…
Historical sight Town Hall Jilemnice * Krkonose Mountains (Giant Mts)

Town Hall

Where the present town hall stands today most probably there used to stand a parish hall in the Middle…
Historical sight The curious alley Jilemnice * Krkonose Mountains (Giant Mts)

The curious alley

This street's buildings are a well preserved collection of domestic architecture of its time. Most of…
Church St. Joseph's Church Dolní Dvůr * Krkonose Mountains (Giant Mts)

St. Joseph's Church

Dolní Dvůr
The local church of St. Joseph's was build between 1802-1806, the vicarage in 1807. Both buildings were…
Museum City Museum Žacléř Žacléř * Krkonose Mountains (Giant Mts)

City Museum Žacléř

The Exposition is divided in four permanent departments. The historic part deals with the region's history…
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Stachelberg Fortress  Žacléř * Krkonose Mountains (Giant Mts)

Stachelberg Fortress

This huge fort (bunker) stands close to the Babí village near Trutnov. During WWII it was a part of the…
Historical sight Wang  * Krkonose Mountains (Giant Mts)


The upper town district of Karpacz features the wooden ancient-nordic church Wang, dating back to the…
Historical sight Chojnik  * Krkonose Mountains (Giant Mts)


The castle ruin lies on the Polish side of Giant Mountains just above Sobieszow (627 m). The first mention…
Lookout The observation tower of Žalý Benecko * Krkonose Mountains (Giant Mts)

The observation tower of Žalý

This is the only stone observation tower in the Giant Mountains. Earl Jan (John) Harrach had it built…
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Chalet Samotnia

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pict: Observatory Upice - Úpice

Observatory Upice