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Sightseeing in the Krkonose Mountains' region

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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)

Historical sight
Monastery
Augustinian Monastery Vrchlabí * Krkonose Mountains (Giant Mts)

Augustinian Monastery

Vrchlabí
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

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

Castle

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

Castle

Jilemnice
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

Jilemnice
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

Jilemnice
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

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

Stachelberg Fortress

Žacléř
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)

Wang

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

Chojnik

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

Benecko
This is the only stone observation tower in the Giant Mountains. Earl Jan (John) Harrach had it built…
 
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Mountain village Paseky nad Jizerou

Paseky nad Jizerou