Giant, Giant Mountains, Czech Paradise


  • Újezd ​​pod Troskami Read more>

    Újezd ​​pod Troskami

    Újezd ​​pod Troskami is located in the north-western part of Jicin district, adjacent to the Semily district, on the I / 35 road. The village lies below the famous Trosky Castle, which is located nearby and is a significant landmark of the Bohemian Paradise, which is popular with tourists. The church is a typical building for the village. John the Baptist from 1874. The first written report on [...]

  • Benecko lookout tower Žalý photography Read more>

    Benecko lookout tower Žalý photography

    Benecko is a Krkonoše village located in Jilemnicka, in the north-eastern part of Semily district. It consists of eight parts (Benecko, Dolni Stepanice, Horni Stepanice, Mrklov, Rychlov, Stepanicka Lhota, Zákoutí and Žalý). It lives around 1 100. The center of gravity of the benefit region has shifted over time according to the prevailing economic activities. The original historical center of settlement was Horní Štěpanice - [...]

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    Jablonec nad Jizerou

    The town of Jablonec nad Jizerou is located in the district of Semily in the Liberec region. It lives around 1 700. Since nearby Jablonec nad Nisou (formerly called Jablonec nad Jizerou), the name of Jablonec or Jablonec was also used. The name of Jablonec nad Jizerou is used by this municipality since 1916. 1492 has been in [...]

  • Krkonoše from the height of the photo Read more>

    Krkonoše from the height of the photo

    The wider mountain range, including today's Krkonoše, was described in antiquity as Sudetenland, which is probably Celtic origin (most commonly translated as the Bohemian Mountains) or Balkan origin (translated as Kozí hory). Klaudios Ptolemaios (probably 85-165) used Sudetayle (from the Ore Mountains) and Askiburgion (especially the Jeseníky Mountains, near the vandal town of Askiburgium, maybe [...]

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