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UNESCO World Cultural Heritage: Telč (PhotoSource Wikipedia)

 Tip 1:  Telč

 
Telč is a small town in South Moravia near Jihlava. The first
 
written reference about it dates 1315. In the 2nd half of the
 14th century the barons of Hradec built a Gothic castle with
 defending features in Telč. Baron Zachariáš of Hradec has
 initiated in 1550 the reconstruction and widening of the
 castle in a Renaissance palace. Besides chateau a long urban
 plaza with well conserved Renaissance houses are here. This
 completely intact town´s medieval centre has been
inscribed
 
on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1992.
 
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UNESCO World Cultural Heritage: Třebíč (PhotoSource: Wikipedia)

 Tip 2: Třebíč

 Třebíč is situated in
South Moravia on the Jihlava River 65 km
 westward from Brno.  St. Procopius´ Basilica was built here
 as a part of the Benedictine monastery at the beginning of the
 13th century. Old Jewish Quarter of Třebíč is testimony to the
 cultural traditions of the Jews in the central Europa. St.
 Procopius´Basilica and Jewish Quarter as witnesses of the
 coexistence of Jewish and Christian cultures from the Middle Age
 till today
has been
inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List
 in 2003.

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UNESCO World Cultural Heritage: Olomouc (PhotoSource: Wikipedia)

 Tip 3:  Olomouc - Holy Trinity Column

 
Olomouc is a city with 110,000 inhabitans in Moravia located on
 the Moravia River. It was founded in the 10th century, first
 written reference is from 1017.
First traces of settlement are
 40,000 years old. The most known monument in Olomouc is the
 Holy Trinity Column on the Upper Square finished in 1754 and
 consegrated in presence of the Empress Maria Theresa and her
 husband Francis I. This admirable monument has been inscribed
 on
the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2000.
 Other sights: St. Wenceslas Cathedral with talest tower in the
 Czech Republic  (100,6 m), Svatý Kopeček Hill, City Hall,
 Baroque fountains, St. Michael´s Church, St. Maurice Church.


 Bus and train connection with Olomouc town - click here.

UNESCO World Cultural Heritage: Kroměříž (PhotoSource: Wikipedia)

 Tip 4:  Kroměříž

 
Kroměříž - a beautiful historic town, founded in 1260, today with
 almost 30,000 inhabitants is located
on the Moravia River in the
 Zlín region (Moravia). The Baroque Kroměříž Bishop´s Chateau
 is the main landmark of the town. The Pleasure Garden and 
 Chateau at Kroměříž
has been inscribed on the UNESCO World 
 Heritage List in 1998.
 Other sights: Museum of
Kroměříž with permanent exhibition of
 Max Schvabinský paintings, Parish Church of the Blessed Virgin
 Mary, Church of St. John the Baptist, Church of St. Maurice,
 Church of St. Cyril and Methodius, Chapel of the Holy Cross.

 Bus connection with Kroměříž - click here.
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UNESCO World Cultural Heritage: Brno - Villa Tugendhat (PhotoSource: Wikipedia)

 Tip 5:  Brno city - Villa Tugendhat
 

 
Brno with 380,000 inhabitants is the 2nd largest city in the
 Czech Republic. Brno region is settled since the 5th century,
 
Brno town was founded in 1146 and acknowledged as town in
 
1243 by Václav I. St. Peter and Paul's Cathedral and Špilberk
 Castle are the main landmarks of the city.
Villa Tugendhat as an
 example of modern functionalistic architecture
has been
 inscribed on the UNESCO World  Heritage List in 2002.
 Other sights: Mahen Theatre - first building in the world using
 Edison´s electric lamps, St. Michael Church, St. Mary Magdalene
 Church, St. Thomas Church, Comenius Church, St. Venceslas
 Orthodox Church, St. James Church, Synagogue and Jewish
 cemetery, Brno Exhibition Center, Masaryk University.

 
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UNESCO World Cultural Heritage: Valtice (PhotoSource: www.zamky-hrady.cz)

 Tip 6: Valtice - Valtice Castle.

 
Valtice is a town in South Moravia with a known landmark
 
Valtice Castle built in Baroque style. It was designed as the seat
 of the ruling dukes of Lichtenstein in the 18th century. The
 Lichtenstein family transformed in the 18th and 19th century
 the area round Valtice into some large landscape parks with
 beautiful English gardens, Romantic follies, ponds & water
 reservoirs, colonnade with Corinthial pillars, Temple of Diana
 (Rendezvous), Roman victorious Arc and other Neoclassical
 structures and pavilions.  As en example of human creativity

 i
nscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1996.
 
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UNESCO World Cultural Heritage: Lednice - Lednice castle (PhotoSource: Wikipedia)

 Tip 7:  Lednice Chateau 
 Lednice is a village in South Moravia with a known
landmark
 
Lednice Chateau. Originally it was a Gothic fortress, then a
 Renaissance villa and later in the 17th century it became a
 summer residence of the ruling dukes of Lichtenstein. The
 Lichtenstein family rebuilt last the castle in neo-Gothic style
 1846 -1858 and transformed in the 18th and 19th century the
 area round Lednice into some large landscape parks with
 beautiful English gardens, Romantic follies, ponds & water
 reservoirs, pavilions, artificial ruins of medieval castle and
 minaret.  As an example of human creativity inscribed
on the
 UNESCO World Heritage List in 1996.

 
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 Our tip: Falconry Zayferus

UNESCO World Cultural Heritage: Ždár nad Sázavou - St. Ján Nepomucký Church (PhotoSource: Wikipedia)

 Tip 8:  Ždár nad Sázavou - St. John of Nepomuk Church

 
Ždár nad Sázavou
is located at the frontier of Bohemia and
 Moravia in the picturesque region of Bohemian-Moravian
 Highland. Ždár as a small town was first time mentioned in a
 charter from 1293. Ždár gained town rights in 1607.
 The pilgrimage church of John of Nepomuk on Green Hill
 (built 1719 - 1722) was inscribed on the UNESCO World
 Heritage List in 1993.

 Other sights: Castle
Ždár nad Sázavou, Museum of Book, Gallery
 of the Kinsky´s Noble family.

 
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Mikulov - Mikulov Chateau & Pálava Landscape Protected Area

 Tip 9: Mikulov (Nikolsburg) - Mikulov Chateau

 
Mikulov - one of the wine centres in Moravia - is a town in South Moravia on the border with Austria.
The UNESCO Biosphere
 reserve Pálava Landscape Protected Area begins at Mikulov
 town.
There are many vineyards, grapes and wine cellars
 
in the surroundings of the town today.
 
Sights: Chateau complex with wine-making museum, Jewish
 Quarter, Dietrichstejn Tomb, Holy Little Hill (Svatý Kopeček).

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UNESCO World Cultural Heritage: Litomyšl (PhotoSource: Wikipedia)

 Tip 10: Litomyšl town

 
Litomyšl is a charm town in East Bohemia near the border with
 Moravia
(Pardubice Region). It is located on the site of an older
 fortifield settlement on the Trstenice path - an important trading
 route - linking Bohemia and Moravia in the Middle Age. Litomyšl
 is the birthplace of Bedřich Smetana - known Czech composer
 (1824 - 1884).
 
Sights: Renaissance castle from the 16th century -  today 
 UNESCO World Heritage
, castle park, Smetana´s house,
 Smetana square with Renaissance and Baroque houses,
 House At the Knights (U Rytířů), Town Hall.

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