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Points of interest - Olomouc region

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Basilica Minor of the Visitation of the Virgin Mary

Zobrazit detailThousands of pilgrims have winded their way to the Church of the Visitation of the Virgin Mary on Svatý Kopeček and it up until today ranks among the most well-known and most frequently visited pilgrimage sites in the Czech Republic.
Religious monuments

Bell Tower

Zobrazit detailThe bell tower is a massive Late-Renaissance structure with an interesting “cut out” pattern on top.
Religious monuments

Biskupská kupa (Bishop's Hill)

Zobrazit detailThe stone observation tower is located in the altitude of 891 meters, built in 1898. The place is a pedestrian border crossing to Poland. The rock composition of the hill is also interesting.
Lookout towers and viewpoints

Border fortifications near Staré Město pod Sněžníkem

Zobrazit detailBorder fortifications near Staré Město pod Sněžníkem These Czechoslovak border defence fortifications built over the years 1937 – 1938 against the aggression of fascist Germany, ranked at the time amongst the most efficient fortification systems in Europe.
Engineering monuments

Bouzov Castle

Zobrazit detailThis romantic castle, situated in the centre of forests, attracts foreign and Czech tourists alike. Bouzov Castle is the most visited monument in Central Moravia and one of the most popular castles in the Czech Republic. It has been used as the setting for dozens of films, especially fairy tales.
Castles

Castle and Chateau Kolštejn

Zobrazit detailThe first reference to the castle in Branná dates back to the year 1325 and a tour of the chateau and castle today includes the renaissance chateau of the lower...
Castles

Cemetery's Church of the Holy Cross.

JavornikZobrazit detailOne of the oldest buildings in the region.
Religious monuments

Farní kostel sv. Havla

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Former Ursuline Convent

Zobrazit detailThis huge complex of buildings with a chapel came into existence in the 19th century for the Wroclav convent of the order of St. Ursuline, which played an essen...
Religious monuments

Hačky Mill

Zobrazit detailThe German-style wooden windmill with six blades dates to 1923.
Engineering monuments

Hradisko Monastery in Olomouc

Zobrazit detailThe monastery came into being in the 11th century as the seat of Benedictines. The monks, however, were forced to leave against their will in the 12th century and were replaced by Premonstratensians.
Religious monuments

Hranice Chateau

HraniceZobrazit detailThe history of Hranice Castle begins with the construction of a stronghold, first mentioned in the late 14th century. Later the stronghold was rebuilt into a castle, which was then extended by the Lords of Pernštejn.
Chateaus

Chateau Bruntál

Zobrazit detailThis chateau in the shape of a circle with a renaissance arcade courtyard and a clock tower, has available a unique tour of the grounds.
Chateaus

Chateau Jánský Vrch

JavornikZobrazit detailThis ancient seat of the Wroclaw bishops, laid out on a spur of land above the town, is first mentioned as a Gothic castle as early as the year 1307. It was reconstructed into a Renaissance chateau over the years 1482–89 and later underwent Baroque changes which now make it one of the best preserved examples of this style in the Czech part of Silesia.
Chateaus

Church of St. Peter and St. Paul

Zobrazit detailChurch of St. Peter and St. Paul
Religious monuments

Jednov Mill

Zobrazit detailThis Dutch-style windmill was built in 1842. In 1952 its new owners converted the structure into a home.

Engineering monuments

Jewish cemetery

Zobrazit detailThe Tovačov Jewish cemetery at Podvalí was begun in the 17th century on the ignominious site of the former Lord's kennels.
Religious monuments

Jewish Cemetery

Zobrazit detailThe cemetery was opened in 1882; in 1956 tombstones were transferred from the old cemetery, which was transformed that year into a small park.
Religious monuments

Jewish cemetery in Loštice

Zobrazit detailThe cemetery was established in 1554 and has survived in its original appearance and size.
Religious monuments

Jewish cemetery in Úsov

Zobrazit detailThe first Jewish cemetery in Úsov existed as early as the mid-15th century.
Religious monuments

Kaple sv. Jiří

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Kostel sv. Anny

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Lipník nad Bečvou Chateau

Zobrazit detailThe chateau essentially retained its Renaissance appearance during the time of the Lords of Dietrichstein, who owned the domain until the year 1858. The chateau and the adjacent farming wing underwent large-scale Neo-classicist reconstruction in the 1860s. Today the chateau serves as the seat of the Lipník nad Bečvou Town Office.
Chateaus

Litovel Town Hall Tower

Zobrazit detailLitovel Town Hall Tower
Lookout towers and viewpoints
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