Trzni Kolonada - Karlove Vary, Czech Republik

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The settlement called Vary (Boiling Water) was founded around 1350. Town owes its present name the Roman Emperor Charles IV (1355-1378), who stayed here in 1370 and gave the town its charter. Name of Karlovy Vary is a combination of the Slavic name of the emperor and the name of hot springs. For over two hundred years the village consisted of little more than a hundred buildings, but in the mid-seventeenth century, after the Thirty Years War, became fashionable among the aristocracy and began to expand. The final appearance of Carlsbad received in the late nineteenth century. In the nineteenth century the town began to grow beyond the narrow valley of the river Warm and marched along with the buildings on the slopes of the Erzgebirge mountains. Most of the current building dates from this period. Number of residents and visitors to the resort has increased considerably in 1870-1871 when he was brought to Karlovy Vary turn. Terraced buildings - health resort lies at altitudes ranging from 370 to 644 m above sea level gives it a distinctive landscape. Gothic and Renaissance architecture was completely destroyed by fire in 1604. Rebuilt in baroque style city was burned again in 1759, remained only the church of Mary Magdalene. At the turn of the century theater was built, the post office, some spas and hotels. Today the restored - while maintaining the Art Nouveau style, delight with their beauty.
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Zbigniew Pilip
Distinguish Silver

Szerokosc geograficzna: 50° 13' 24" N, Dlugosc geograficzna: 12° 52' 58" E see »

Lokalizacja: Drahovice, Czech Republic

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Trzni Kolonada - Karlove Vary, Czech Republik

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The settlement called Vary (Boiling Water) was founded around 1350. Town owes its present name the Roman Emperor Charles IV (1355-1378), who stayed...

Snowy Pits (Śnieżne Kotły,Schneegruben) in Giant Mountains (Karkonosze), Poland

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Śnieżne Kotły (1,175 m (3,855 ft), Czech: Sněžné jámy, German: Schneegruben) are two glacial cirques in the western Krkonoše mountains (Giant...

On the slope of Sniezka Montain (Schneekoppe) in Giant Mountains (Karkonosze), Poland

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Śnieżka or Sněžka  (in Polish and Czech, Schneekoppe in German) is a mountain on the border between the Czech Republic and Poland, the most...

Castle in Nove Mesto over Metuja, Czech Republic

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The view from a square between the castle and marketplace in Nove Mesto over Metuja River.

View from the Szczeliniec Wielki (Große Heuscheuer), Lower Silesia, Poland

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The view fron the natural platform placed in front of refuge on the top Szczeliniec Wielki (Große Heuscheuer) in Stolowe Montain...

Karkonos, refuge ”Dom Slaski” in the near of Sniezka top (Schneekoppe), south-western Poland

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The highest placed refuge in Karkonos, a part of Sudeten Montain. In the near of it the higest top in that montain: Sniezka (Schneekoppe): 1602 m.

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