Liberec and Jablonec nad Nisou

Liberec

On the southwest edge of Liberec appears one of the main landmarks of the region – the mountain Ještěd. In the second half of the 20th century, a television transmitter grew here at an altitude of more than 1,000 m above sea level. From the city center you can get here by tram to Horní Hanychov. You can continue on foot, in which case be prepared to hike three kilometers. In the winter months, there are also opportunities for skiing thanks to the lifts and nine kilometers of slopes of varying difficulty.

When you live downtown, go to Dr. Edward Bene. There he stands Liberec City Hall, also offers sightseeing tours. Movie buffs can remember the photos taken at the location. These include the award-winning Czech Lions I Served the King of England and the Czech-German series Circus Humberto. If Ještěd is too difficult for you, the view from the local tower is sure to be a hit.

Liberec City Hall (right) at Dr. Edward Bene

Photo: Profimedia.cz

If you are lucky, it will open Post Office Cafe next to town hall. After its founding in the 19th century, it served people waiting for shipments to be sent to the neighboring post office. Usually it is impossible to get a loved one Liberec palace, but you can admire it from the adjacent park. Alternatively, head to Frýdlant, less than 30 kilometers away, where there is an accessible 13th-century castle and Renaissance castle.

Complex can be rest and rest Babylonian Center. These include the water park, the Funpark children’s entertainment center and the science and technology education site iQPARK. It is specially designed for children under 8 years old, others who are curious tend to go to the neighboring center iQLANDIA.

The whole family can be together too Liberec . Zoo in the Old Town near the sady Lidové tram circle. It was founded in 1904 and is the longest in the Czech territory. Originally, the foundation was founded in 1919, when researchers at the archives discovered its true age in preparation for its supposed centenary celebrations. Since 1994, the zoo has been breeding white tigers, an artificially bred form of the Indian tiger. On the nearest Lesní street there is an entrance to Liberec Botanical Gardens.

Tigers Shankar and Mia, born in Liberec . zoo

Photo: ZOO Liberec

On the way by tram from the zoo back to the center, you will pass on the right side North Bohemia Museum. Local expositions will acquaint you with the history of the city, the North Bohemia region and, among other things, by spreading music. It offers a slightly different take on the history of Liberec Civil defense cover. It was originally intended to serve as a tunnel for cars, but this did not happen. Need to book in advance, also arrange reservation and ticket sales Liberec City Information Center.

Those with an interest in automotive have the opportunity to head to Vratislavice nad Nisou on the outskirts of the city. It stands in them Birthplace of Ferdinand Porschewhere he lived until he was 18 years old. In 2016, a museum commemorating the life and work of the designer Volkswagen Type 1 known as the Beetle opened here.

Auto Union Typ C Grand Prix at Ferdinand Porsche’s Birthplace in Liberec

Photo: koda Auto

Jablonec nad Nisou

Vratislavice is part of the border between Liberec and Jablonec nad Nisou. But you will drive to the center of Jablonec for a few more kilometers. But you won’t be bored there either. Glass and Jewelery Museum remember how this city gained world fame. You will also get acquainted with the materials used to make jewelry. The museum also includes Kristiánov’s workplace in nearby Bedřichov.

The story of endless jewelry is presented by the Jablonec Museum.

Photo: msb-jablonec.cz

Around the museum you will find euro centera place for culture and social action. See what to expect during your visit to the city. You can also experience social life in some common fireplace. Its layout at the bottom is shown on the summary map. But pay attention Operation Rules.

In the early 1930s, he grew up in the middle new town hall building on Peace Square. Offering tours, you can also climb the tower and admire the surrounding scenery. The nearby old town hall from the 19th century serves as the centerpiece of the city’s library. On the other hand, if you want to see the center from above, aim at Petřín’s point of view in Vrkoslavice in the south of the city.

According to your own interests, you can use or modify the walking routes offered, which are presented by Jablonec nad Nisou himself website. They allow you to gain the ability to orient yourself in the center or see the architectural gems of the city.

The Toy Museum in Jablonec nad Nisou collects all kinds of children’s entertainment.

Photo: muzeum-hracek-jablonec.cz

Went with kids to toy museum and show them what was confiscated in the second half of the 20th century. However, this visit is not suitable for people with mobility problems, as access is a barrier in homes without an elevator.

You will experience moments of complete relaxation on the shores of the Jablonec Sea, as the locals call it Meeno Dam. Apart from swimming and water sports, the area also offers several sports fields and floating barracks. This will give you more information about the city’s current entertainment and leisure offerings Jablonec nad Nisou . tourist information center.

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