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Sightseeing in Liberec - what to see. Complete travel guide

Liberec Liberec is a capital of the Northern Czech. The town was founded in XIII century on the basis of an old fortress built in the region of ford of Garkovitsky flow. Steadily the settlement grew into a city. In 2010 the population of Liberec reached 105 thousand of people.
1. Liberec offers very comfortable weather conditions. It is never too hot here even in the height of summer, and in winter, severe frosts and winds are quite rare. 2. The city has a … Open
Liberec is an important center of textile industry. Here are well-developed the production of woolen, silk, cotton and other fabrics. Machine building and car manufacturing are also on a high level in Liberec. In this city are often conducted fair trades devoted to textile.
Tourists, who come to Liberec, may find particular interest in city’s Town Hall, which 65-meter tall tower is seen from all spots of the city; Church of Holy Crucifixion, St. Antonius Kostel, houses made of noggin strips in XVII century and many other places of interest. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Liberec is a wonderful city for families with children. Many of its sights are ideal for a family visit. In the city, there is an inventive scientific and entertainment center iQLANDIA. A … Open
Liberec is also famous for its zoo that celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2006. We recommend visiting the local botanic garden that is rich in various types of flora and is founded in XIX century.
If you enjoy shopping and various kinds of entertainments, you should definitely move your feet to the trading center named Babylon. It occupies the area of approximately 5.5 football fields. Babylon is the location of numerous restaurants, shops, wine cellars; in this center you will find a disco, playing areas, bowling, business center and even aqua and Luna parks. We can spend much time enumerating all advantages of this trading center, but it’s better simply visit it and understand that Babylon is a true “city within a city” and its name fits this center very well.
Liberec is the perfect place to explore traditional Czech cuisine. This city has many attractive restaurants offering not only a rich regional menu but also a special authentic atmosphere. … Open
The popular tourist destination is the summit of the Jested Mountain, on which the television tower is located. Like many other major television towers in the world, it offers tourists a lot of interesting entertainment. Within its walls is a small hotel, a restaurant with a panoramic view of the city and the highest observation deck in the city. Vacationers can get to the top of the hill on a cable car, which in itself, will be an unforgettable adventure.
The most significant religious monument of the city is the Church of the Holy Cross. This beautiful church is considered to be one of the best architectural monuments in the Baroque style in the world it managed to fully preserve its pristine decoration. The decoration of this church is as beautiful as its appearance. The church contains icons and religious accessories that were brought here several hundred years ago.
Liberec is the perfect place to explore the traditions and lifestyle of local population. Local residents are distinguished by an interesting character, a special attitude to their culture … Open
In the immediate vicinity of Liberec, you can also see many interesting historical sites. Less than half an hour from the city, there is the ancient Trosky Fortress. It was built during the Middle Ages. After the next battle, this fortress was almost completely destroyed. Despite the fact that today the fortress is almost entirely in ruins, it still does not stop curious tourists from visiting it.
Excursions to the Makhovo Lake, which is also located in the immediate vicinity of the city, are very popular among nature lovers. These picturesque places are especially interesting to visit in the warm season, when the shore of the lake is covered with dense vegetation. This relatively small body of water has become home to many waterfowl and other animals, which can be watched by all participants of the excursion.
The main historical symbol of Liberec is the old Town Hall, a striking Renaissance-style architectural monument. Its construction took place at the end of the 19th century, the main … Open
There are more than ten museums and art galleries in the city, among which, one of the most unusual is the Technical Museum. It contains a very interesting collection of old cars, motorcycles and other technical devices. Some of the exhibits devoted to the development of rail transport are located on the adjacent territory of the museum. Many of the exhibits here are exactly as they were found by the owners of the museum, so do not be surprised if among the beautiful retro cars there is an old, dust-covered and dried ivy machine. This museum is very popular among tourists with children. Many exhibits can be touched here, as well as sitting behind the wheel of old cars is allowed.
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Map of all castles
Survived castles around Liberec
♥   Castle 'Funkenburg' , 57.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Grodziec castle' , 66.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Liberec
♥   National Park 'Karkonoski Park Narodowy' , 40.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Landscape Park 'Park Krajobrazowy Doliny Bobru' , 49.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'České Švýcarsko' , 50.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Sächsische Schweiz' , 57.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Landscape Park 'Rudawski Park Krajobrazowy' , 59.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sights around Liberec from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Zamek Berstejn

From the series “Amazing Ancient Fortresses Preserved to This Day”
The ancient hotel castle still has a secret - the restaurant of national cuisine. The restaurant is not run by a well-known cook, but by the hotel owner, who cooks the dishes in the old-fashioned wood oven. The Burg-Hotel Bernstein is the ideal place for tourists who want to relax in a knight's style and enjoy the picturesque nature. It has to be noticed that the guests have to renounce many common things, like on the phone and the TV during the rest. An excellent alternative is the cozy living room with the old fireplace, the huge library and the garden designed golf course. … Read further

Hrad Trosky

From the series “The Most Inaccessible Buildings in the World”
It must be mentioned that this tower is the oldest element of the building. After the strong fire in 1428 he was the only surviving building. Despite its uniqueness and charm, Trosky is one of the most mysterious and unexplored castles in the world. All the documents that could lighten their history were burned in the numerous fires. Currently, the historical site is protected by the Institute of Heritage. Despite its impressive age, the castle has been well preserved and is open to visitors. … Read further

Sightseeing in Czech Republic: things to see

Besides interesting architectural landmarks, there are many beautiful parks and nature reserves in Czech. The so called “Czech Switzerland” is the most famous landmark of its kind. The reserve is located in the northern part of the country and features dense forests, deep canyons, mountain rivers, picturesque valleys, green hills and rocks. The Czech Paradise Park is a perfect place for camping and active rest. The park is located in the piedmont area, and it’s easy to reach it from such ancient cities as Turnov, Mlada Boleslav and Jicin that are located in the mountains. They are famous for magnificent religious buildings. It is also worth mentioning the Czech Caves National Park that had great archaeological and geological importance. … Open
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