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Culture of Liberec. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

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 architect was Franz Neumann. In the second half of the 19th century, Liberec had the status of a major industrial center, so the new Town Hall was to become the embodiment of its wealth and prosperity. The spectacular Town Hall building, which looks more like a palace, continues to be used for its original purpose to this day. The main feature of the building is the tower, which rises to the height of 65 meters, a statue of a knight is installed on its top.
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In the vicinity of the city, you can find the ancient Bezděz Castle, which is a vivid example of Gothic architecture. The castle's construction was carried out in the second half of the 13th century. It became one of the most important defensive centers for the region. By the 17th century, it has survived many battles but remained intact. The building suffered the most during the Thirty Years War when the Swedish troops have managed to capture the castle for the first time in its history.
In the 17th century, a monastery was founded in the castle and some important relics were brought here. Bezděz became a pilgrimage center, every year it was visited by over 40,000 people. In 1932, the castle became a property of Karl Wallenstein, a descendant of one of the fortress' last owners. A large-scale reconstruction that has begun under his guidance is still ongoing. The fortress stands on a hilltop so during the tour travelers will have the opportunity to check some excellent viewpoints. Copyright
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Guests of Liberec will also have a chance to visit Frýdlant Castle dating back to the same 13th century. It was built to protect nearby villages and towns from robbers and thieves. At the beginning of the 17th century, the prominent commander Albrecht von Wallenstein became the owner of the fortress. Despite the numerous battles the castle has survived, it has been perfectly preserved and converted into a museum. It keeps rich collections of old antique furniture, works of art, weapons, as well as books and craft works. A significant part of the museum exhibits belongs to the 16th-17th centuries.
Sonderzug von Dresden nach Liberec Many other interesting architectural monuments have been preserved within the city, including Valdstejnske domky. These houses were built in the late 17th century, there were a lot of similar houses at that time in the city. They are distinguished by very beautiful facade decoration made of wood. Only a few unique architectural monuments have survived to this day. An interesting monument of the late 19th century is Villa of Theodor Liebieg, which once belonged to one of the wealthy local industrialists. Studies have shown that the beautiful villa was erected on the site of early medieval buildings. Now the villa is surrounded by a vast garden. Since the completion of its construction, the estate has not undergone a single major reconstruction and retained its unique romantic style.
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Another monument of the late 19th century is Johan Liebig Palace built in the best traditions of classicism. The best time to visit the castle is the summer, as it is framed by a picturesque landscaped garden. On one of the main historic streets, you can see Liberecky Zamek, one of the oldest buildings that have managed to survive in the city.
Sonderzug von Dresden nach Liberec The castle was built to protect the town in the 16th century. Over time, the territory of Liberec expanded rapidly, so the castle turned out to be surrounded by new streets on all sides. The building's main characteristic is that it was built of brick, which was completely untypical of local architecture of the 16th century. Now the historical monument stands out for its bright red-and-white facade and many architectural elements dating back hundreds of years. The historic castle is closed to visitors so guests of the city can only admire it from the outside.
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The main religious monument of Liberec is the Church of St. Anthony the Great founded in the 16th century. The church has always been the tallest building in the historical district with a 70-meter-high tower. The shrine is remarkable for its rich interior decoration and many unique religious artifacts. The main treasure of the church is an old organ, the sound of which would fascinate even those who have never been interested in organ music before.
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Public palaces near Liberec
♥   Palace 'Troja Palace' , 85.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Belvedere' , 86.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Kinsky Palace' , 87.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Kolowrat Palace' , 88 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Clam-Gallas Palace' , 88.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Lobkowicz Palace' , 88.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Palfy Palace' , 88.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Cathedrals and basilicas near Liberec
♥   Bazilika Panny Marie Pomocnice křesťanů, Jiříkov, 40.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Kathedrale St. Jakobus, Görlitz, 42.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Bazylika św. Erazma i św. Pankracego, Jelenia Góra, 49.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Dom St. Petri, Bautzen, 64.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Bazylika Wniebowzięcia NMP i św. Mikołaja, Bolesławiec, 65.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Bazilika sv. Jakuba Většího, Praha, 87.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Katedrála sv. Klimenta, Praha, 88.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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