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Jablonec nad Nisou is an architecturally young city. Its greatest boom did not take place until the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th centuries. The city is home to unmistakable traces of the art nouveau, functionalist and neo-renaissance architectural styles. Its cultural wealth was and continues to be associated with the fragile beauty of glass products and custom jewellery.

6 04, 2020

Jablonec in an hour

2022-03-15T09:56:25+01:00Categories: Architecture for connoisseurs, Monuments and culture, Hiking|Tags: , |

A tip for a short walk around the most important monuments for easy orientation in the city centre. Kostelní ul. (kostel, infocentrum) – Komenského ul. (pěší zóna) – Mírové náměstí (radnice) – ul. Gen. Mrázka (divadlo, pošta) – ul. 28. října (exportní vily) – Horní nám. [...]

Délka: 3 km Převýšení: 45 m Doba: 1 hod.
7 04, 2020

A tour of the famous villas of Jablonec

2022-03-15T10:02:41+01:00Categories: Architecture for connoisseurs, Monuments and culture, Hiking|Tags: , , , |

This undemanding walk around the city will acquaint you with 9 famous Jablonec villas and it is mainly designed for lovers of architecture. Now as before, the majority of the villas are in the hands of private owners and as such it is only possible to [...]

Délka: 4 km Převýšení: 39 m Doba: 1.5 hod.
25 04, 2020

Art nouveau Jablonec

2022-03-17T09:27:50+01:00Categories: Architecture for connoisseurs, Monuments and culture, Hiking|Tags: , , , |

Not many cities can boast such a large number of art nouveau buildings as Jablonec. If you like decorative façades, lines, curves, shapes of a botanical nature or masks (three-dimensional decorative elements in the form of human or animal faces), set off with us in search of [...]

Délka: 4.6 km Převýšení: 71 m Doba: 1.5 hod.
29 12, 2019

The Museum of Glass and Costume Jewellery

2022-01-26T15:12:46+01:00Categories: The greatest selection of Czech costume jewellery, Monuments and culture, Tourist destinations, Museums and exhibitions|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Museum of Glass and Costume Jewellery in Jablonec nad Nisou is the only one of its type in the world. Located in the former export house of Zimmer & Schmidt, it offers selections of its completely unique collections of costume jewellery and the largest exhibition [...]

29 12, 2019

The Hásek Villa

2021-02-08T15:29:37+01:00Categories: Architecture for connoisseurs, Monuments and culture|Tags: , , |

The villa was built for the successful Jablonec costume jewellery exporter Jaroslav Hásek and his family. The inspiration for it came from the Wohnung und Werkraum (WUWA) exhibition in Bratislava where he was intrigued by the design of a family home by the architect Heinrich Lauterbach. [...]

29 12, 2019

The Jablonec Town Hall

2022-03-24T09:13:57+01:00Categories: Architecture for connoisseurs, Monuments and culture, Lookout towers and observation points|Tags: , , , , |

The new town hall in Jablonec nad Nisou (the seat of the Municipal Authority) was built in 1931–1932 and it is an excellent example of the functionalist architectural style. In summer, it is possible to head up the town hall tower, which provides an excellent view [...]

27 12, 2019

The Schmelowský Villa

2021-02-08T15:26:16+01:00Categories: Architecture for connoisseurs, Monuments and culture|Tags: , |

Experts consider the villa to be an excellent example of the aerodynamic functionalism of the Wroclaw school. It was designed by the architect Heinrich Lauterbach for the dermatologist Friedrich Schmelowský and his wife Marie. The Schmelowský Villa stands in a quiet area of greenery. From Opletalova [...]

29 12, 2019

The City Theatre

2021-04-12T12:43:18+02:00Categories: Monuments and culture|Tags: , , |

The Jablonec theatre was built more than one hundred years ago (1907) according to designs drawn up by the significant Viennese company of Fellner and Helmer. It admittedly cannot boast a permanent theatre company, but this does not in any way mean that it is unable [...]

25 12, 2019

The Old Catholic Church of the Exultation of the Holy Cross

2022-03-15T10:59:51+01:00Categories: Architecture for connoisseurs, Monuments and culture|Tags: , , |

The church is one of the most beautiful art nouveau structures in this country. It has a thin spire and a simple stucco décor, while the interior is also somewhat sober. Each detail is, however, an excellent example of arts-and-crafts work. The design of the structure, [...]

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