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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.

23 12, 2019

The Kantor Villa

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The Jablonec Doctor, Alfréd Kantor, had his family villa designed by the architect Heinrich Kulka, a pupil and long-time colleague of the internationally renowned architect Adolf Loos. The villa stands at the busy intersection of Palackého and U Přehrady Streets and it is highly reminiscent of [...]

24 02, 2020

The Old Town Hall (the City Library)

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Jablonec nad Nisou was raised to the status of a town in 1866 on the basis of a decree by Emperor Franz Joseph I. The building of the town hall was erected in the centre of the town not long after that in 1867–1869. It has [...]

20 02, 2020

The Church of the Holy Trinity in Mšeno

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The small church hidden among blocks of flats is now merely a reminder of the history of the independent municipality of Mšeno (Grünwald). The Roman Catholic Church of the Holy Trinity in Mšeno was once the pride of the municipality. It was erected due to the [...]

21 02, 2020

The Schneider Villa

2020-05-26T09:42:22+02:0021. 2. 2020|Tags: , |

The villa on the corner of Zlatá and V Luzích Streets was designed by the architect Rudolf Günter for Fritz and Olga Schneider in 1929. The house was completed on 7th April 1930 and it was home to a family with children and a maid. From [...]

23 02, 2020

The Jablonec Decorative Arts School

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The Decorative Arts Secondary School and Specialist Upper Secondary School trains artists who specialise in costume jewellery, metal jewellery, three-dimensional engraving, graphic design and medallion work and as such it is part of the Jablonec family silver. It was established in 1880 in response to the [...]

29 12, 2019

Rýnovice, the House of Czech-German Understanding

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This timbered structure dating from the second half of the 17th century is one of the oldest buildings in Jablonec. This piece of folk architecture was rescued from certain demolition by Franz Rieger. Nowadays, the cafe and gallery located in the house are named after him. [...]

26 02, 2020

The Hotel Prague Cultural Centre

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The reconstructed building which was originally a hotel can boast a renovated hall which is available for a wide range of events. The history of this building in the pedestrian zone in Komenského Street stretches back to 1879, when the property with the original building was [...]

21 02, 2020

The “Sokolovna” and the Tyrš Gardens

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People who continue to perpetuate the sporting traditions established by Tyrš can be found in almost every town and city. In its day, the Jablonec Sokolovna was one of the largest gymnasiums in Bohemia! The monumental neo-renaissance building has been used for various physical activities since [...]

29 12, 2019

The MY Municipal Gallery

2020-05-26T08:01:18+02:0029. 12. 2019|Tags: |

A permanent exhibition hall which is in operation all year round and holds exhibitions of art, regional cultural history and toponymy in the Scheybal House. Current and prepared exhibitions:  „…ONI FAKT CHODÍ VEN!“ Adam Kašpar / Zdeněk Daněk Městská galerie MY, Kostelní ulice 1/6, Jablonec nad [...]

29 12, 2019

The Eurocentre

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Even after being transformed into the Eurocentre, the former Jablonec Exhibition Centre has remained a venue for a wide range of interesting cultural events, including concerts by the biggest Czech performers, dance events and trade fairs. The premises, which are right next door to the Museum [...]