Architektura

25 12, 2019

The Old Catholic Church of the Exultation of the Holy Cross

2023-03-20T13:48:04+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, [...]

21 02, 2020

The “Sokolovna” and the Tyrš Gardens

2022-11-24T08:29:44+01:00Categories: Monuments and culture, Sport and relaxation|Tags: , |

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 [...]

17 01, 2020

The Kristiánov glassmaking settlement

2023-03-21T11:10:54+01:00Categories: Museums and exhibitions, The Jizera Mountains, Tourist destinations|Tags: , , , , , |

Even though it has not been possible to come across a functioning glassworks in the middle of our mountains for almost a century, the places where they once stood are so magical that you often feel as if the master glassmakers had only just left the [...]

31 12, 2019

The Black Nisa Reservoir in Bedřichov

2023-03-21T12:49:55+01:00Categories: The Jizera Mountains, Tourist destinations|Tags: , , |

The highest located reservoir in the Czech Republic lies on the Black Nisa, 3 km to the north of Bedřichov and it has been part of the surrounding mountain countryside for one hundred years. The Bedřichov Water Reservoir (sometimes also called the reservoir on the Black Nisa or [...]

30 12, 2019

Frýdštejn Castle

2023-03-21T10:07:03+01:00Categories: The valleys of the Jizera and Kamenice Rivers, Tourist destinations|Tags: , , , , |

The preserved ruins of Frýdštejn Castle, which is especially known to Czechs from the filmed fairy tale of Princess Jasněnka and the Flying Cobbler, are located at the edge of a village of the same name, just twenty minutes’ drive from Jablonec. This typical guard castle, [...]

29 12, 2019

Štěpánka

2023-03-29T11:49:43+02:00Categories: Lookout towers and observation points|Tags: , , , , |

Štěpánka is one of our most beautiful lookout towers. And even though it has much in common with the Jizera Mountains, it is actually located in the Giant Mountains National Park. The regional administrator, Archduke Stephan (Štěpán), visited our region in 1847 and was impressed by [...]

29 12, 2019

Špičák

2023-03-29T12:36:02+02:00Categories: Lookout towers and observation points|Tags: , , , |

The countryside between Tanvald, Smržovka and Albrechtice v Jizerských horách is dominated by a distinctive mountain known as Špičák. It not only stands out due to its shape located in the wedge of the Kamenice and White Desná Rivers, but also due to the impression made [...]

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