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 [...]

23 12, 2019

The Kantor Villa

2021-02-08T15:36:34+01:00Categories: Architecture for connoisseurs, Monuments and culture|Tags: , , |

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 [...]

19 02, 2020

The Church of Doctor Farský

2022-11-24T08:15:34+01:00Categories: Monuments and culture|Tags: , |

The Church of Doctor Farský was built in the pseudo-gothic style on a square of the same name in the centre of the city. It is not overly large, but it still manages to attract the attention of passers-by, perhaps due to its restrained and homely [...]

23 02, 2020

The Jablonec Decorative Arts School

2020-09-21T14:32:15+02:00Categories: Monuments and culture|Tags: |

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 [...]

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 [...]

13 12, 2019


2022-11-22T10:05:48+01:00Categories: The Kittel Region|Tags: , , |

The village of Krásná, where Jan Josef Antonín Eleazar Kittel, the legendary doctor and healer, was born at the beginning of the 18th century, is the natural centre of the Kittel area. He built his mysterious house Burk, which was enormous by the standards of those [...]

29 12, 2019

The Jablonec Town Hall

2022-11-23T13:02:05+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 1931–1933 and it is an excellent example of the functionalist architectural style. The most demanding undertaking financed by the town was the new town hall, which (along with [...]

29 12, 2019


2022-11-21T15:33:19+01:00Categories: Monuments and culture, Lookout towers and observation points|Tags: , , |

There is no nicer place for a view of Jablonec nad Nisou than the hill known as Petřín. The Jablonec basin opens up perfectly and visitors can see the entire city with all its significant structures, including the reservoir, and a significant part of the Jizera [...]

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 [...]

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