Hey, Siri, how can I get to Velké Opatovice? By tapping your mobile phone two times, you can load the route, the destination and the map, which you can zoom out to the stratosphere and even further.
This is how simple we have it today. But how did our ancestors measure and mark the Earth’s surface in past centuries? What did maps and measuring instruments look like when satellites did not fly around the planet to verify the accuracy of what was measured? You will find the answers in the Moravian Cartographic Centre, in a beautiful and award-winning interior.
The main exhibit has an area of one hundred square metres! Is that more than the area of your whole flat even with balcony? This is more than just an ordinary museum. There was no other place where a giant plastic map of Moravia and Silesia created at the beginning of the 20th century could be displayed, due to its vast dimensions. Only here was it possible to let it stand out with all its beauty.
All in all, you can find there everything related to cartography and geodesy, the way in which maps are created today and much more. After all, it is the largest exhibition of maps and surveying in the entire Czech Republic.
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The Baroque style is pleasing to the eye and the Baroque chateau in Velké Opatovice is clear proof of this.
Would you like to own a chateau? Would you be able to renovate it? In this case, the private owner did a very good job.
Do you sometimes watch westerns? Do your kids like playing Indians? The atmosphere of this Wild West town will captivate even people who are not fond of the Wild West.
One town, one castle, one chateau and a number of Jewish historical sites, a Wild West town, an aquapark and beautiful Šmelcovna. Where and what is it?
What exactly is a “mikveh”, how is it performed and who can enter it? You can find out in one of the oldest houses in the Jewish quarter in Boskovice.
Discover the magic corners of the Jewish Town in Boskovice, which features old tombstones, a synagogue, a mikveh, and more.
An elegant, exotic chateau in the Empire style. Really! First it was a monastery, then a factory and a chateau after that.
The ruins of a castle does not necessarily mean that the place is in ruins! This is definitely true of the castle ruins in Boskovice.
Have you heard how wonderful Křetínka is? The Letovice Lake got this familiar name because it is close to the village of Křetín, the whole family can have fun there, it encourages active relaxation and is also useful apart from that.
Imagine a cave inhabited by giant statues. When the statues are the knights of Blanice, seeing them is simply a must!
This site, one of the oldest castles in Moravia and today a chateau, will be appreciated by fans of ornate historic interiors.
Rococo and Classicism in full parade and a collection of camellias on top of that, this is the Rájec nad Svitavou chateau.