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Dřevíček - mill and museum
A roller mill equipped in 1925-1939. A francis turbine serves to power all of the equipment. Transfers via pulleys and leather belts.
Telephone: 739049450, 491487136
Address: č.p. 3, Horní Dřevíč, Stárkov
Observatory of Baron Arthur Kraus
The observatory, which is in service from 1992, employs several telescopes up to the size of 45 cm reflector.
Telephone: 466310563, 603165366
Address: Gorkého 2658, Pardubice
Museum of Rosice nad Labem
A well-arranged collection of objects documenting railway history, particularly in the Pardubice Region, as well as public transportation in the city of Pardubice. Trips in historic motor vehicles, historic trolleybuses, etc. can be organized.
Address: Nádražní 53, Pardubice
Industrial Museum Mladějov
The grounds of a former clayworks, exhibits industrial machinery and equipment from the neighbouring narrow-guage track with a space of 600 mm offering an attractive means of transportation during the summer season in Hřebeč.
Telephone: 604635779, 721546801
Address: Mladějov č.121, Mladějov na Moravě
Boleslav Tecl Planetarium
Astronomical observatory designed primarily for organizing popular instructional programs with an astronomical theme, observing the solar photosphere, observing the night sky.
Telephone: 604864847, 461316786, 731151790
Address: Jevíčská 1330/60, Moravská Třebová
Collection of rustic structures in Vysočina - Veselý Kopec
Timber settlements are freely scattered in the original countryside and were brought here from the area of Žďárské vrchy and Železné hory.
Telephone: 469326415, 469333175
Address: Veselý kopec
Bohumír copper mine in Jívce. It is a gallery that was excavated at the beginning of the 19th century and completely closed in 1970.
Telephone: 499829842, 724805646
Address: Jívka 187
Hradec Králové Observatory and Planetarium
The observatory was constructed from 1947 to 1961. The building houses also Czech Hydrometeorological Institute and Institute of Atmospheric Physics. It is built on the range between Zámeček and Nový Hradec Králové.
Telephone: 495264087, 495270959, 737456777
Address: Zámeček 456, Hradec Králové
Seč - water feeder
A 3 m long piece of the original wooden piping has been preserved and is located behind the fence of the power plant. The original wooden material has been replaced by metal. Other pieces of pipe are exhibited at the Town Office building in Seč and within the Seč Beach Motor Camp site
Address: pod hrází, Seč
Berl's Lime Factory - Závratec Lime Factory
The lime works previously served to process raw materials mined in nearby Prachovnice, from where they were transported by an approximately 5 km long basket cableway. Following the Second World War production began to stagnate and was terminated for good in 1960.
Choceň - rock cross-section
It was established after the tunnel was created during the electrification of the trail in 1949 – 1953. Today, a reinforced concrete bridge arches over this cross-section.
Ledská - water mill
Baroque water mill with a half-timbered loft and shingled roof. It is encircled by a large yard lined with farm buildings.
Address: č.p. 56, Hřibiny-Ledská
Opočno - sheet pile path
Preserved sheet pile path carved into the cliff and lined with a number of historical building structures of Baroque origin, which together with the stone supporting walls, characterizes the original method of building towns in diverse landscapes.
Address: Podkostelí, Opočno
Peklo - covered bridge
This roofed road bridge on truss girders with hip roof covered in shingle is 17 m long and 5 m wide. The bridge was built in 1840 and reconstructed in 1982.
Address: Vamberk, Peklo
Dam along the river Moravska Sázava in the community Žichlínek. The area total 186 hectares and the retention volume is 5.9 million m3. The total length of the dam is 1574 m at a maximum height of 7.6m.
Old imperial road
The only preserved section of an 18th century road, which connects Vamberk with Rybna nad Zdobnice.
Address: Rybná nad Zdobnicí
Písečná - water mill
Address: Mlýn, čp. 35, Písečná u Žamberka
Sopotnice - bread oven
A fully functional replica of a so-called dundeen - a wood-heated Gothic bread oven. It is built from 3000 fired bricks. You can bake up to 40 loaves of bread at once inside the oven.
The first reference of the mill dates back to 1586, a new mill was built later on, which was the property of the Winternitz brotehrs. The mill buildings and silos are registered national technical listed buildings. The complex belongs to the top ten largest facilities of its type in the CR.
Address: Mezi Mosty 436, Pardubice
Bydžovská Lhotka - chicory drying room
One of the last drying rooms in the Czech Republic preserved in its original form. Chicory was grinded and used as a coffee substitute. The final product was called cikorka. Balounkova cikorka produced in Nový Bydžov was very well known.
Address: č.p. 52, Měník, Bydžovská Lhotka
Signal towerat the guard's house
Technical monument from the time of the construction of the Olomouv - Prague railway.
Address: Orlické Podhůří
The observatory was put into service in 1959 and at present it pursues popularization activities and holds summer astronomical expeditions. It employs two cupolas, with the largest telescope of 42 cm size.
Address: U Lipek 160, Úpice
Ivan Lake - water reservoir
The impounding solid quarry stone dam built in 1905 - 1910 serves for recreational purposes and as a protection against floods.
Address: Rychnov nad Kněžnou
Jevíčko - ""Hitler's Highway" bridge
Remains of so-called “Hitler’s exterritorial highway” that was to connect Wroclaw and Vienna. The name was derived from the fact that while it was to run through Czechoslovak territory, it was to belong to the German Reich. Czechoslovak citizens could also use the highway but could only enter at certain...
One of the oldest building structures in Doubrava, apparently it is mentioned is foundation charters. Its name is derived from the water wheel with buckets (i.e. boxes between wheels). The Korecnicky (bucket) mill is the home of the writer and journalist Ferdinand Schulze (1835-1935).
Address: Ronov nad Doubravou
Křižanovice - water works
Gravitational, direct dam with a triangular profile from simple vibrated concrete without a protective zone, 130 metres long at the crown. A water electric plant with a Francis turbine is located on the left bank of the Chrudimka River. The reservoir is connected to the Práčov equalization pond by a...
Moravian bridge with power station
A Moravian bridge built on the River Orlice in its regulation in the years 1910-1914. The bridge connects by the road the old and the new city of Hradec Králové. Hydroelectric power station was built between 1913 and 1914.
Address: Hradec Králové
Bridge with a statue of St. John of Nepomuk
Single arch stone bridge with a younger railing and Classical, strongly Baroque looking statue of a saint with a sorrowful expression and embracing a crucifix. The voluted pedestal bears a relief of the illuminated language and the year 1816.
Address: J. Opletala, Králíky
The manmade flume at the mill is one of the oldest water works in East Bohemia. The channel is 17.5 km long and was built in the 15th the century.
- Pařížov - water reservoir
- Smuggler's footbridge
- Pastviny I. - water works
Plácky - road bridge
The road bridge over the River Elbe originates from the early 20th century. The construction of the bridge is concrete with one low segmented arch which is supported against the massive riverfront pillars. It is a very rare technical landmark made in Art Nouveau style.
Address: Hradec Králové
A single-arch iron bridge across the River Elbe was built in 1910 by J. Kotěra and became a decoration of the town. The construction of the bridge is equipped with lighting columns and arches above the road and with round structures on the bridgeheads.
Address: Hradec Králové
Přelouč - small hydro power plant
Run-of-the-river plant on the 116th kilometer of the ELbe River. It was originally equipped with four Francis vertical turbines. Two turbo generator units were replaced in 2003 with Kaplan turbines with an output of 677 kW. The installed electrical output totals 2340 kW.
The first Březovský water main
At the beginning of the 20th century, groundwater water sources were used in nearby Muzlova The first Březov water main for the city Brno was built in 1911-1913, which had a negative impact on the fate of the adjacent area. The community Muzlov was evacuated after 1948 and decontaminated. A similar fate...
Address: Březová nad Svitavou
Rychtářský Forest retention reservoir
Flood pool for retaining rainwater and its ensuing controlled drainage in harmless amounts.
- Rozkoš - water reservoir
Rumpál's well Mařín - well
Mařín settlement was founded in 1790 and in that very same year work started on the municipal well, which was completed in 1793, when the first settlers acquired their land. The well was approximately 30 metres deep at the time and was deepened even further to its current state of 68,5 metres in 1824...
Address: Jevíčko, Mařín
Seč - water reservoir
Impounding dam reservoir built on the river Chrudimka in 1925 - 34 serves as a protection against floods and also for recreational and waterworks purposes. The brick dam is 42 m high and 165 m long. Wooden feeder leads to a hydro power plant equipped with Francis turbine. The equalizing reservoir Seč...
Polička Private Observatory
The private observatory in Polička was established in 1985.
Address: Svépomoc 199, Polička
Suchovršice - covered bridge
The unique structure of this bridge built in 1922 is well known to experts. It is a roofed bridge of duplex girder truss system, 24 m long, 4 m wide and the height of the roof ridge above the water level is 8 m.
The bridge is 60 m long and 16 m wide. It was designed by ing. Dr. Fifka and ing. Moravec, finalised by Josef Gočár.
Address: Hradec Králové
At Five Canals - railway viaduct
A viaduct from 1845 bisecting the Struha Stream bed just before its confluence with the Elbe River.
Verměřovice - stone bridge
The stone bridge from the 2nd half of the 19th century is built from sandstone blocks from the quarry in Klášterec nad Orlicí. The bridge is 29 m long and 4 m wide, it spans across the Ticha Orlice River.
The tower water reservoir was built in 1936-37 and stands on the St. John's hill in the city district of Nový Hradec Králové, and still supplies water. The full tank volume is 320 m3 and total height of the building is 38.5 m.
Address: Husova, Hradec Králové
Hydroelectric power plant
The hydroelectric power plant is unique in that it is the first fully automated plant in the former Czechoslovakia. It has been in operation since 1932. In 2007, the power plant underwent its last major reconstruction. It works with the original machinery, most of the mechanical parts are original, even...
Address: Litice nad Orlicí, Záchlumí
Water power of Korečnický mill
Noteworthy technical item of uniqueness, used to create a gradient of over 7 m. It is the greatest gradient ever artificially made in Doubrava. The motor is in the upper part led through a rock tunnel. It is very old and its origin is not known.
Address: Ronov nad Doubravou
Information centre of Renewable Sources and hydroelectric power plant Hučák
Art Nouveau building of the small hydro power plant Hucak on the Elbe River. The city council of Hradec Kralove decided to construct it in 1908.
Telephone: 492122660, 725781564, 725781565
Address: Křižíkova 233, Hradec Králové
- Opatovice Canal - canal
The multi-level intersection of the Opatovice Canal with local Sopřečský Stream is called Mulda.
Bystré - Former lime factory
Pastviny - bridge
Zderaz - sandstone cellars
The double stone blast furnace for burning limestone was built by builder Patleich of Hützing. It is the oldest and only standing furnace in the municipality, which was known for its extraction of high quality limestone in the past.
Address: Vápenný Podol
A bakery belonged to the mill long ago. Now the mill belongs to the inheritants of the original owners (restitution in the 1990s). The miller's symbol is noticeable till this day on the mill's builing.
Hamry - water reservoir
The oldest water work on the Chrudimka River, one of the first dams with an embankment dam in the Czech Republic. The dam is 208 m long and 17 m tall, it holds back a 66 hectare lake. The reservoir is used as a source of drinking water.
Mill, sawmill, engine room, boiler room and chimney.
It is a British engineering truss bridge of the Bailey Bridge type. It connects the local district Malšovice (Přímská Street) and Silesian suburbs (Na Mlejnku Street). It is nicknamed "clapper", "iron man" or "pounder" - it earned these nicknames primarily for the noise it emitted at the time when cars...
Address: Hradec Králové
Footbridge over the Orlice River
Pedestrian and bicycle footbridge that connects the campus of the University of of Hradec Králové with Jirásek's Park. It was built according to the design of Czech - German architect Mirko Baum.
Address: Hradec Králové
Lukavice - pyrite mines
Pyrite was mined in Lukavice as early as 1620. The depth of the mining shafts reaches 210 metres. Mine entrances have been preserved and information boards introduce visitors to the history of mining.
Osík - stone bridge
The stone bridge arched over the Desinka River is a cultural monument. A statue is found on ech end. The statue of St. Antonin Paduansky is 165 cm tall, dating back to the 18th century and the author is unknown. The authors of the second statue - St. Vaclav - are J. Vašata and V. Kroupa. It is 167 cm...
Rtyně v Podkrkonoší - observatory
The private observatory in Rtyně in Podkrkonoší was opened in 1980. The dominant feature of the observatory is the dome with a diameter of 8 metres. It focuses on photographing stars and testing new optical devices.
Address: K Hvězdárně 719, Rtyně v Podkrkonoší
Suchovršice - wooden bridge
The 26 metre long and 4 metre wide bridge dates back from 1912 and carries Úpice-Trutnov road traffic over the Úpa.
Water weir at Křetínka
Unique water weir structure on the river Křetínec with a so-called transer for fish and connection with the pond Šindelka.
Bridge of the former railway Skuteč - Polička that was relayed in the area of today's stations Žďárec at Skutče - Skuteč city in the early 30s of the last century. The bridge over the creek Žejbro is vaulted and made from granite blocks. It dates from 1897 and is still relatively in good condition.
Address: Žďárec u Skutče
Zminky - artificial water channel
The water lead is 11.5 km long and was built in the 15th century during the times of the dramatic development of fishpond cultivation in East Bohemia. It serves to supply the pond grouups around Zminne that no longer exist and to supply several ponds.
- Jevíčko - ""Hitler's Highway" bridge
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