Moravian Silesian Region – Opava, Novy Jicin
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Discover Czech Regions: Moravian-Silesian Region contains natural beauties, protected landscape areas and monuments to technology that cannot be found anywhere else, as well as a surprising number of cultural monuments. Moravia-Silesia’s culture is suffused with Czech, Slovak and Polish influences, and the region has a rich background for sporting and cultural activities. People make the region, and Moravia-Silesia has its share of notable natives. The composer Leos Janacek was born Hukvaldy, the birthplace of the Sigmund Freud.
Discover Czech Lands: Town Opava and its area. Opava is a town in the northern Czech Republic on the river Opava, located to the north-west of Ostrava. The historical capital of Czech Silesia, Opava is now in the Moravian-Silesian Region. It is located on the Opava Hilly Land on the Opava River and Moravice River. It is a former royal capital and the capital of Silesia. In 1990 it became a Statutory City. The first mention of Opava dates back to year 1195, though, as a town it was first referred to only later, in 1224.
Video Archives: Town of Novy Jicin and its famous people. The town is located in north-eastern part of Czech Republic, in Moravian-Silesian region. The town is an administrative, economical, and cultural center of Novy Jicin district. The first reference to the town was written in 1313. Famous natives of the town and the region are: Bozena Benesova, Dominik Bilimek, Zdenek Burian, Karel Kryl, Johann Gregor Mendel, Eduard Orel, Frantisek Palacky, Albin Polasek, Vaclav Ptacek, Karl von Schwarz, Johann Stieber…
Czech Destinations: Beskydy mountains are known for its romantic peaks, hillside timbered cottages, distinctive dialect and the hospitality of its people, is a locale that has earned its place on the map of ideal winter destinations. The Beskydy Mountains were proclaimed a protected landscape area in 1973, which they truly deserve. They are the largest protected area in the Czech Republic. Besides their beautiful nature, you can enjoy several monuments of folk architecture here, especially the unique wooden churches and buildings.
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