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Church towers are like pointed fingers of history that help us to remember our past. It is entirely up to you to decide whether you prefer the atmosphere of majestic churches, mystic monasteries or intimate chapels. Or perhaps you want to get little scared in a tomb...

The Augustinian Monastery in Vrchlabí combines Baroque architecture with Classicism and features excellent acoustics. In Česká Lípa, you can find another Augustinian Monastery with the Church of All Saints and a Loretto Chapel in the middle of the cloister courtyard. The underground system of the Johannite Monastery of St. Zdislava in Český Dub is part of a commandery that has only been recently discovered. In Mnichovo Hradište, you can see a complex of a Capuchin Monastery and the Church of Three Kings.

The Church of St. Joseph in Pěnčín was built by famous doctor and healer Johann Josef Kittel. There is also a former parish house, Kittel´s house, and museum where you can see an interactive exhibition and learn interesting facts about the famous locals and the richness of natural healing.

The Baroque Church of St. Archangel Michael in Smržovka is said to be one of the most beautiful in the Liberec Region. The Church of the Bohemian Brethren reminds of the famous history of Mladá Boleslav, a town that used to be the centre of the Unity of the Brethren . A wooden Greek Orthodox church with a richly carved altar was brought to Nová Paka from Carpatho-Ukraine.

The Church of the Nativity of Mary in Turnov is one of the largest Neo-Gothic structures in Central Europe. The Church of St. Anthony the Great, with a narrow 70-meter tall tower, is one of the best in Liberec.

The Loretto Chapel of St. Martin in Kosmonosy is a gem that is also known far outside the Czech border. The Chapel of the Holy Sepulchre in Mimoň is a copy of a church of the same name in Jerusalem. You definitely should not miss the Chapel of St. Elisabeth in Harrachov, with its unique glass bell, an altar with Venetian mirrors and stained-glass windows. The Chapel of the Holy Cross in Jiřetín pod Ledlovou is famous because of the legend of a magic cross. The Baroque Chapel of the Elevation of the Holy Cross lies in a forest near Jesenné.

The Harrachov Tomb of the Holy Cross in Horní Branná is a unique structure in Central Europe, built in the Byzantine and Renaissance styles.

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Augustinian monastery in Vrchlabí

VrchlabiThe Augustinian monastery in Vrchlabí, an important Baroque-style monument of the town, was established by Maximilian von Morzin in 1704. Religious monuments

Augustinian monastry Česká Lípa

Ceska LipaThe Augustinian Monastery in Česká Lípa was established thanks to Albrecht of Wallenstein in 1627. Religious monuments

Basilica of All Saints, Česká Lípa

Ceska LipaThe basilica is part of the former Augustinian monastery which was founded in 1624 by Albrecht von Wallenstein. Religious monuments

Basilica of St. Lawrence and St. Zdislava, Jablonné v Podještědí

Jablonne v PodjestediA generously conceived building, now a dominant feature of the town. Religious monuments

Bítouchovská Zvonička - Belfry

SemilyThe little belfry with an onion-shaped dome, covered with shingle, is one of the most significant monuments of folk architecture in the region of the ...Religious monuments

Brechschmied’s Chapel and Devil’s Chamber

Josefuv DulAt the beginning of the 18th century, blacksmith Andreas Kuntze, called Brechsmied, lived in Dolní Maxov. When he discovered he had an entrepreneurial spirit, he ...Religious monuments

Carthusian monastery, Valdice

ValdiceThe monastery was built by Albrecht von Wallenstein in 1627. The works were completed in 1632 to be immediately followed by the building of the ...Religious monuments

Commandry of the Order of Knights of St. John of St. Zdislava and Havel of Lemberk, Český Dub

Cesky DubThe underground of St. Zdislava's monastery of the Order of Knights of St. John in Český Dub is a part of the Commandry the Order ...Religious monuments

Congregation of the Czechoslovak Hussite Church, Semily

SemilyThe Czechoslovak Hussite Church has been reconstructed recently and is a landmark of Semily again. Religious monuments

Dean`s Church of the Discovery of the Holy Cross, Frýdlant

FrydlantThe Church of the Holy Cross was built by Italian architects on the foundations of the older Chapel of St. Catherine. Religious monuments

Dr. Farský Evangelic chapel, Jablonec nad Nisou

Jablonec nad NisouDr. Farský Chapel is one of the most important buildings in Jablonec nad Nisou. Religious monuments

Evangelical Church of Gustavus Adolphus

Nova Ves nad NisouStanding not far from the centre of the village of Nová Ves nad Nisou is the little Evangelical Church of Gustavus Adolphus. It bears the ...Religious monuments
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