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DEVĚT SKAL

It is the highest peak in Zdar Peaks (Zdarske vrchy) with the range of peak rocks close to the Milovsky pond. Devet Skal is a protected natural formation with limited mountaineering activity. 

  

JAPANESE GARDEN IN SNĚŽNÉ

The Japanese Garden was established in 1996 by Mr Šimon and covers an area of about 70 x 80 m. The Japanese style contrasts nicely with the landscape of the Highlands. The distance from the hotel is about 4 km.

 

GALLERY IN SNĚŽNÉ

An art gallery dedicated to the artists of the Czech-Moravian Highlands (app 4 km from the hotel).

 

MALÍNSKÁ SKÁLA (MALÍN ROCK), ČTYŘI PALICE (THE FOUR ROCKS), MILOVSKÉ PERNIČKY, BÍLÁ SKÁLA (THE WHITE ROCK), ČERNÁ SKÁLA (THE BLACK ROCK), DRÁTENICKÁ SKÁLA, LISOVSKÁ SKÁLA

These are the other peaks of Žďárské Vrchy and are gneissic rock formations, some of them are suitable for climbing. All rocks are accessible through marked tourist routes with the starting point at Milovská Restaurant. The trail-head with a map is located by the bus stop.

 

THE CONSERVATION AREA OF THE VILLAGE OF KRÁTKÁ

Ves was established in 1727 when the area prospered thanks to the exploitation of iron ore. It is a collection of rural buildings which is among the most valuable treasures of vernacular architecture. Distance from the hotel is about 6 km.

There's a built short undemanding nature trail with fifteen stops. All the buildings are still inhabited and all objects are used. The village has 24 permanent residents and further extend, so the new construction does not interfere with the original character of the village.

 

MICHAL OLŠIAK'S STATUES

The statues are located in Žďár nad Sázavou and surrounding villages: Hamry nad Sázavou, Obyčtov, Poděšín, Polnička, Račín, Škrdlovice, Tři Studně. These are concrete or sandstone statues larger than life, which are sensitively integrated into the landscape. The closest statues are in Výr by Tři Studně (app 9 km) and Hraniční kámen by the Pilská reservoir in Ždár nad Sázavou (app 25 km from the hotel) with the statues of the Eagle and Lion.

 

ZELENÁ HORA (GREEN MOUNTAIN)

The Pilgrim Church of St John of Nepomuk at Zelena hora (Green Hill) was built between 1719 and 1722 according to the plans of Jan Blažej Santini Aichl from the initiative of Vaclav Vejmluva, a significant abbot of the Cistercian monastery. The church is one of the supreme pieces of Baroque Gothic in Europe. The pilgrimage site was added to UNESCO Heritage List in 1994. The Pilgrim Church of St John of Nepomuk at Zelena hora was returned to the property of the church - The Roman Catholic Parish of Zdar nad Sazavou II in August 2014, after a long period of 50 years.

 

CASTLE PERNŠTEJN

Exceptionally well-preserved medieval castle was the base of the Lords of Pernštejn. 

 

HORÁCKÁ GALLERY

The Horácká Gallery in Nové Město na Moravě resides in a former renaissance chateaux on Vrastilav Square, which was built at the end of the 16th century by Vilém Dubský of Třebomyslice. The chateaux building was damaged and repaired several times during the subsequent centuries, and its current neo-renaissance appearance dates back to 1874.

The Horácká (Highland) Gallery was founded in April 1964. The first exhibition spaces were located on the second floor of today’s Town Hall, the permanent exhibition was installed in two halls of the Nové Město chateaux. In 1972 the Gallery gained the entire chateaux premises for its purpose. Today, the significance of the Horácká Gallery exceeds the borders of the Highland region.

The Gallery focuses on documenting the work of the most significant artist of the Highland region within the context of other Czech art. Extensive collections from the legacy of artists such as Jan Lauda, Josef Mařatka, Vincenc Makovský, Ladislav Martínek, Karel Pokorný and Jan Štursa were bequeathed or donated to the Gallery. The collection includes factory glass from the 1960s and 1970s, made in the famous Škrdlovice Glassworks near Žďář nad Sázavou.

 

THE NEW GENERATION MUSEUM

The monastery’s history began to be written as far back as the mid-1200 when Cistercian monks founded a monastery in the deep woods of Žďár. 

 

THE HELL ČERTOVINA

Unique project  Hell grew in the forests of Čertovina near Hlinsko. 

 

GIANT RAILWAY MODEL WITH THE MOTIVES OF THE VYSOČINA REGION

Žďár nad Sázavou - Cultural Centre - You can see famous railway stations, bridges, viaducts and cultural attractions. The exposition also includes model-maker's shop.

OPENING HOURS

Saturday, Sunday: 10: 00-17: 00

July, August:
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday: 10: 00-17: 00

CONTACT

Telephone: 603 742 409
E-mail: info,mkzdar,cz