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Only few kilometers away from Prague and even closer to Čelákovice there is a real masterpiece – a medieval fortress Vyšehořovice. It would probably be in ruins today if it hadn't been a part of former collective farm. This unique building from the 13th century was saved thanks to is location in the center of the collective farm areal and an access there was thus very limited. However, it is still far from final victory. The Sdružení přátel vyšehořovické tvrze (the Association of Friend of Vyšehořovice Fortress) try to bring it back to life.
In Kourim, ancient and picturesque town located right in the astronomic center of Europe, we visited an open-air museum – it seems that for the last time it its current shape. In the future, it will expand and get many more historical buildings.