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CZ: Kralupy - A Town Without Town Hall And Square
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The town of Kralupy has twenty thousands of inhabitants. This locality, not far from Prague, has a sad history. The locality undergome its biggest prejudice at the end of the 2nd World War by attack of American troops. They bombared petrol rafinery, and so, nearly the whole town was destroyed. Local architecture seems to be rather dark and constructed mostly during Communist time period.
However, most of inhabitants is forced to look for their job in Prague.
Slaný is not the only town which can be proud on "nickname" King's town.
Anyway, the fact that you are arriving there you can read at each road leading to city centre, such as. "The King's town of Slaný welcomes you!"
Chlumec nad Cidlinou is a small town, with Kinsky Castle dcominanta, proudly erecting above Cidlina-river. On the other hand: it is a place where the time was completely stopped. However, it happened during a period which was not too positive with its memories for Bohemian nation.
Kralupy nad Vltavou: this town was, before 2nd World War, something else as central point of Czech industry, however, shortly after war, as ruins of prosperous town. On 22nd March 1945, at noon, sharp tone of siren disturbed local inhabitants from their spring meditation.
Mělník: who did not know the name of this town, popular at least according to the name, famous through its wine cultivation and confluence of two most important Bohemian's rivers, i.e. Labe and Vltava?
Apocalypse in the Czech Republic – this could be a one name for events of couple of last days. Large floods hit the Czech Republic with a similar intensity as in the year 2002. That year the water level was so high as it was a hundred year water. The Czech Republic was better prepared than before, despite all of effort water caused heavy damages in the country.