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CZ: Tabor - Luznice and Hussites
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Hussites founded the city in 1420. They called it after Thabor mountain near Nazaret, the Holy Land. Teh first look in the historic center reveals that the city was designed a fort. It is located on a hill with defences from each side. During the Hussite Wars, it had never been conquered. The Taborites, as the inhabitant refered themselves, lost Tabor as late as 1452. Today, Tabor is the second largest city in the region of South Bohemia that makes a natural center of the aglomeration with Sezimovo Usti and Plana nad Luznice.
Massive fortifications endless hustle and pubs full of brave men - so he could look jihocesky camp during the Hussite wars. And at least part of the fortifications and the spirit of ancient heroes of the town remained. After Cesky Krumlov is the second most popular destination for foreign tourists in the region, and it is certainly right. Let's take a look together into places that have been silent witnesses of the most important decisions of the Hussite armies.
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The town of Tabor is located in Jihocesky Region on the Luznice river. It has about 35 thousand inhabitants and is the second largest town of the region, after Ceske Budejovice. The historical center of Tabor is a landmark reservation, thus it is an important tourist destination.