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CZ: Pardubice - An Atmosphere Of East Bohemia
heading (paragraph): Towns
Pardubice is a town with nearly 100 hundred thousands of inhabitants, situated at confluence of Labe and Chrudimka rivers. The town became famous mainly through most difficult steeple chase Velká Pardubická - as well as with honey gingerbread. This East Bohemia University town has excellent atmosphere. So, let´s make an excursion there!
Kolín´s square is well arranged, with the fountain and, plague pillar in the centre, or several kiosks with fruit, vegetable and flowers which are placed around. To tell the truth, hardly anybody is in hurry.
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.
Even small localities of Pardubice Region are worth to visit. As a prove, small village of Kočí would serve as an example, only a couple of kilometres distant from Chrudim. As a dominanta, it is St. Bartholomew wooden church - a monument of enormous historical value.
Pardubice, a Region town, is located in distance of more than one hundred of kilometres from Prague. The locality became famous through Great Pardubice Steeplechase, honey-gingerbread, and also by Paramo Refinery Station or Synthesia Factory Complex.
First time I got into Hradec was when taking pictures in the Orlicke Mountains. It fell in love with the city instantly. I get off my car, looked at the First-Republic houses facades, looked at faces of several people and I knew that I wasn’t here for the last time.
The 15th century town house was extensively renovated in 2015. In February 2016, this sight of cultural value was reopened to the public. Now it serves as an educational as well as cultural center. The historical house has modern equipment yet some of its historical features were carefully renovated and incorporated into the house.