Photogallery: CZ: Lednice III. - Park
CZ: Lednice III. - Park
heading (paragraph): Sights
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Visit the castle in Lednice in southern Moravia enjoys also the one, who is not too interested in historic interiors. Maybe even you can spend all day walking the extensive castle area. Someone might feel better in a geometrically symmetrical French park with flowers and statues in the immediate neighbourhood of the castle, the other prefers more natural English park with ponds and several romantic buildings locked. The most popular of them is unique in Central Europe as a lookout tower in the Turkish style, a minaret. Arcade building with a tall slender tower is 60 meters and offers three levels of viewing galleries. At the top you have to go through 302 steps, but the reward is a unique view into the park and surrounding area with the majestic Massif Pálava on the horizon. Minaret Road to around the pond is less than two kilometres long and one can go by foot, boat or car with the horses yoke.
Text and photo (September 2011): Martina Výborná
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