River Berounka - Czech republic
The river arises by a confluence of rivers Radbuza and Mže near to Pilsen.
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St. Bartholomew cathedral in Plzeň
St. Bartholomew Cathedral is a Gothic Church with three navies. It is situated on historical Republic Square in Plzeň. It was founded in 1292. Since 1993, it is not only parish church, but also Bishop´s Diocese Seat Church. As far as the decoration is concerned, there is to be admired plastic art of Pilsner Madonna, the work of the end of 14th century. You can also find here extraordinary work of Gothic wood-carver, statue group Calvary of middle of 15th century.
The tower is 102,26 meters high and belongs to the biggest church towers in Bohemia. This nice view is placed in the height of 62 metres and you can mount upstairs, overcoming 301stages.
Text: Václav Zamba