River Mže - Czech republic
The river of Mže is created by connection of several spring brooks in Český les.
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First written notice comes of 1126, when Knight Soběslav let built frontier fortifications around the town.
A big development was noted in Tachov within the reign of Přemysl Ottakar II. It was constructed new stony castle and founded new King´s town. In 15th century the town was a witness of several fights between Hussites and their opponents, afterthat the town suffered from four big fires. In 17th century Tachov became, thanks to participation in Anti-Habsburg revolt, a servitude town with limited rules. In that time-period, when in 18th century owned this dominion by Parentages of Losy and Windischgratz, the castle was reconstructed again , first in Baroque style and later in Neo-classical style. Both parentages participated in an important part on enlarging and farming in dominion.
The proud of a town form town´s fortifications of middle of 14th century. 24 towers were originally parts of fortification, most of them are preserved until present time.
In outskirts you can visit several instruction paths, look-out-towers, tourist ways or cycloroutes., direct in Tachov-centre Museum Of Bohemian Forest with an exhibition of history in district.
As to sports activities: you can visit winter and town´s stadium, swimming pool, minigolf, bathing place. In western part of Tachov it os situated descent route Vysoká.