River Úpa - Czech republic
River of Úpa sources at a slope of Studniční hora in Giant Mountains.
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The town is represented by industries of electrotechnics, foodstuff, energy, textile and furs Regarding transport, Trutnov is an important railway and roads junction. As to future, there is planned to be constructed highway-road in suburbs.
The centre of old town is known as Krakonoš Square. In its eastern part there is Baroque column of Holy Trinity with statue of eight Saints of 1704. The Krakonoš Fountain, placed in the middle of the square, is of 1892. In 1990, the part of Interior town, together with a church, Town Hall, and former castle and 150 middle-class houses declared as Town´s Protected Zone.
In town´s surroundings, you can visit Teplice Rocks, ZOO-garden with safari in town of Dvůr Králové nad Labem, castle in Kuks or Rocky towns in Adersbach. The town is situated near to Krkonoše (Giant Mountains), in winter it is very popular with lovers of winter sports.
In summer the outskirts offer several cycle-routes, swimming-pools as well as several cultural events.