Olomouc City

Olomouc had always been among the most important cities of the Kingdom of Bohemia. With its convenient location, ancient university and spiritual, cultural and craft traditions Olomouc has been for centuries a natural centre of Moravia, attractive to artists, intellectuals and businessmen. www.central-moravia.cz
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Kostel sv. Michala/St. Michael's Church - The church came into existence in the 13th century and after the Swedish occupation in the 17th century experienced significant reconstruction led by Giovanni Pietro Tencalla, a Viennese architect working as an engineer for the imperial court.

Kostel sv. Michala/St. Michael's Church - The church came into existence in the 13th century and after the Swedish occupation in the 17th century experienced significant reconstruction led by Giovanni Pietro Tencalla, a Viennese architect working as an engineer for the imperial court.

Horní náměstí/Upper Square

Horní náměstí/Upper Square

Arionova kašna/Arion Fountain - Established in 2002, within the reconstruction of the Upper Square, it completes the set of Olomouc Baroque fountains inspired by ancient mythology. Ivan Theimer, its creator, is a famous native of Olomouc who lives in France.

Arionova kašna/Arion Fountain - Established in 2002, within the reconstruction of the Upper Square, it completes the set of Olomouc Baroque fountains inspired by ancient mythology. Ivan Theimer, its creator, is a famous native of Olomouc who lives in France.

Horní náměstí/Upper Square

Horní náměstí/Upper Square

Caesarova kašna/Caesar Fountain - Caesar Fountain is the most popular and artistically-unique fountain in Olomouc. Its sculptures present the town’s great founder – Gaius Julius Caesar.

Caesarova kašna/Caesar Fountain - Caesar Fountain is the most popular and artistically-unique fountain in Olomouc. Its sculptures present the town’s great founder – Gaius Julius Caesar.

Olomoucké hradby/Olomouc City Walls - The Medieval fortifications of the former royal town of Olomouc have only been preserved in fragments in light of later reconstruction work, the construction of the Olomouc Baroque fortress and its consequent termination with the destruction of large parts of the walls.

Olomoucké hradby/Olomouc City Walls - The Medieval fortifications of the former royal town of Olomouc have only been preserved in fragments in light of later reconstruction work, the construction of the Olomouc Baroque fortress and its consequent termination with the destruction of large parts of the walls.

Olomoucké hradby/Olomouc City Walls

Olomoucké hradby/Olomouc City Walls

Arcibiskupský palác/Archbishop's Palace - The Archbishop‘s Palace was built in 1664-1669 on the site of an earlier Renaissance palace. Many distinguished European personages have visited the Palace, such as Empress Maria Theresa, Franz Joseph I, who ascended the Imperial throne here in 1848, and Pope John Paul II.

Arcibiskupský palác/Archbishop's Palace - The Archbishop‘s Palace was built in 1664-1669 on the site of an earlier Renaissance palace. Many distinguished European personages have visited the Palace, such as Empress Maria Theresa, Franz Joseph I, who ascended the Imperial throne here in 1848, and Pope John Paul II.

St. Michaels's Church

St. Michaels's Church

Bazilika minor na Sv. Kopečku/Minor Basilica of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary - The interior decorations were created by a number of domestic and foreign artists.

Bazilika minor na Sv. Kopečku/Minor Basilica of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary - The interior decorations were created by a number of domestic and foreign artists.

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