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Jičín says historic town title is reward to long term care and conception

The north-east Bohemian town of Jičín, which is best-known as the home of the fairy-tale hero Rumcajs, has been named Czech Historical Town of the year for 2016. The prize, which comes with a one-million-cheque for further preservation work, honours towns and cities in the Czech Republic that have excelled in preserving and renewing their cultural and architectural heritage.

 
 
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Nymburk - back to the First Republic

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Dubai attempts to attract more Czech…

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Roudnice nad Labem - serenity and…

Roudnice nad Labem is a small, picturesque town situated on the banks of the Elbe river, about 30 kilometers north of…

 
 
 
 
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