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Benedictine monastery in Broumov

Broumov Monastery: Mummies and the Turin Shroud

Come and visit Broumov Monastery, whose greatest moments of glory came during the Hussite Wars when it was under siege twice. Unlike the monastery at Břevnov, which was burnt to the ground, the Broumov Monastery managed to fend off the attacker, and in around 1420 its reputation grew considerably. Broumov Monastery impresses visitors with its Baroque makeover performed by the Dientzenhofers and a collection of precious artefacts on display. You can see a unique copy of the Turin Shroud, Vamberk mummies dating from the 17th and 18th centuries in the undercroft and a Gothic fresco entitled “The Three Kings” in the bell tower. The monastery also possesses relics of St. Procopius, a splinter of wood said to be from the Holy Cross and a Gothic Madonna.

Address

Klášterní 1, Broumov 550 01

GPS: 50.586122, 16.334185

Phone

+420 491 521 286

prohlidky@broumovsko.cz

http://www.klaster-broumov.cz

Aug 13, 2015Aug 15, 2015

Trutnov Open Air Festival

Trutnov

Experience with your own eyes, ears and skin the “East Bohemian Woodstock”!
Experience with your own eyes, ears and skin the “East Bohemian Woodstock”!
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Grape harvest festival at Kuks

Kuks

Kuks in Eastern Bohemia in September will be hosting the traditional, restored grape harvest festival.
Kuks in Eastern Bohemia in September will be hosting the traditional, restored grape harvest festival.
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Josefov Festivities and Fight for Fortress Josefov

Pevnost Josefov
Okružní 34
551 02 Jaroměř-Josefov

Just like old times, the streets of Josefov will echo with the sound of drums and clatter of military boots!
Just like old times, the streets of Josefov will echo with the sound of drums and clatter of military boots!
 

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