Watchtowers in Litoměřice town
Litoměřice can be found at the confluence of the Labe and Ohře, at the boundary of České středohoří hills and fertile Polabská lowlands. Litoměřice region is renowned as one of best wine regions in Bohemia. The surrounding is a picturesque hilly landscape character.
Information Centre in the Litoměřice's town hall on Mírové square is the gateway inviting you to visit the observation tower Kalich b>, which was built in the 16th century. The tower offers a spectacular view of the historic town center, the confluence of the rivers Labe and Ohře and the surrounding countryside of the Czech Central Mountains. P>
Another magical view also offers a 65 m high tower of Sv. Štěpán's Cathedral b>, which is located on Dómské square, spread on the same hill. From bird's eye you will probe into the gardens of the bishop's residence. P>
The historical fame of Litoměřice is recalled by mute witnesses of Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque buildings, protected in the urban conservation area, announced in 1978. Of 256 subjects, 104 entered the national list of cultural monuments and almost all of them can be found in the historic city core, which is bordered mostly by Gothic defenses. p>
houses around the square, the historic cellars, many churches, museum, several galleries and many other attractions, all waiting for your interest and your visit. Go through the castle moat - here you will find not only peace and tranquility, but spectacular views of the old Litomerice with Dómský hill and the panorama of České středohoří with Hazmburk and the memorable mountain Říp as well. P>
Litoměřice, however, is not just a city of rich history, but also a city living in by culture and sport. Visitors will find here an art gallery, museum, theater and cinema, various sports fields, swimming pools and golf courses. The most popular from all exhibitions is Garden of Bohemia. B> p>