Turnov SquareTurnov , Czech
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This HD live webcam will take you to the Bohemian Paradise (náměstí Českého ráje) square in Turnov, where you can see the Town Hall on the left side of the live stream and the Labor Office building on the right side.
Turnov, where the live feed comes from, was founded in the 13th century on the Jizera River. The city became famous for the production of jewelry and the processing of precious stones. In addition, Turnov is the starting point for a trip to the Bohemian Paradise nature reserve, surrounded by forests and rocks.
Nowadays, as in the distant past, in Turnov there is a lot of work in jewelry workshops: garnet is processed and works of art are created from glass. Here there is the first art school in Europe of jewelry producing and stone processing. The city is full of shops where you can buy jewelry.
In Turnov, which square you can see in the webcam, has been well preserved a beautiful medieval Old Town, albeit quite small, but very atmospheric.
In the Museum of Local Lore, tourists can get acquainted with the history of jewelry making. There is an extensive collection of minerals mined in this area.
On the main square of Turnov there is an old church dedicated to Francis of Assisi, built in 1651. There is a sculpture of St. Francis on its facade. Nearby there is a monastery building, which now belongs to the Czech post office.
The oldest attraction in Turnov, whose center is shown online, is the 13th century St. Nicholas Church. The monumental high tower of the cathedral is visible from all points of the city. Inside the church found a peace one of the owners of the city – Wartenbergs, who have owned it since the 16th century.
In Turnov, where the webcam is located, there is one of the largest neo-Gothic temples in Europe – the Church of the Birth of the Virgin Mary of 1853. An old cemetery is located next to the church, where famous citizens of the city are buried.
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