Presentation on theme: "HOŘICE „The Town of stone beauty“. General information 9.025 inhabitants to 1.12.2007 25 km northwest by Hradec Králové 20 km southeastern."— Presentation transcript:
General information 9.025 inhabitants to 1.12.2007 25 km northwest by Hradec Králové 20 km southeastern by Jičín
History of Town 1423- Žižka defeated troop feudal union 15. stol.- Hořice divided on 4 parts 1538- big boom economics in town 1623- Albrecht z Valdštejna owns Hořice 1812- campaign Napoleonic´s armies over Hořice 1884- foundation of stone-working and masonry school
Present of Town 1908- 1908- foundation Gallery of statue 1922- 1922- first Motorcycle Race 300 Serpentines of Gustav Havel 1926- 1926- put foundation stone the Masaryk Independence Tower 1966 1966- first international sculptural symposium 2004- 2004- opening sport centre including swimming pool 2008- 2008- development industrial area
Sights of Hořice Church of the Nativity of Our Lady Church of St. Godehard The Marian or plague column The Masaryk Independence Tower Muzeum The sandstone Rieger´s obelisk Old Jewish cemetery
Church of the Nativity of Our Lady (1741-1748) primary church
Church of the Nativity of Our Lady (1741-1748) present church
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