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Noční zámecký park ve Frýdku-Místku

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A: Frýdecký zámek - Frýdek-Místek

od Petr Kolčář, 10 meters away

Frydek castle is the most famous historical building in the city Frydek-Mistek.

Frýdecký zámek - Frýdek-Místek

B: Zámecký park - Frýdek-Místek

od Petr Kolčář, 50 meters away

Frydek-Mistek is 700 years old town.To date the few preserved historic buildings. The largest and mos...

Zámecký park - Frýdek-Místek

C: frydek-mistek-zamecky-park-v-noci-02

od Robert Mročka, 50 meters away

Noční zámecký park ve Frýdku-Místku

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D: Frýdek-Místek - park pod zámkem

od Robert Mročka, 60 meters away

Nově zrekonstruovaný park pod frýdeckýcm zámkem.

Frýdek-Místek - park pod zámkem

E: Zámecká vyhlídka

od Jakub Volný, 100 meters away

Pěkná zámecká vyhlídka od frýdeckého zámku.

Zámecká vyhlídka

F: Frydek Mistek Ulice Hluboka

od Robert Mročka, 100 meters away

Ulice Hluboká ve Frýdku-Místku. Na snímku vidíte Dobrou čajovnu a kupecké domy. Severně je výhled na ...

Frydek Mistek Ulice Hluboka

G: Vyhlídka v parku u frýdeckého zámku

od Robert Mročka, 110 meters away

Vyhlídka v nově zrekonstruovnaém parku u frýdeckého zámku.

Vyhlídka v parku u frýdeckého zámku

H: Frydek Mistek Zamecke Namesti

od Robert Mročka, 120 meters away

Zámecké náměstí ve Frýdku-Místku.

Frydek Mistek Zamecke Namesti

I: frydek-mistek-zamecke-namesti-v-noci

od Robert Mročka, 120 meters away

Noční Zámecké náměstí ve Frýdku-Místku

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J: Davídkovo koření na Zámeckém náměstí ve Frýdku-Místku

od Robert Mročka, 160 meters away

Nová prodejna Davídkovo koření na Zámeckém náměstí ve Frýdku-Místku.

Davídkovo koření na Zámeckém náměstí ve Frýdku-Místku

This panorama was taken in Czech Republic

This is an overview of Czech Republic

The Czech Republic is a cool little landlocked country south of Germany and Poland, with a national addiction to pork and beer. Potatos, cabbage, and dumplings are close behind them, and they also have this great bar food called "utopenec." It means "a drowned man," it's pickled sausage with onions, perfect with some dark wheat bread and beer. The Czech bread is legendary, like a meal all by itself.

Czechoslovakia first became a sovereign state in 1918 when it declared independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire. The state of Czechoslovakia lasted until the "Velvet Divorce" of 1993, which created Slovakia and the Czech Republic.

It was occupied by Germany in WWII but escaped major damage, unlike most other European cities. The nation's capital, Prague, retains some of Europe's most beautiful Baroque architecture as well as one of the largest medieval castle complexes still standing. The President of the Czech Republic has his offices in the Prague Castle even today.

There was a coup d'etat in 1948 and Czechoslovakia fell under Soviet rule. For fifty years Czechoslovakia was a Socialist state under the USSR, subject to censorship, forced atheism and even the arrest of jazz musicians!

In 1989, communist police violently squashed a pro-democracy demonstration and pissed everybody off so bad that a revolution erupted over it, finally ending the Communist rule.

The next twenty years saw rapid economic growth and westernization. Today in Prague you can eat at McDonald's or KFC, shop for snowboarding boots and go see a punk rock show.

The Czech Republic took over the presidency of the European Union in January 2009. This instantly created lots of political drama because the President of the Czech Republic, Vaclav Klaus, is a renowned Euroskeptic.

We anxiously await the outcome of "President Klaus vs. the Lisbon Treaty", a world heavywieght fight sceduled for spring 2009.

Text by Steve Smith.

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