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City ​​Štíty
Czech Republic

The first written mention of the village dates from 1278. Cultural monuments High Baroque statue of St.. John of Nepomuk on the Square The village is recorded these cultural monuments: [3] Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary - baroque nave church with a richly articulated interior from 1755, the complex also includes: Cross - stonework of 1859 Old Town Hall No. 38 with courtyard, - Renaissance town hall from the 16th century, modified in 1734 after the Baroque town house, yard tract (former farmstead) is a baroque building from the 18th century Column of the Virgin Mary (Square) - Baroque stonework from 1716 Statue of St. John of Nepomuk (Square) - Baroque sculpture from 1732 Statue of St. Anne (the cemetery) - Rococo sculpture of 1769 Statuary of the Calvary (inside the church) - stonework of 1808 Statue of the Holy Trinity (the saw) - monument since 2003 [1] brickyard and its Hliniště (closed to the public, Hliniště the paleontological) - monument since 2007 wikipedia http://cs.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C5%A0t%C3%ADty

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