Ruzovohorske sedlo v Krkonosich
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Ruzovohorske sedlo v Krkonosich

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Růžovohorské saddle (Giant Mountains) lies between Růžová Hora (Mount Rose) and Sněžka. Tourist trail here runs under the chair lift from Pec pod Sněžkou to Sněžka. The picture was taken at the information desk "Krkonošská Tundra", which highlights the special character of this place.

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