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Landscape Svitava and the city itself is surrounded by many myths and legends. After church on the site of the Marian Square served in 891 Mass. St. soluňští brothers. And St. Cyril. Methodius. The truth remains that were handed down in both already dead, but it is an ancient legend. Just in AD jumble the order of 981 digits, and reminded the chronicler Kosmas Svitava river. This, almost one hundred kilometers long river, the city got its name. Her name meant clean and clear water.

The first real mention of the city dates back to mid-Dec. century, when they came here and founded a Premonstratensian litomyšlští on the left bank of the River Church. Giles. They laid the foundation for settlement and named "Old Svitava".

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