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Telc Main Square 3
Czech Republic

We visited the town of Telc with the last rays of a beautiful October day. The main square of the town with its beautiful houses is worth seeing. Telč is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

See http://www.telc.eu/tourist_s_attractiveness/houses_on_the_square

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Tags: telč; main square; moravia; czech republic; unesco; world heritage
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