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Sloup–šošůvka Caves

Surroundings

Sloup

A pilgrimage place with a beautiful Baroque Church of St. Mary built in 1754.  Very important is also a cemetery of the Salm family.  At the edge of the village can be found an entrance to Sloup-Šošůvka Caves.

Sloup

Holštejn

A dominant feature of the village is the ruin of the Holštejn Castle with a Dungeon Cave. The bottom of the cave is covered with boulders, which fell from the ceiling. Many human bones, clothing- and medieval weapons have been found here.

Holštejn

Holštejn Castle (Hrad Holštejn)

Velká dohoda

In a limestone quarry (active until 1975) has been created a sports area. At this area has been installed a rope park, visitors can try ferrata, visit a cave or a historical lime works (est. 1928).

Nature sports area Velká dohoda

Rájec-Jestřebí

The castle has been built in the Classicist style. In the chateau can be found a collection of oriental porcelain and a large library that became famous especially at the time of František Hugo Salm, who was interested in natural sciences, metalurgy and architecture. The Salm family picture collection on the first floor of the chateau was installed in 1955. The chateau is surrounded by the English style garden.

Rájec-Jestřebí

Lysice

A baroque chateau that was built at a place of a renaissance water stronghold has got a beautifully arranged interiors. Next to the chateau the tourists can visit a beautiful garden with a colonnade. The visit of an orangery and a greenhouse is also in the garden tour included.

Lysice

Boskovice

A town established in the 13th century, below a castle of the same name. One of the most famous sights in Boskovice is a Jewish Quarter with an entrance gate built in 1753, synagogue, ritual bath and cemetery.

Boskovice

Castle (Hrad Boskovice)

Chateau (Zámek Boskovice)

Macocha Abyss

The Macocha Abyss and Punkva Caves are a part of a complicated karst system. The dimensions of the abyss (upper part) are 174 × 76 m, its depth is 138 m, the bottom of the abyss is lit by daylight. It´s the only abyss of its kind in the Czech Republic. At the bottom of the abyss there are two lakes (11 and 50 m deep). The Punkva River runs through both of lakes and continues further into the underground. The Macocha Abyss is the only place in the Czech Republic where the plant named Cortusa matthiolii can be found.
The Moravian Karst House of Nature is a tourist center, where visitors can see an exhibition and learn about geology, fauna and plants of the Moravian karst. They can also purchase different souvenirs there.