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Topic: Technical monuments (80 records)

Baroque bridge in Náměšť nad Oslavou

Bridge in the Vysočina region, called “Little Charles Bridge” because of its Baroque sculptures.

Baťa’s Skyscraper

The tallest building in Czechoslovakia in the interwar period. It is one of the eight most important monuments of Czech 20th-century architecture.

Bechyně railway

The first electric railway line in Central Europe, in service since 1903. It connects the towns of Bechyně and Tábor. It was never intended for steam locomotives.

Bouda artillery fortification

One of the five completed artillery fortifications built as a part of Czechoslovak interwar defences. It is the only one to have been preserved in its virtually original appearance. It is located in the southernmost part of the Orlické Mountains, approximately 6 kilometres from the town of Králíky.

Brno Reservoir

A water reservoir significant for its architectural design, as well as its role in water management and power supply.

Bystřička Dam

Dam that was supposed to become a part of the Danube-Oder-Elbe canal.

Cloak Bridge in Český Krumlov

Seven-storey bridge in Český Krumlov and a popular tourist attraction.

Covered footbridge Na Rechlích near Český Krumlov

The longest covered wooden footbridge in the Czech Republic. It is on the list of protected cultural monuments.

Czechoslovak interwar fortifications

A system of concrete forts and bunkers built between 1935 and 1938 for the purposes of defending Czechoslovakia against attacks from Germany, Poland and Hungary. Today, they are the most visible symbol of the Czechoslovak society’s resolve to defend its country against Hitler’s aggression.

Čech Bridge

The tenth bridge spanning the Vltava. It is also the shortest bridge on the Vltava in Prague.

Čeňkova Pila Hydroelectric Power Station

A small hydroelectric power station that has been continuously operating for more than 100 years.

Dalešice Brewery

Brewery in southern Moravia famous for appearing in the film Cutting It Short (Postřižiny) and also for its traditional beer making.

Diana funicular

The youngest funicular in Karlovy Vary.

Dlouhé Straně Hydroelectric Power Station

Hydroelectric power station that is named one of the seven wonders of the Czech Republic.

Dukovany Nuclear Power Station

One of the two nuclear power stations in the Czech Republic and the first in which fission took place.

Fláje Dam

The only buttress dam in the Czech Republic.

Funiculars in the Czech Republic

The first funiculars in the Czech Republic date from the 19th century.

Gate bridge near Modrava

A unique, seventy-two-metre long bridge across the river Vydra. It is a replica of an 800-year-old bridge.

Graphite mine in Český Krumlov

The only graphite mine in the Czech Republic that is accessible to the public, functioning as late as 2003.

Holešovice Power Station

One of the first power stations in Prague. In 2002, its preserved parts were declared cultural monument.

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