84.trip: Třebíč, Telč – UNESCO

Visit the monuments inscribed on the UNESCO Heritage List, on which the Czech Republic has 12 monuments in total.
Visit city Třebíč and city Telč.

  • visit city Třebíč and unique Jewish ghetto
  • insribed in UNESCO in 2003
  • climb to the observation tower of Oslednice
  • visit the town of Telč
  • inscribed in UNESCO in 1992

You will get to know the part of the UNESCO World HeritageTřebíč and the unique Jewish ghetto, which is the only Jewish monument inscribed in the UNESCO Heritage List, along with Jerusalem. You will see the town of Telč both on foot and from the height of the observation tower Oslednice.


SCHEDULE
Duration of the trip 11 hrs UNESCO
one day private trip
  Departure from Prague 8.30 am
visit of Třebíč
lunch in a local restaurant
visit – Telč from the observation tower
tour of Telč, including refreshments
Return back to Prague at 7 pm

The beginning of Třebíč are dated back to the 11th and 12th century, when the princes of Moravia founded a Benedictine monastery here.

Formerly, the basilica was dedicated to Virgin Mary, but due to the complete destruction in numerous wars the building served for more worldly affairs for more than 200 years. After the reconstruction, the basilica was consecrated to St. Procopius and started to be used by the Church.

Třebíč was an important center of the Jewish culture in Moravia and the uniquely preserved Jewish ghetto is a silent memento to the coexistence of Jews and Christians. The Jewish quarter with a high urban density constitutes more than 120 houses, which are accompanied by buildings of former Jewish institutions – town hall, school, rabbinate and poorhouse. After Jerusalem, the Jewish monuments in Třebíč are the only ones inscribed independently on the UNESCO Heritage List, in 2003.


A legend says that the town was founded after the victory of the Prince of Moravia, Otto II., against the Prince of Bohemia, Břetislav, in 1099.

The historical center, enclosed with ponds and gates, has held its distinctive image for centuries, since the times of Zachariáš of Hradec. Formerly it was a royal water fortress from the 13th century, founded on the intersection of trade routes, which got its today look thanks to the 16th century reconstruction. The extensive renaissance castle complex was designed by B. Maggi from Arogno. One of the parts of the castle is also interestingly planned garden with a park.

The historical center of the town was inscribed on the UNESCO Heritage List in 1992.


Price of the trip 98,- Eur / person


– more or less than 4 persons – individual calculation

– If you require a guide, specify it and we will prepare individual price calculation.

  • On all the sights local guides are available and if they can’t speak in your requested language, prepared texts in your language will be provided.
    And of course, we will provide basic information about the trip, sights, and the Czech Republic in written form, possibly accompanied by audio recordings.

Source:

Unesco Czech http://www.unesco-czech.cz/telc/predstaveni/
Unesco Czech http://www.unesco-czech.cz/trebic/predstaveni/
Unesco Czech http://www.unesco-czech.cz/fotogalerie/
Město Třebíč http://www.trebic.cz/historie-mesta/d-1383/p1=8957
Město Telč http://www.telc.eu/turista_a_volny_cas/historie