Pardubice Travel Guide

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Pardubice Things to Do

  • St Bartholomews church

    St Bartholomews church built in the 16th century. The industry in Pardubice is textiles, clothing, and leather processing. Population is 89500.

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  • Green gate

    Green gate is 60m high. open to public in summer.for the view. There is a museum in side. The gate used to be part of the Defence wall of Pardubice.

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  • Pardubice Theatre

    Pardubice city theatre is at the end of Republic Square [ in Czech Namesti Republiky ] . Near Bartholemew church. Population of Pardubice is around 89,500.

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  • Main square

    If you are on a day trip by train , walking turn right from station down a drab street then see the Green gate, there are trolley buses,its a long walk. The railway route in the region, Berlin -- Prague -- Brno --Vienna passes through Pardubice.

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  • Town Hall

    Pardubice has a lovely town hall bedecked in flowers. Pardubice is in the Czech Republic in the eastern part of Bohemia. The river Elbe flows through Pardubice. Pardubice is 96km from Prague.

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  • The Plague Column.

    The Plague Column was erected in 1695 as a token of gratitude by the those who had survived the plague. It is situated right in front of the Town Hall.The pillar itself is surrounded by statues of bishops and other religious personalities of the time.

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  • The Green Gate.

    Walking towards the Pernstýn Square from the west you have long seen the Green Gate towering in front of you. Its 60m tall tower is visible close to anywhere in town.The Green Gate got its present shape with the copper roof after a devastating fire in 1538. It used to be part of the defence system. Inside there is a museum of the tower’s history....

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  • The City Theatre.

    You'll find the City Theatre at the southern end of the Republic Square (namesti Republiky). I didn't go inside so just a picture from the outside.The link further down will take you to the homepage of the theatre. It's all in Czech.

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  • St. Bartholomew’s Church.

    Vilem of Pernstýn had the St. Bartholomew’s church built in the beginning of the 16th century to serve as the temple for a monastery which he in turn had founded in Pardubice prior to 1514. He then built the church on the remainings of a church from the 13th century which had been demolished by the Hussite War (1420 - 32).Inside the church there is...

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  • A very special facade.

    At the eastern end of the Pernstýn Square there is a house with quite a uniqe facade. The house was built in the 16th century, but the facade dates from the 18th century. Since it shows Jonah being swallowed by the whale, the house is called Jonah's House, or Dum U Jonáse.

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  • The Town Hall.

    The Town Hall we now can see dates from a renovation of an older building. The renovation was performed from 1892 to -94.The little greenish "thing" you can see between the two spires is a copper statue, depicting the city's old guard.

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  • The Pernstýn Square.

    The Pernstýn Square is regarded as one of the most beautiful in Bohemia. The cobbled square is enclosed by Renaissance buildings and also sports a large Plague Column.

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Pardubice Transportation

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    Timetable for trains.

    by Askla Updated Aug 22, 2015

    Pardubice is very easilly reached by train from Prague. The travel time is just over an hour and the trains are goes directly. There are many connections a day. I post the link for the train connections here.

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Pardubice Sports & Outdoors

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    Well known sports events in Pardubice.

    by Askla Updated Dec 11, 2012

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    There are a couple of well known, not to say world known, regular sports events in the city:
    * Zlota Prilba/Golden Helmet speedway race, held annually since 1929
    * The Czech Open Chess Tournament, the biggest in Europe if seen to
    the amount of competers
    * The Great Pardubice Steeplechase, a horse race held annually since 1874

    Pardubice also has one of the best ice hockey teams in the Czech Republic.

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  • A brief history.

    The oldest record of Pardubice dates from the year 1295 in connection with a new monastery built by the crusaders. The coat-of-arms is, however, much older. It refers to a legend of an event during the siege of Milan in 1158 when the falling gate cut the horse of Jesek of Pardubice in two halves, right behind his back. The town was bought by Vilem...

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  • How to find the objects.

    I have put links to Google Map in my tips to make it easier to find the objects mentioned, when possible to get the right position. The links are marked in italics. Unfortunately Google Map isn't very precise and too often points to other buildings than the wanted one.

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