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Olomouc: L. Jílková, K. Beranová


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Olomouc: L. Jílková, K. Beranová

  1. 1. OLOMOUC<br />Olomouc is a beautiful city in Moravia. <br />It is the fifth largest city in the Czech Republic, it is called “pearl on a green cushion“.<br />He is situated on the river Morava and it has got about 100 000 people.<br />
  2. 2. Palacký University of Olomouc<br />It was founded in 16th century and it is the oldest university in Morava and the second oldest in Czech Republic. On her 8 faculties study about 23 000 students which is one fifth of the towns population.<br />
  3. 3. Astronomical Clock<br />The Astronomical Clock is there since 15th Century. Its present appearance dates from Karl Svolinský. It is part of the Olomouc Town Hall.<br />
  4. 4. Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc<br />It was built in 1716 – 1754 to celebrate end of the plague. This, 35 meters tall column is the tallest in Czech Republic. It is written on the list of UNESCO.<br />
  5. 5. Church of Panna Marie Sněžná<br />It is a baroque church. It was built in 1712 – 1719. It has very rich decoration. It is part of a complex of buildings between the city walls and today's Republic Square.<br />
  6. 6. Saint Wenceslas Cathedral<br />Is at the Wenceslas Square in Olomouc. <br />In the cathedral, there is the biggest bell in Moravia. Originally it was in <br />Romanesque style but now <br />it is in Gothic.<br /> The cathedral was restored <br />from February 2004 to 2007.<br />
  7. 7. Action<br />In Olomouc, there are a lot of exhibitions, fairs, festivals. For example Flora Olomouc Exhibition, Academia film Olomouc or Autumn Festival of Sacred Music and the International Organ Festival.<br />
  8. 8. Quiz<br />1) Olomouc is …a) the capital of the Czech republic<br /> b) third largest city in Czech republic<br /> c) fifth largest city in Czech republic<br /> d) countryside<br /> 2) Olomouc has got…a)10 000 people<br /> b)1 000 000 people<br /> c)100 000 people<br /> 3) How many faculties is in the Olomouc?...a) seven faculties<br /> b) eight faculties<br /> c) twenty faculties<br /> 4) What style has got Saint Wenceslas cathedral now?<br /> a) Gothic<br /> b) Romanesque<br /> c) Renaissance<br /> 5) In Olomouc is the tallest column in Czech republic. <br /> Holy Trinity Column is… a) 3.5 meters tall<br /> b) 35 meters tall<br /> c) 23 meters tall<br />
  9. 9. Information sources<br /><br /><br /><br /><br />Kristýna Beranová and Lenka Jílková<br />