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Hustopeče, Czech team's home place

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Hustopeče

  1. 1. HUSTOPEČE TOWN IN SOUTHERN MORAVIA The coat of arms
  2. 2. <ul><li>Primary mention of the town is from first half of 13th century. In 1572 was Hustopeče promote to a city </li></ul><ul><li>Hustopeče has been an important trade and wine-growing centre ever since the Middle Ages. Nowadays it is one of the best producers of wine in Southern Moravia </li></ul><ul><li>The city is located by the motorway, in the direction of Brno-Břeclav. It takes probably 5,956 inhabitants of different nationality </li></ul>Flag of town
  3. 3. Town Museum and Gallery <ul><li>The U Synků House is house of many exhibitions, for example one - documenting the history of the town from prehistory to 1945. </li></ul><ul><li>There are also expositions of visual arts (sculpture, painting and applied art by artists but also children from local schools) and a tasting of wine in a wine cellar </li></ul>
  4. 4. Sights of the city <ul><li>Plague pillar and the </li></ul><ul><li>Neo-Renaissance town hall </li></ul><ul><li>The new town </li></ul><ul><li>hall was built in </li></ul><ul><li>1906, pillar in 1736 </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>The Church of St Wenceslas and St Agnes of Bohemia , dating from 1994 and the sculpture Triton on the public fountain in front of Gymnasium T.G.Masaryka from 1595 </li></ul>
  6. 6. Culture in the town <ul><li>There is a „Center of the free time“ in our town which includes library, cirque, The house for kids and teenagers, cinema and Culture house </li></ul>The town library area of The house for kids and teenagers
  7. 7. <ul><li>There are 2 big swimming pools, the first is in-door and the second is out-door (with 4 swimming baths, large roller coaster and one smaller slipway) </li></ul>Sports activities <ul><li>In the town are also tennis courts, beach volleyball court, football field and sports hall </li></ul>
  8. 8. Famous people in Hustopeče <ul><li>Probably the most famous person, who lived in Hustopeče, was in my opinion a czech president Tomáš Garigue Masaryk. He was the first czech president and he studied </li></ul><ul><li>there in 1861 – 1863. </li></ul><ul><li>His parents are sepultured </li></ul><ul><li>on the town cemetery </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>The other famous person from Hustopeče is certainly Miroslav Caban. He is one of the mountaineers, who remount Mont Everest and other 8thousand‘s mountains. There are some pictures from his forwarding departments </li></ul>
  10. 10. I think our town is really interesting and everybody should visit it! You too:)

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