9 Sights in Jáchymov, Czechia (with Map and Images)

Explore interesting sights in Jáchymov, Czechia. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 9 sights are available in Jáchymov, Czechia.

List of cities in Czechia Sightseeing Tours in Jáchymov

1. Schody hrůzy

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The Jáchymov Stairs of Horror are occasionally referred to in the mass media as the wooden stairs that in the first half of the fifties of the 20th century connected the Jáchymov shaft Svornost and the camp of the same name built on the slope above the mine shaft. It consisted of 270 steep wooden stairs that the local prisoners had to overcome on their way to work and especially from work back to the camp. The stairs climbed a sharp climb in the range of 25–28°, i.e. they had about a 50% slope to the flat. Nothing of the original staircase has survived to the present day. Around the year 2000, however, a wooden replica was put into operation on the site of the original staircase, which is part of the Jáchymov Hell nature trail.

Wikipedia: Schody hrůzy (Jáchymov) (CS)

2. Kapucínský klášter v Mariánské

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The Capuchin Monastery in Mariánská was a Capuchin monastery at the pilgrimage site of the Mariánská settlement in the Ore Mountains, west of Jáchymov and near the mountain Plešivec. In 1948, the monastery was confiscated on charges of anti-state activity. In the years 1949–1960 the premises of the former monastery were used by the repressive forces of the SNB, guarding the penal camps Mariánská and Rovnost. In 1965 the former monastery building together with the church and chapel was demolished.

Wikipedia: Kapucínský klášter v Mariánské (CS)

3. Nejsvětější Trojice

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Baroque column with a sculpture of the Holy Trinity in Jáchymov, complemented by statues of the Virgin Mary (Immaculata), St. Joseph, St. Anny and sv. Jáchyma, comes from 1703 by an unknown author. The sculptural group stands at the Renaissance town hall in the area in front of the main, southern façade of the dean's church. Jáchyma in the upper part of Jáchymov. The whole building is protected as a cultural monument of the Czech Republic.

Wikipedia: Sloup Nejsvětější Trojice (Jáchymov) (CS), Website

4. Štola č. 1

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Adit No. 1 is located approximately 150 meters from the Svornost Mine in the direction from Jáchymov. The adit was excavated in 1952 in the Svornosti mining field with a length of 260 meters to verify the occurrence of uranium mineralization. Convicts from the nearby Svornost prison camp participated in the creation of the adit. After 2000, the adit was opened to the public.

Wikipedia: Štola č. 1 (Jáchymov) (CS)

5. Bratrství

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Bratrství Photo: Hynek MoravecSculpture: Roman Podrázský (1943-2001)[1] / CC BY 2.5

The Way of the Cross to Freedom is a monument created by sculptor Roman Podrázký as a reminder of political prisoners deployed during the communist regime in Czechoslovakia to mine uranium in the Jáchymov, Slavkov and Příbram regions. The monument is located in Jáchymov in the area in front of the Church of St. Joachim and St. Anne. It was unveiled on May 25, 1996.

Wikipedia: Křížová cesta ke svobodě (CS), Website

6. Všech Svatých

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The Church of All Saints, also called the Hospital Church in Jáchymov, is probably one of the oldest half-timbered sacral buildings in the western Ore Mountains. It was probably founded in 1516 and probably served as the parish church of the old village of Konradsgrün. It is the oldest architectural monument of Jáchymov.

Wikipedia: Kostel Všech svatých (Jáchymov) (CS)

7. Hrad Freudenstein

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Freudenstein is a ruined castle near Jáchymov in the Karlovy Vary District. It is located about one kilometer west of the city on the Castle Hill at an altitude of 810 meters. Two corner towers with a smaller part of the perimeter wall have been preserved. Since 1964 it has been protected as a cultural monument.

Wikipedia: Freudenstein (CS), Website

8. svatý Jáchym a svatá Anna

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The Church of St. Jáchym is the Dean's Roman Catholic Church of the Karlovy Vary vicariate in Jáchymov. The tower originally reached a height of 45 meters, after the reconstruction of 1875 it is 56 meters. It is protected as a cultural monument.

Wikipedia: Kostel svatého Jáchyma a svaté Anny (Jáchymov) (CS)

9. Evangelický kostel Spasitele

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The Church of Savior is the evangelical church of J á chymov. Because of their location, they constitute one of the dominant positions in the J á chymov Valley. It is protected as a cultural monument of the Czech Republic.

Wikipedia: Evangelický kostel Spasitele (Jáchymov) (CS), Website


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