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

Here you can find interesting sights in Jáchymov, Czechia. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 8 sights are available in Jáchymov, Czechia.

List of cities in Czechia Sightseeing Tours in Jáchymov

1. Schody hrůzy

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As the scary J á chymov staircase, the wooden staircase is occasionally referred to by the mass media as the wooden staircase of the first half of the 1950s. The century connected the Svornost shaft in Jachymov with the camp of the same name built on the slope above the mine shaft. It is 270 steep wooden staircases where prisoners and inmates are on their way to work, especially from work back to camp. Stairs rise sharply in the range of 25-28, or tilt about 50% in the plane. From the original staircase to the present, nothing has been preserved. However, around 2000, their wooden replicas were reinstalled at the site of the original staircase, part of the natural trail of J á chymov's hell.

Wikipedia: Schody hrůzy (Jáchymov) (CS)

2. 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)

3. 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)

4. 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)

5. 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)

6. 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)

7. svatý Jáchym a svatá Anna

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

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

8. Evangelický kostel Spasitele

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The Church of the Saviour is an evangelical church in Jáchymov, Czech Republic. Thanks to its location, it is one of the dominant features of the Jáchymov valley. It is protected as a cultural monument of the Czech Republic.

Wikipedia: Evangelický kostel Spasitele (Jáchymov) (CS)

Disclaimer Please be aware of your surroundings and do not enter private property. We are not liable for any damages that occur during the tours.

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