The Town of Havlíčkův Brod

Havlíčkův Brod is the largest town in the Czech part of the Vysočina Region. The decisive moment that made the rural town an important industrial centre of Vysočina was the construction of the railway of the Austrian Northwest Railway and the train station in Brod. Německý Brod, today’s Havlíčkův Brod, thus became the transport centre of the region.

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Karel Havlíček Borovský

View ArticleFounder of political journalism, writer and poet. A European-type thinker, a supporter of political and economic liberalism. His poetic work significantly influenced the development of Czech satire. With a brave struggle against Austrian absolutism and tragic fate, it has become a symbol of the struggle against oppression, loyalty to the ideals of democracy and freedom….

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History of glassmaking in the region of Havlíčkův Brod

Havlíčkův Brod has a famous tradition in the glass industry. Read a brief overview of the history of glassmaking in our region.

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