Religious monuments

Marian garden


The Marian garden is a tourist attraction situated south of Jičín. This vast area occupying more than 100 km2 offers a quiet environment with an interesting history. The major wealth of the site is its Baroque-style landscaping design from the turn of the 17th and 18th centuries, under the rule of Count František Josef Schlik.

Chapel of the the Birth of the Virgin Mary, Turnov


The Neo-Gothic church is situated in the location where the Vartemberks, most likely Havel of Lemberk and his wife Zdislava established a Dominican convent with a large church consecrated tothe Virgin Mary in the late 13th century.

Wooden belfry in Rovensko

Rovensko pod Troskami

The wooden belfry in Rovensko pod Troskami is the town\'s most important tourist attraction. It is situated outside the Church of St. Václav and was built in 1630.

Church of the Three Kings and Chapel of St. Ann, Mnichovo Hradiště

Mnichovo Hradiste

The chateau of Mnichovo Hradiště is adjoined by a complex of 17th-century Capuchin monastery.

Jewish synagogue, Turnov


Turnov Synagogue dates back to 1719 and was built of stone in the yard amidst blocks of flats in the Jewish part of the town.

Loreta, a Baroque-style chapel near Podhradí


The Loreta is situated about 1.5 km to the south-west of Podhradí.

Jewish cemetery in Turnov


The Jewish Cemetery on Sobotecká Street in Turnov is the only preserved Jewish cemetery in the District of Semily.

Church of St. Nicolas, Turnov


The oldest church in the historical centre of Turnov.

Church of St. Francis of Assissi, Turnov


The Church of St. Francis is situated in the upper part of Český ráj Square.

Church of St. Peter and Paul, Semily


The contemporary monumental building in the Roman style with a basilica ceiling was completed at the beginning of the twentieth century.

Loreta in Kosmonosy

Mlada Boleslav

The Loreta with the Chapel of St. Martin, the central Marian place and surrounding ambit built by Heřman Černín according to designs by G. B. Alliprandi in the beginning of the 18th century. The interior of the chapel conceals a small shrine with a copy of the ancient abode of the Virgin Mary in Nazareth.

Jewish synagogue, Jičín


Jičín Synagogue is one of the few well-preserved objects of Jewish heritage in Bohemian Paradise.

Congregation of the Czechoslovak Hussite Church, Semily


The Czechoslovak Hussite Church has been reconstructed recently and is a landmark of Semily again.

Chapel of St. Lawrence, Malá Skála

Mala Skala

The chateau`s chapel decorated by painters Vladimír Komárek and Josef Jíra.

Convent chapel of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, Nová Paka

Nova Paka

The most precious architectonic monument of Nová Paka.

Church of St. John of Nepomuk, Mladá Boleslav

Mlada Boleslav

The Church of St. John of Nepomuk was built by the Order of Knights of St. John in the mid-14th century.

Church of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Bozkov


A church with an observation tower and a valuable Gothic-style statue of the Madonna, to whom the local people refer as the Queen of the Mountains.

Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola, Jičín


The Church of St. Ignatius was originally the town\'s Gothic-style parish church consecrated to St. James, which was transferred to the Jesuits in 1622 and then consecrated to St. Ignatius.