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Hanc and Vrbata Monument
Mohyla Hanče a Vrbaty

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GPS: 50°45'8.5"N 15°32'51.8"E
1394m above sea level

16 km

Horní Branná

rate from 141 Eur

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Hanc and Vrbata Monument source: Wikimedia Commons
Hanc and Vrbata Monument source: Wikimedia Commons
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source: Association of towns and villages of the Krkonoš Region
source: Association of towns and villages of the Krkonoš Region
source: Association of towns and villages of the Krkonoš Region
source: Association of towns and villages of the Krkonoš Region
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Description:
It was built in memory of the tragic event in a skiing contest on 24 March 1913 when one of the best Czech skiers, Bohumil Hanc, tried to finish the contest, which everyone else had given up, but subsequently lost his battle with the cruel mountain weather. His friend Vaclav Vrbata, one of his supporters, went to help him in the storm. He found him and lent him his coat so that Hanc could finish the contest. Unfortunately, both of them died. Hanc was found exhausted and numb with cold, and died after... more information
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16 km

Horní Branná

rate from 141 Eur

another accommodation offer

The nearest place for swimming
Hotel Lesana
4 km

Hotel Lesana

covered swimming pool for the public, indoor jacuzzi for the public, sauna for the public, solarium, sporting goods and equipment rental, massage for the public, billiards - pool

Špindlerův Mlýn

Nearest restaurant

129 m

fast food, summer terrace / garden

Vítkovice

Nearest information centre
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