Týn nad Vltavou
The settlement was founded in the 10th century as a trading place. In the 12th century a castle was build on a hill above Týn. In later times this castle was completely destroyed as a result of multiple attacks.
In the 13th century a wooden bridge was build at the crossing place of the river. It was the first bridge in South Bohemia. Týn became the perfect location for the transit of salt that was transported via the Golden Route from southern countries to the city.
In Týn nad Vltavou there is an active cultural life. The municipal museum with exhibitions of dolls and mineral rocks lies at the market square.
At this square is also the municipal galleria art club. This galleria has made name as one of the best in the Czech Republic thanks to exhibitions of the best Czech artisans.
Thanks to its unique setting, with the both dams Orlická and Hněvkovická in the vicinity, Týn nad Vltavou and its surrroundings is one of the best areas for water sport activities.
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