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War Monument Domanin, Czech Republic

Standard obelisk-style of monument. It is somewhat special because it shows images of the fallen soldiers and also the exact dates and location of where the soldiers died. 

 

Czech Republic, South Bohemia

Type of WWI-heritage

  • War monument

Dimensions

cca 1x1x3m

State of repair/preservation

In good condition, no repairs needed

Historical WWI Context

No fighting took place in the Czech lands during WWI, but soldiers from all regions were drafted in the Austro-Hungarian army to fight throughout Europe. The men drafted from domanin were conscripted into the k.u.k 91 Infantry Regiment.

The monument shows were the soldiers died, including two POW camps in Italy.

State of legal protection

none

Owner

Municipality of Domanin

Kind of cultural use of WWI

None

Opening

In public space, permanent accessible

Entrance Fee

none

Information regarding cities, villages, other touristic attractions (non-WWI) nearby

The village of Domanin is situated within the Unesco Trebon Biospere Reserve and Protected Landscape Area. It is in a region with a very high tourism for nature, culture, and history. Nearby Ceske Krumlov (40km) is a Unesco World Heritage Town with over a million visitors per year. The historic town of Ceske Budejovice is the main town of the region, and the eightst biggest town of the Czech Republic with over 190 000 inhabitants in the metropolitan area.

The historic town of Trebon (5 km) used to be the final seat of the Rozmberk family and a major visitors center as well. 

www.ckrumlov.info/docs/en/kaktualita.xml

www.c-budejovice.cz/en

www.mesto-trebon.cz

Accomodation

Local pensions, nearby main tourism destinations Trebon (5 km) with all facilities.

Public Transport

Bus stop at within 50 meters.

Further information sources

Other heritage sites nearby

Museums Private Collections

no

Location

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