Olomouc (German name: Olmütz) is a city in the Moravia region in the east of the Czech republic. It is said to have been built on the site of a Roman fort built by Julius Caesar. By the 10th century a Olomouc existed as a settlement which in the 12th century became the capital of Moravia. Olomouc has a pretty historic core, at whose centre lies the Horni Namesti square with the town hall and a baroque Holy Trinity Column, which has been listed as a UNESCO world heritage sites in the year 2000. As with other Czech cities also here the German speaking population was expelled after the end of World War II.
01 Horni Namesti square with town hall 02 Town hall 03 Alley at night 04 Town hall at night 05 Astronomical clock
06 Holy Trinity column and town hall at night 07 Horni Namesti square with town hall and holy trinity column at night 08 Horni Namesti square with town hall and holy trinity column at night 09 Holy Trinity column at night
10 Holy Trinity column at night 11 Holy Trinity column detail 12 Olomouc City shopping mall 13 Olomouc City shopping mall 14 Olomouc City shopping mall 15 Russian Orthodox church
16 Holy Trinity column and town hall at night
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