In a marvellous situation on a bluff commanding the Lužnice Valley, Tabor takes its name from the biblical mountain where Christ is said to have appeared transfigured to his disciples. After the death of Jan Hus, the Hussites transferred their allegiance to the one-eyed general Jan Žižka, who continued the …Read More »
The town’s attractive main square, about 20 minutes’ walk from the station, is named after him and there is a statue by Josef Strachovksý. The tower of the Church of the Transfiguration, which dates from the 16th century, offers the best views of the gabled Renaissance and classical houses and of the town itself, which is seen melting into the distance.
Getting there: by taxi; or by bus from Florenc Station or by train from Main Station.
Recommended time at location: 2,5 hrs.