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Horní Branná
Horní Branná Hrobka Špitál Zámek
, 512 36 Horní Branná
Email: ou@hbranna.cz
Phone: +420 481 584 178
Web: http://www.hbranna.cz
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This submontane village is located in a valley between hills and forests. Jan Amos Komenský, the famous Czech pedagogist, made a mark in the village’s history when he stayed here for a few months before going into exile in February 1628 with a group of Bohemian Brethren from nearby Bílá Třemešná. To commemorate him, a monument was established in the Horní Branná Renaissance palace in 1957. The village boasts a collection of buildings, including the Gothic Church of St Nicholas, the former hospital and the octagonal Harrach Family Tomb of the Holy Cross, built in the Neo-Romantic style in the 19th century after the family strongly influenced the history of the village.