city in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic

Nymburk is a city in Central Bohemia region of the Czech Republic. The historic town centre is well preserved and is protected by law as an urban monument zone.

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Nymburk, founded around 1275 as a royal city, is located at the mouth of the Mrlina river and the Elbe (Czech: Labe). The town is situated on both banks of the Elbe River and lies at the confluence of the Elbe and Mrlina rivers.

It was destroyed in the Thirty Years' War. The city has around 15,000 inhabitants (2019).

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The city is located around 53 km east of Prague.

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The nearest international airport is Praha-Ruzynĕ Airport, west of Prague. Getting through Prague by car is not easy.

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From Prague with line S2 via Lysá nad Labem.

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Nymburk is located around 11 km north of the Dálnice 11 motorway, which leads from Prague to Hradec Králové (Königgrätz), exit 25. From the direction of Liberec, take the Dálnice 10 motorway past Mladá Boleslav and then continue on the Silnice highway from exit 39 38 directly to Nymburk. Coming from the south, if you want to avoid Prague, you can drive via Vlašim and Kolín.

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Map of Nymburk

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  • 1 City walls of Nymburk.  
  • 2 Zámek Loučeň.  
  • 3 Mcely Castle.  
  • 4 Romanka viewing tower.  
  • 5 Libenského Colonnade.  
  • The listed Gothic Chram sv. Jilji church, a brick building built in 1280–1380. This church, together with the preserved buildings of the Nymburk fortification, is a unique example of brick Gothic (originally North German) architecture in the Czech lands.
  • The main landmark of the square is a rare Renaissance town hall from 1526..
  • The Marian column from 1713.
  • Vlastivědné muzeum Nymburk
  • The road bridge from 1913, which connects the town centre with the neighborhood of Zálabí.
  • Nymburk Synagogue

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  • 1 Chotuc park.  

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