TRIP TO KADAŇ
Kadaň, the second largest town of the former Chomutov district is one of the best preserved historic towns of northern Bohemia. This fact gave rise to granting the status of the urban conservation area in 1978. The former royal castle is one of the historical treasures. At the time of Maria Theresa it was rebuilt into the barracks, together with the Gothic fortification of the city as one of the best preserved fortifications in the Czech Republic.
At the large rectangular square surely the building of the town hall with a huge, 54 meters high tower, then the beautiful baroque parish church of Holy Cross Elevation and a number of houses from the Renaissance period will attract you. Some of them were rebuilt and adapted in Baroque style and later in Rococo style. A narrow alley from the east side of the square to the city walls is a rarity because in the 17th century it was used only by the headsman and knacker. Only two (Mikulovická and Žatecká gates) of the original three city gates were preserved. From the Žatecká gate only the barbican was preserved, but both gates belong to the interesting sights. The late Gothic Franciscan monastery in the western part of the city is also worth visiting. The whole area of the monastery with the church, chapel, park and garden was declared a national cultural monument in1995. This of course does not end the list of historical monuments - Elizabethan Monastery, Church of St. Anne and many others could be added. City of Kadaň is a real attraction not only for the enthusiasts who are interested in history.