- Founded in 993 AD by Saint Adalbert, this weathered monastery - sitting in a quiet, forested area on the edge of town - is the oldest in Bohemia. Today, it is still inhabited by monks. Just below the monastery are remnants of the original church, which during Communist times was a holding ground for suspicious-looking foreigners detained by the Ministry of Interior. A good way off the beaten tourist trail, the monastery still offers guided tours on Saturdays and Sundays, although these can also be arranged ahead of time during the week.
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