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Joachimsthaler Hell educational trail

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An educational trail leads through the surroundings of the spa town of Jáchymov, which reminds of the lives of thousands of political prisoners from the nearby labor camps at the uranium mines. The Joachimsthaler Hölle educational trail measures 8.5 km and has 12 rest points, where not only the uranium mines and storage facilities are reported, but also about the nature and ecology of the Ore Mountains. In Jáchymov (Joachimsthal) you will also find other sights that are worth visiting. More about Jáchymov (Joachimsthal) »

The first information board is at the St. Joachim church. The path then continues past the Eintracht Pit (Svornost). In the open-air mining museum you can visit an exhibition of mining technology and take a look at the accessible medieval silver tunnels and the modern uranium tunnels. Something interesting awaits you at every other resting point. The path ends at the Schlick Castle, from where you have a beautiful view of the town of Jáchymov (Joachimsthal) and the surrounding hills of the Ore Mountains.

Resting points on the Joachimsthaler Hölle educational trail:

  1. Introductory text in front of the Church of St. Joachim
  2. Svornost Pit (Eintracht)
  3. Barbora Association's open-air mining museum
  4. Camp Svornost (Eintracht)
  5. City pond
  6. Nikolaj camp
  1. Eduard Pit
  2. Ecological resting point - forests
  3. Resting point - Horký rybník (Hot Pond)
  4. Eliáš camp
  5. Camp Rovnost (equality)
  6. Schlick Castle

More information about the Joachimsthaler Hell educational trail is available from the Boží Dar information center. Contact information center »

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Camp Svornost (Eintracht)

Barbora camp

Svornost Pit (Eintracht)

Svornost Pit (Eintracht)

Eliáš camp

Schlick Castle

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