Telč (Czech pronunciation: [tɛltʃ]; German: Teltsch) is a town in southern Moravia, near Jihlava, in the Czech Republic. The town was founded in 13th century as a royal water fort on the crossroads of busy merchant routes between Bohemia, Moravia and Austria.
Besides the monumental 17th century Renaissance chateau with an English-style park (a rebuilding of original Gothic castle), the most significant sight is the town square, a unique complex of long urban plaza with well-conserved Renaissance and Baroque houses with high gables and arcades; since 1992 all of this has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The Gothic castle was built in the second half of the 14th century. At the end of the 15th century the castle fortifications were strengthened and a new gate-tower built. In the middle of the 16th century the medieval castle no longer satisfied Renaissance nobleman Zachariá of Hradec, who had the castle altered in the Renaissance style. The ground floor was vaulted anew, the facade decorated with sgraffito, and the state apartments and living quarters received stucco ornamentation together with trompe l'oeil paintings and chiaroscuro in 1553. The counter-reformation brought the Jesuits to the town, who built the church, Name of Jesus, in 1666-1667, according to the plans of Domenico Orsi. The column of the Virgin and the fountain in the centre of the square date from the 18th century.
Prior to the Expulsion of Germans from Czechoslovakia after World War II, Telč had, as did its neighbor Jihlava, a principally German-speaking population.
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emka (68704) 2014-02-14 23:44
Witaj, Teraz jak mozna wstawic duże zdjecia to calkiem inaczej to wyglada. Zmisciłews w kadrze chyba za dwadzieścia domów. I jak Ci sie udalo, ze tylko jeden samochód i prawie nie ma ludzi? super kadr i kolory.
jhm (131876) 2014-02-15 0:30
Incredible but these picture gives quiet through the much nice facades.
Of course a wonderful architecture picture
Excellent presentation, colour and sharpness are perfect.
Very well done, TFS.
Have a nice weekend,
SWEETFREEDOM (20810) 2014-02-15 0:37
beautiful houses. great colors and details.
dta (60259) 2014-02-15 0:43
Hello Georg ,
C'est une excellente perspective sur cette remarquable rangée de maisons aux façades colorées , toutes plus belles les unes que les autres .
snunney (76436) 2014-02-15 1:35
What a row of beautiful façades! I like the oblique point of view and the long deep perspective. The colours and detail are well rendered under a pleasant ambient light. You were lucky to have few cars and tourists to mar this wonderful view. Have a fine weekend.
ikeharel (48388) 2014-02-15 2:01
Fantastic colors of the many facades in a long row, Georg.
There is no lense, the widest to show the impossible taking of the whole in one shot.
Yet, managed great depth aloong, clarity and colors that mingle beautifully above the countless archs.
Admirable and impressive.
Enjoy your weekend,
subhendu_bagchi (24413) 2014-02-15 3:49
namaste, an excellent composition here using a nice angular POV. Great depth of this image. Eye catching colours. Nice view with graphical presence of those triangular facades of those buildings. Superb one. Tfs.
yquem46 (38102) 2014-02-15 4:04
I have been so many times to Prague, but never to Telc
And of course this is clearly the kind of picture that makes me bitterly regret
Excellent luminosity, colors and long perspective compo
bravo, have a nice WE
cornejo (25543) 2014-02-15 4:33
Hello Georg, great view with a great view of this beautiful and interesting street with beautiful facades, perfectly captured by a great pov with excellent picture. Interesting picture with good sharpness, depth and quality. A great job well done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this beautiful work.
Good afternoon and happy Sunday.
Warm greetings from southern Spain.
Fis2 (79834) 2014-02-15 4:43
Ladny kadr i perspektywa.
U mnie 10 i pochmurno ;(
Sergiom (50674) 2014-02-15 5:36
Premièrement, je dois te remercier de me faire connaitre un aussi bel endroit que je ne connaissais pas.Je me dois de mettre Telc sur ma liste des choses à voir. Toutes ces maisons sont tellement belles et quel superbe point de fuite.
SnapRJW (27098) 2014-02-15 6:01
Hello Georg - The facades here are stunningly beautiful with their decorative gables and window surrounds. I'm surprised too by the arched arcades, I don't think I've seen this feature on Baroque architecture before. I can see why this is a World Heritage Site as it is a remarkable long line of attractive and well preserved buildings. Your shot show them off well as we can enjoy the very long line and variety of colours. Very nice! Warm regards Rosemary
Romano46 (15678) 2014-02-15 7:17
la più bella città della repubblica ceca insieme a Praga.
Ne hai saputo fare un soggetto splendido per la composizione e la cura del colore saturo quanto basta per metterne in evidenza le caratteristiche.
Ciao e buon fine settimana
photoray (8464) 2014-02-15 8:39
Attractive diagonal view of Teltsch renaissance baroque architecture, elaborate frontage designs and varying colors, from front to background.
Nicely composed and created,
Graal (94192) 2014-02-15 9:06
kamieniczki sa przepiekne. Fajne ujecie w takiej perspektywie. Super sa te kolorowe fasady. Miejsce warte odwiedzenia. Dobra prezentacja.
Silvio1953 (111156) 2014-02-15 9:37
Ciao Geporg, great parade of beautiful facadesm lovely composition with fantastic colors, fine details, excellent perspective and splendid light, very well done my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio
Corry (4138) 2014-02-15 12:10
Cette place est magnifique avec toutes ces belles maisons colorées avec leurs hauts pignons et arcades. Elles sont vraiment très jolies. Point de vue bien choisi. Bien fait.
siamesa (27701) 2014-02-15 14:12
Boa noite Georg
Simply a fantastic architecture.This photo is perfect to show these lovely houses.
Gigidusud (12217) 2014-02-16 3:39
A beautiful diagonal and a great perspective on these pretty colorful houses. Excellent POV and framing. I love it!
abmdsudi (36390) 2014-02-16 6:57
Fabulous image in sublime colors, a lively shot and wonderful composition that brings all its features to life. Crispy, bright and superb contrast making this a very fine image. The overall effect is very pleasing to the eye. Brilliant capture and excellent infor notes. Congrats.
tedesse (24722) 2014-02-16 14:45
Piekne podcieniowe kamieniczki!
Super kolory i ostrosc,piekne swiatlo.
Kamilutka (6737) 2014-02-17 5:04
piekne czeskie kamieniczki i wyglada na toze caly rynek jest dosc pokazny jesli chodzi o rozmiary. W tym poznowiosennym sloncu wszystkie kolory fasad sa bardzo ladnie uwypuklone. Swietna ostrosc i bardzo ladnie zdjecie.
Angshu (53982) 2014-02-17 21:33
Telc is a beautiful place & I hope to visit it someday...this is a lovely post with the wonderful houses...each one different and unique in design...almost like a fashion parade...Beautiful shot!
npecanhuk (59040) 2014-02-18 3:57
Wonderful colorful façades!
Very beautiful and attractive picture!
Sharpness, exposure, colors, horizontal format, chosen pov and composition are all excellent!
TFS - congrats,
Cricri (97075) 2014-02-19 9:48
Excellente perspective de ces maisons colorées a l'architectures vraiment magnifiques, belle lumière et toujours de sublime couleurs