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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chrislo (4097) 2014-02-18 1:34
A lovely shot of this of typical Czech town. I like the contrast between the red roofed buildings and the sky. The calm water and the soft light make this a serene composition. And interesting note, too.
snunney (103197) 2014-02-18 1:40
You have chosen a fine point of view to show us this attractive riverside town. I like the layered composition and the contrast in tones. The image is evenly lit and has very good colours and clarity.
Apurba20 (984) 2014-02-18 1:52
Great architecture. And a perfect water body to back it up.
emka (102484) 2014-02-18 2:22
Cześć, Ładny widok Telca od strony wody, super koloy.
Subhogen (4067) 2014-02-18 3:03
Nice view of old chateau from the side of the lake. Well managed light and colour in not very suitable conditions. The contrast between the bright orange roofs and the sky is very attractive. A nice one, thanks for sharing.
npecanhuk (75660) 2014-02-18 3:56
Wonderful architectural details!
Beautiful and attractive picture!
Sharpness, exposure, colors, horizontal format, chosen pov and composition are all excellent!
TFS - congrats,
jhm (156446) 2014-02-18 4:22
A lovely shot of this of typical Czech town with a lovely light cloudy sky, and nice architecture in background, wonderful and lovely taken with a lot care.
Very well composition, light and colours are excellent taken.
Nice done, TFS.
Have a nice day,
Sergiom (84337) 2014-02-18 5:39
Les toits oranges sont un très beau point focal dans ce très beau ciel. Le point de vue est excellent por nous montrer l'immeuble dans son ensemble. Les canards ont tout un spectacle.
timecapturer (49288) 2014-02-18 5:40
a wonderful looking town this, with such attractive styling and eye-catching red roofs. A sharp image across the waters that makes it look so beautiful and intriguing. Excellent, I like this image a lot.
Silvio1953 (148375) 2014-02-18 6:09
Ciao Georg, great view of lovely town with beautiful buildings, wonderful colors, excellent clarity and splendid light, very well done my friend, ciao Silvio
adramad (47624) 2014-02-18 7:24
The stunning beauty of this monument, which on the River, takes greater charm.
Very good brightness and sharpness, with beautiful colors.
Well seen and done better. I love it.
Have a good day.
luciola (2966) 2014-02-18 9:22
Ladnie skadrowane, lagodne sympatyczne kolory. Fajne miejsce.
Romano46 (18472) 2014-02-18 9:41
dopo lo spettacolare foto della piazza anche questa rappresentazione di Telc è particolarmente bella.
Notevole anche in questa l'importanza del colore che con la sua saturazione offre una bella rappresentazione della città.
Perfetta la composizione.
Un'altro eccellente ritratto di quella che è una delle più belle città della Repubblica Ceca.
Ciao e buona serata
cornejo (44607) 2014-02-18 11:14
Hello Georg, I like this great photo of these beautiful buildings with river in foreground, beautifully captured in this interesting image, with good sharpness, depth, light and beautiful color. Very good and interesting job well done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this beautiful work.
Good night and happy week.
Best wishes from southern Spain.
Corry (4508) 2014-02-18 21:00
Très beau point de vue sur ces bâtiments en bordure de l'eau. Les couleurs sont très attrayantes. Bon cadrage avec les branches. Bien fait.
Sonata11 (33969) 2014-02-18 21:04
sliczne kolejne zdjecie. Bardzo podoba mi sie to miejsce jak i samo wykonanie. Moje gratulacje.
Periko (5902) 2014-02-18 21:18
Beautiful architecture, Georg, I really like it.
The lighting is somewhat rare, despite the blue sky.
shevchenko (20548) 2014-02-18 23:20
Good pov and good frame to show an old town by the river, lovely old castle and architectures, nice relaxing view with such beautiful natural environment, distinct photo, good shoot.
Kamilutka (8107) 2014-02-19 0:35
ten widok na Telc podoba mi sie nawet bardziej niz poprzedni. Woda zdecydowanie potrafi urozmaicic zdjecie, a te wystajace konary kreuja ciekawy element na pierwszym planie.
Bardzo dobra ostrosc i kolory.
subhendu_bagchi (26089) 2014-02-19 1:49
namaste, another nice combination of architecture cum nature photography. Great composition. I like the colours of it. A very well exposed and presented one. Tfs.
ikeharel (74701) 2014-02-19 2:16
Good morning Georg,
Waterfront scenery under mild daylight, yet collected superbly.
Ducks enjoy the beautiful complex with red roof-tops, and the rising three typical domes. Superb sharp details, the round window attract the view on first look.
pajaran (63420) 2014-02-19 6:03
Dobar dan, popodne.
Interesantan i dobar tekst o starom gradu i dvorcu, sa istorijom i opisom ...
Lep pogled i trenutak ...
Dobar trenutak snimak, ostrina i kontrast, lepo pokazano mesto, stari dvorac i detalji na fasadi, lepe boje.
Dobro ulovljen trenutak sa plovkama i oblacima.
Lepo popodne i sve najbolje.
Good afternoon, this afternoon.
Interesting and good article about the old town and the castle, with a history and description of the ...
Nice view and a second ...
Good time recording, sharpness and contrast nicely demonstrated place, the old castle and the details of the facade, beautiful colors.
Well captured moments with the float and clouds.
Nice afternoon and all the best.
Fis2 (102234) 2014-02-19 7:28
Wspanialy widok, piekne budowle.
abmdsudi (56288) 2014-02-19 9:15
What a glorious landscape by the riverside taken from impressive pov leading the eyes through to the imposing architectural beauty in the backdrop with excellent focal of interest conveying a happy mood indeed. Some exquisite work with lovely tonal range with vivid colors grabbing attention, and bit of glow on water sheen is an added value to the whole capture. Superb shot, Congrats