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Slavic Fortified Settlement in Mikulčice

Title: Slavic Fortified Settlement in Mikulčice
Description: Slavic Fortified Settlement in Mikulčice is an Early-medieval Great Moravian Memorial that was built in the 8th and 9th century. It consists of large acropolis, outer ward and underground. It is a monument of great cultural and historical importance of Great Moravia with large valuable archaeological discoveries. There are foundation negatives of eight churches and the Princely Castle presented in the terrain. The archaeological research took place from 1954 to 1992. The Visitor Centre of this national cultural monument offers the following g exposition „GREAT MORAVIAN MIKULČICE – PRINCELY CASTLE IN FLOOD PLAIN OF THE RIVER MORAVA“. It was created in 1997 and serves as a memorial to Great Moravia in broad context. The second pavilion exposition „GREAT MORAVIAN MIKULČICE – SECOND CHURCH AND RELIGIOUS ARCHITECTURE OF PRINCELY CASTLE“ was opened in 2008 and presents audiovisual projection of Mikulčice history and importance as well as foundation negatives of the second church, grave holes and authentic copies of jewellery, weapons, riding equipment and spurs. The exposition was awarded by Gloria Musealis in the category „Museum Exhibition of 2008“. Charming forest park and natural beauties of Mikulčice flood plain with meadow forests are both part of the rugged terrain. The composed archaeology park tries to achieve to be recorded on the List of world cultural heritage UNESCO.
E-mail: info@mikulcice-valy_info
Web URL: www.mikulcice-valy.info
Contact person: PhDr. František Synek
Phone: +420 518 357 293
Phone: +420 604 384 410
Address: Mikulčice - Valy
GPS: 48°49'6.977"N 17°2'53.236"E
Opening hours: Main season (April – October): Tuesday to Friday 9 a.m. – 4.30 p.m Saturday, Sunday, Public Holiday 9 a.m. – 5.30 p.m. Off-season (1st November – 20th December, 5th January – 31st March): Working days Monday to Friday 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
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