Náměstí Zachariáše z Hradce

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Telč , Czech Republic
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Lonely Planet review

Telč's stunning town square is a tourist attraction in its own right. Most houses here were built in Renaissance style in the 16th century after a fire levelled the town in 1530. Some facades were given baroque facelifts in the 17th and 18th centuries, but the overall effect is harmoniously Renaissance.

Some famous houses on the square include No 15 , which shows the characteristic Renaissance sgraffito. The house at No 48 was given a baroque facade in the 18th century. No 61 has a lively Renaissance facade rich in sgraffito. The Marian column in the middle of the square dates from 1717, and is a relatively late baroque addition.