The Church of the Virgin Mary

kostelThe Church of the Virgin Mary on the main road – this Baroque church with a massive onion dome was built from 1727-1732 on the site of an older chapel from 1694. It was commissioned by the owner of the local estate Count Wolf Jindřich Notha...
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Pancíř (armour) – observation tower


The tower on top of the peak called Pancíře nad Železnou Rudou offers views of the western part of the Bohemian Forest, with the highest mountain being Großer Arber (1456 m) on the German side. In clear weather you can see the peaks of the Alps around Dachstein. Originally there stood a wooden  observation tower built by the Austrian Tourist Club in 1880. After its demise the Czech Hiking Club built a chalet with a terrace designed by the ...
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Černé and Čertovo jezero (Black and Devil’s Lake)

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The national nature reserve of Černé a Čertovo jezero is situated in an unspoilt part of Šumava and is one of the most visited tourist destinations of the entire mountain range. With an area of 18.43 ha the Černé jezero is the largest lake in Šumava and the Bavarian Forest. The deepest point (40.5 m) lies directly below the 335 metre high wall of Jezerní Mountain. It is home to many rare f...
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Museum of Historic Motorcycles

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This exhibition in Železná Ruda contains a collection of historic motorcycles and bicycles as well as several historic cars. Here you can find vehicles that cannot be found anywhere else in the world, often preserved in just one piece or a few exemplars. So, for example, you can see the unique Gőrner Klatovy motorcycle from 1921, the belt driven Tyler from 1919, the first car made by Skoda with wooden wheels and m...
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Orea Resort Horizont


The Orea Resort Horizont is located on the southern slope of Pancíř. It offers an indoor swimming pool and a terrace with panoramic views. Wellness facilities can be used free of charge. It is also possible to hire ski equipment from the grounds. There is also free Wi-Fi available. The Orea Resort Horizont offers rooms with satellite TV, a telephone, an electronic safe and toil...
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Pension Böhmerwald

Pension Bohmerwald

A family-run guesthouse Böhmerwald is located in the centre of Železná Ruda, just 3 km from the border with Germany. It has a non-smoking restaurant, a fitness centre and a sauna. Wi-Fi and parking are free. All of the rooms at Böhmerwald have a bathroom with a hairdryer, a minibar and a safety deposit box. Pension Böhmerwald also has a non-smoking restauran...
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Café Charlotte


A patisserie with a coffee shop Café Charlotte is one of the most sought-after cake shops in Šumava with great desserts and delicious ice-creams and knickerbocker glories with real whipped cream. Café Charlotte offers pleasant seating in a stylish cake and coffee shop in the heart of Železná Ruda. All of the cakes and ice creams are made in the shop using their own ...
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Hotel Belvedér


The hotel has its own kitchen and restaurant.

As soon as you walk into it, you suddenly find yourself thousand...
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Penzion a Restaurace U Zlomené lyže

zlomena lyze

In this stylish restaurant, which is located near the centre of Železná Ruda, you can enjoy traditional homemade Czech cuisine. You will appreciate the non-smoking environment with 40 seats and the separate dining room for undisturbed privacy. In the summer it is possible to sit on the pleasant terrace which seats 20.
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Ski&bike Špičák


Lovers of adrenaline and rapid descents on mountain bikes will find the perfect place at the Špičák resort close to Železná Ruda. Currently the bikepark at Špičák is the fastest growing bikepark in the Czech Republic. Špičák offers a wide selection and it is possible to combine freeride, downhill, north shore and jumps.
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Environmental Centre

jelen centrum

Here you can find sections on: geology, the black stork, the Šumava forests, herbs and mushrooms, the European beaver, red deer, a 3D cinema and The Origins of Skiing in Šumava.
A Tourist Information Centre (ITC) has also been recently opened here.

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