Jablonec nad Nisou is naturally a cultural, sports and recreational centre of the region. Architecturally it is a young town, its greatest flowering occurred at the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th century. Many interesting places, important buildings and districts are worth visiting. There are unmistakable traces of Art Nouveau, functionalism and Neo-Renaissance.
You will be able to find your way around easily, as the centre is made up of three superimposed squares and the Petřín Hotel with its observation tower on the southern horizon. Near the centre, a dam was built at the beginning of the last century, which has become not only a unique technical monument, but also a year-round recreational facility for the town. It is still true that Jablonec nad Nisou is a town of glass and jewellery. Just as in the past, you will encounter the fragile beauty of glass products and jewellery, and you will get closer to the tradition of the skilful hands of local glassmakers that has been developing for centuries. The town offers a unique cultural facility that is unparalleled in our country - the Museum of Glass and Costume Jewellery. It presents its extensive collections mainly through the permanent exhibitions "The Magic World of Costume Jewellery" and "The Magic Garden", but also through frequent exhibitions.
Jablonec nad Nisou invites all those looking for a varied and active holiday. By visiting it, you can combine the advantages of city life, such as cultural and sporting activities, with the benefits of its location near the Jizera Mountains. Easily accessible are recreational resorts such as Bedřichov (where public transport and seasonal buses run from Jablonec), Severák, Špičák, Jizerka or Harrachov. In just an hour you can reach the capital city of Prague. We believe that the moments spent in Jablonec n. N. and its surroundings will bring you the joy of a pleasant time.