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Works of architect Dušan Jurkovič in Nové Město nad Metují

Reconstruction and repair of the Nové Město Chateau and gardens

The greatest work by Jurkovič in eastern Bohemia was the 1908-1913 reconstruction and repair of the Nové Město Chateau and gardens.

Reconstruction and repair of the Nové Město Chateau and gardens

 

Reconstruction of the Peklo mill

Another successful work by Dušan Jurkovíč is the reconstruction of the Peklo mill into a tourist restaurant, which still functions today.

 

Reconstruction of the Peklo mill

 

The Bartelmus Villa at Rezek

The third great work by the architect is the Bartelmus Villa at Rezek. It is situated on a gentle southwestern hillside near the forest. It is a wooden structure with foundations from roughly hewn local marlstone. 

 

The Bartelmus Villa at Rezek

 

The Bartelmus Villa at Rezek

 

botanical gardens, arboretums

Chateau garden

The chateau garden went through a wide adaptation and revitalization under the guidance of the architect Jurkovič in the years before the 1st world war.

other points of interest

Peklo

It is both a village and a holiday restaurant as well as a valley. The hill-side of the deep valley has from one part a peak in the Sendražský hill and from the other part in a beautiful scenery of Koníček, a part of the Hunčovské Mountains.