Lipnice nad Sázavou

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Lipnice nad Sázavou

Lipnice nad Sázavou is a village in the Vysočina Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 700 inhabitants.

It is where, at the Czech Crown Inn, Czech author Jaroslav Hašek wrote a substantial part of The Good Soldier Švejk (books Two, Three, and Four) before he died in 1923. Hašek is buried at the Lipnice Old Cemetery.

Lipnice was the location where Václav Havel made his first public appearance in 19 years in 1988, at a folk festival.

There is a notable 14th century castle at Lipnice nad Sázavou.

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Coordinates: 49°36′47″N 15°24′45″E / 49.61306°N 15.41250°E / 49.61306; 15.41250