Boskovice (Czech pronunciation: [ˈboskovɪtsɛ]; German: Boskowitz) is a town in the Czech Republic.
The town is in the Drahanská Highlands, about 30 to 40 kilometres (19 to 25 mi) north of Brno, the most important city of Moravia.
Boskovice was probably founded in the 11th century and received its town charter in the 14th century. It used to have one of the largest Jewish communities in Moravia.
Until 1918, BOSKOWITZ - BOSKOVICE (BOSKOWIZ in 1850) was part of the Austrian monarchy (Austria side after the compromise of 1867), head of the district with the same name, one of the 34 Bezirkshauptmannschaften in Moravia.
- Ruin of a 13th-century Gothic castle
- St. Jacob´s church
- The Empire Chateau
- The Jewish cemetery of Boskovice which belongs to the largest ones in the Czech Republic, founded in the 17th century
- The Big Synagogue
Boskovice is twinned with:
Entry gate to Boskovice Castle
Tower of the old town hall
The greenhouse in the chateau
A view at the eastern part of the town
- ^ Handbook of Austria and Lombardy-Venetia Cancellations on the Postage Stamp Issues 1850-1864, by Edwin MUELLER, 1961.
- ^ Die postalischen Abstempelungen auf den österreichischen Postwertzeichen-Ausgaben 1867, 1883 und 1890, Wilhelm KLEIN, 1967
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