Předhradí

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Castle Rychmurk
Location of Předhradí in the Czech Republic

Předhradí is a village in the Pardubice Region of the Czech Republic. It has around 460 inhabitants.

Village Dolívka is administrative part of Předhradí.

The first written mention about Předhradí comes from 1654. Its name means before the castle and relates to the castle Rychmburk.

Rychmburk was first mentioned between the end of 13th and beginning of 14th century. During 1530-40 the castle was rebuilt and further changes were made at the end of 16th century. Today it serves as retirement house and place for art exhibitions and as a small museum.

Other historical buildings is church from 1753, park, sculpture of a saint from 1723. The village is protected as historical town.

Of people born here the most known is poet Adolf Heyduk (1835 - 1923).

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Coordinates: 49°50′02″N 16°02′25″E / 49.83389°N 16.04028°E / 49.83389; 16.04028