Les kralovstvi - Filip Šubrt Photo

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Les kralovstvi

Dam Les Království (Forest Kingdom) is a significant technical monument, which was built in 1910 -1919. Stone towers with red roof on top of the dam built in pseudo-gothic style reminiscent of something beautiful, almost fairytale. The dam is one of the most beautiful and the most visited in the Czech Republic.

Dam Les Království is a valley dam on the river Elbe. Located at small village Těšnov in the cadastral Bílá Třemešná, 4 km upstream from the city Dvůr Králové nad Labem. The dam is unusual construction execution - it is built in a romantic pseudo-gothic style. On the dam is completed by two gates with decorative turrets. Around the dam lead the trail which called Lesem Království, visitors can find there information boards about forestry and hunting.

In 2010 the dam was declared a national cultural monument.