Jablonec nad Nisou is a town in the Liberec region in the Czech Republic. The town with the population of about 45,000 people is the largest settlement in the region after its capital Liberec, which is located near Jablonec nad Nisou and connected with the tram line. Jablonec nad Nisou is a popular winter resort in the Jizera Mountains, the center of active and extreme sports and the world-famous producer of jewelry and glass. Jablonec nad Nisou leads its history from the mid-14th century. The name of the town can be translated as “the apple-tree place”. In the 18th century Jablonec nad Nisou village was granted the title of the town due to the production of jewelry, which became popular throughout Europe. After some time in the 19th century the town became wealthy and prosperous.
With the development of Jablonec nad Nisou there began to appear architectural buildings in the neo-Renaissance and Art-Nouveau styles, administration and tax offices as well as villas of rich merchants. One of the most interesting sights of Jablonec nad Nisou is the Old Town Hall along with the Roman Catholic Church of St. Ann, Catholic Church of Lord's Most Sacred Heart, Old-Catholic Church of Exaltation of Holy Cross and Dr. Farský's Lutheran Church. Among other historical buildings of Jablonec nad Nisou there are Municipal Baths, Town Theater, Post Office, and the very popular Museum of Glass and Costume Jewelry, where are kept the most significant items of this art and can be seen the history of jewelry and glass production in Jablonec nad Nisou.
Jablonec nad Nisou can also offer its tourists many possibilities for different kinds of sports and comfortable accommodation. You can always book hotels in the Liberec region and its cities and towns. Here you can stay in such hotels as Resident Harrachov, Hotel Radnice Reichenberg, Hotel BÅ™ízky, Hotel Rehavital and others.