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Rock-gate Pravčická brána

National nature sight, the largest sandstone bridge in Europe, span 30m, height 21m, minimum thickness of the arch 3m. The gateway as such is closed to the public and can be viewed only from a lookout point close to it. At the foot of the rock bridge is a stylish restaurant called "Falcon´s Nest" (Sokolí hnízdo). Hans Andersen, the story writer, visited the site in 1831 and 1835. Other interestin sandstone formations can be found in the neighbourhood.

Infocentre - 407 17 Hřensko 82, tel.: +420 412 554 286, e-mail: info@pbrana.cz

Pravčická gate Pravčická gate
Pravčická brána
Pravčická gate Pravčická gate
Pravčická brána
Pravčická gate Pravčická gate
Pravčická brána and Sokolí hnízdo
Rocks by Pravčická gate Rocks by Pravčická gate
Pravčická brána
The view from Pravčická gate The view from Pravčická gate
Sight from Pravčická brána