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Hrad Kumburk

A cache by nalda, now adopted by greyshade Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 07/18/2006
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
2 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:


Doporucene startovní misto: N 50°29,748' E 15°27,2921', lze tam i zaparkovat auto.

Cache je umistena na miste kde je spousty stromu, takze nejake GPS nemusi mit signal. Proto si radeji vemte napovedu.

Hrad založený na pocátku 14.st. býval s Velišem najvetším hradem na Jicínsku. Hradní areál je príkladem tzv. koncentrického hradu, u nás ne príliš bežného, kdy jednotlivé cásti nejsou umísteny za sebou, ale nad sebou. Z mohutné zríceniny a gotického hradu na výrazném cedicovém kopci je krásný rozhled po krajine.

Areál hradu s dochovanými zbytky hradebních zdí, cástí vstupní brány a veže. Dále dochována velká cást paláce se vstupem do bývalého prízemí.

Starting place is: N 50°29,748' E 15°27,2921', you can parking your car there.

Cache is in the wood, therefor any GPS hasn´t signal. Rather you bring along help.

The castle originated in the beginning of the 14th century. One more round of fortifications was added in the first half of the following century but it was all plundered during Thirty Years War by Swedish and brought down from caeasr Loepold's command in 1658.

Castle areal with preserved remains of fortification walls, parts of the entrance hall and tower. Other remainings include a large part of the palace with the entrance to the former basement (1st floor).

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

arwzbuhgarwfv yrfav obungle

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
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N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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