Renezancní vodárenská vež / Renaissance Water Tower (Tábor)
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N 49° 24.900 E 014° 39.626
33U E 475370 N 5473646
Quick Description: The historic water tower in Tábor is rare example of technical Renaissance structure which is connecting perfectly architectural beauty with unique technical solution...
Location: Jihočeský kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 3/7/2011 9:23:52 AM
Waymark Code: WMAXAT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Lindik
Views: 89

Long Description:

The historic water tower in Tábor is rare example of technical Renaissance structure which is connecting perfectly architectural beauty with unique technical solution.

Water tower in Tábor is a unique Renaissance technical construction, decorated with vault gables and letter sgrafitto facade. An unusual appliance pumped water from the water reservoir to a height of 32 meters. Then water was piped to fountains all over the town Tábor. Water was taken from the reservoir - the main source of drinking water. The one of the first dams in Central Europe was built in 1492 and was called after the biblical river Jordan.

Date of origin:: 1559 - the Renaissance rebuilding

Architect(s): unknown

Style: High Renaissance (ca. 1500–1550)

Web site of the object (if exists): [Web Link]

Type of building (structure): Other...

Address:
Galerie Vodárenská věž Žižkova ulice 39 001 Tábor Czech Republic


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