graphite mine, Cesky Krumlov

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  • Deposits of graphite in Krumlov organic origin, formed about 400 million years ago. Once it was shallow sea at the bottom which were deposited dead organisms, mostly algae. In anoxic Wednesday, under the influence of high pressure and temperature metaformoza occurred, and the formed deposits of graphite. The mine opened in 1975, and worked it up to 2003. The mine consists of an introductory Gallery, and then divided into two bays-Český Krumlov and Lazec, located at a distance of 3.5 km. Every year there are about 20 thousand tons were extracted pure graphite, with highest quality graphite ore shipments amounted to 45%. Well, imagine yourself miners? To Graphite shafts from Krumlov Center exactly 1 km. In the middle of the day we signed up for the tour, which spend only with a guide. The outfit was impressive: each issued a voluminous rubberized raincoat, rubber boots, helmet, lamp and battery krepivshijsja rear belt (heavy!). Children instead of raincoats are dressed in blue jumpsuits. Trolleys on the mine we ...
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  • Closed graphite underground mine. I am glad that people use these opportunities to earn, and their activities are implemented by the cognitive functions. Apart from the trips have a gift shop and a café. work up to 4-h in the evening. The tour begins with a visit to wagons, then on foot. Languages other than Czech, English and German. There are cards with Russian translation (quite adequate).
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  • Fun trip in a real mine. Informative and Entertaining. Good for families. The history of the Graphite mine in Cesky Krumlov goes way back. Allow for a bit over an hours tour, mostly walking, dressed u...  more »
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  • Very interesting place for visitor of Cesky Krumlov You go down to the mines with old train All visitors get safety vests and old flash lights Don't forget take a jacket with there is 10 degrees of Celsius all year ,take an extra flash light for better view A lot of fun for whole family and a group Highly recommended
  • Nice but not very special. Would rate it 3.5 stars
  • Very interesting and authentic experience of a Czech graphite mine that was operational until 2003. The guide was very friendly and knew the mines and former miners very well
  • Interesting Graphite mine, tour includes train ride and walkthrough.
  • very nice staff, and an awesome experience

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Where to stay in Cesky Krumlov

The historical town of Cesky Krumlov, with its perfectly preserved architecture, provides a lot of places to stay for its size. You'll discover many of the town's accommodations housed inside historical buildings with an authentic atmosphere. From luxury hotels and cozy guesthouses to budget-friendly hostels, the majority of accommodations sit within walking distance of the town's major attractions. If you plan to settle in for a bit longer, check out the good selection of fully furnished apartments. Outside the town center, there are quite a few guesthouses and campsites surrounded by nature.
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