Zlín is a lush, green cultured and refined city, boasting many academic instiutions and brimming over with entrepreneurial zeal. Zlín is a city located in south eastern Moravia, in the Czech Republic. The River Dřevnice winds through the town, which is famous for being the home of the Bata shoe company. The growth and established excellence of this company was the historical mark which turned the city into a beacon of progressive urban managment around the time of the First World War and just afterwards.
Any visitors to Zlín apartments who are interested in architecture will find plenty to stimulate them here. The legacy left by the entrepreneur Tomas Bata is immense, with the city designed largely according to his ideas. Bata founded a shoe factory in the city in 1894, when its population was only around 3000 people. By the time of Bata's death in 1932, the city's population had grown to 35,000 residents. The architectural lay-out of the city was designed according to the 'Garden City' model, with plenty of parks and green spaces breaking up the sharp, modern outlines of the buildings.
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The modern city enjoys a reputation for modernism and entrepreneurial enthusiasm, and welcomes vistors. It is also well-known for its greenery, something the residents are very proud of. The Bata style archietecture naturally lends itself to the creation of urban green spaces, and there is a very large city park. The various architectural landmarks are well worth visiting, and include Bata's Skyscraper, Tomas Bata's Villa and the Grand Cinema, which was the largest cinema in Europe when it was built in 1932. Due to the amount of green space in the city, visitors to Izlín holiday rentals will find that activities such as walking and cycling are very popular. Another city cherished for its environmentally friendly nature and green park areas is Frigiliana Villas. A number of well-marked trails snake through the various parks and public spaces in the city, and they are well used. Other attractions for visitors include the city zoo, while the House of Culture houses the Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic Orchestra, which was founded in 1846. If discovering fascinating history is your idea of a fun holiday, you will have no regrets about choosing Palencia Apartments, for a Spanish holiday full of museums, guided city tours and beautiful architecture, or Calabria Villas, a chance to visit numerous museums and gaze in wonder at Greek and Roman ruins.
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Visitors to Izlín holiday rentals can also visit some of the nearby spa towns, such as Luhacoive, with its art noveau buildings, and Stare Mesto. There are a number of stately homes and chateaux within easy reach of the city, most notably at Kromeriz. A trip to stay in Zlín holiday rentals opens up a whole host of possibilities. As a gateway to one of the Czech Republic's most vibrant regions, it is hard to beat, while there is plenty to keep your busy and interested in the city itself. For another magical eastern European city break, look no further than Central Danube Holiday Rentals, a region that will put you in close proximity to the wonderful Hungarian capital of Budapest.