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Rocks Broumovské stěny

Wide and broken rocky massive and National nature preserve. The highest peaks are Božanovský Špičák (773m) and Koruna (789m), which offer the overview to surroundings. Interesting are the rock formations called "Skalní hřiby" (Rocky muschrooms) originated by unequal erosion of sandstone. Important is also the view point by the chapel Na Hvězdě, built by the K.I.Dienzenhofer in the year 1733. The chapel is sacred to the Virgin. The name Na Hvězdě (On Star) is derived from its platform. The Rocks Broumovské stěny are the complex of smaller rocky formations, situated in many glens. The most famous glens are Kovářova, Hruškova, Pánkova and Zaječí.
The chapel at Hvězda The chapel at Hvězda
Chapel Na Hvězdě
The chapel Hvězda The chapel Hvězda
Chapel in winter
View from Hvězda View from Hvězda
Sight from the ambit of chapel
Broumovske rocks Broumovske rocks
Rock formation U Turka
View from Broumovské rocks View from Broumovské rocks
Sight from Broumovské stěny