Zlin (from 1949 to 1989 Gottwaldov) is a city in the Zlin Region, southeastern Moravia, Czech Republic. Zlin, the administrative center of the Zlin region, lies along the river Drevnice in a mild climatic area of southeastern Moravia. It is also a crossroad for the ethnographic boundaries of the Wallachian, Hana and Moravian Slovak regions. Find property for sale in Zlin.
The first written record of Zlin dates back to 1322. It was not until the second half of the 18th century that the trades begun to developed and the first manufactures were established. However, the greatest economic boom began in the late 19th century. In 1899, Zlin was connected with the railway, speeding up the development of industry. The city is famous as the birthplace of the founder of the colossal Bata Shoe Empire, Thomas Bata, where his company flourished in the first half of the 20th century. Get your own property in Zlin.
The Zlin region has numerous attractions, including mountains, spas, wine valleys, and a range of religious landmarks and historically valuable structures, as well as unparalleled examples of modern functionalist architecture. The region's unique character is influenced by the fact that three ethnographic units - Valassko, Slovacko and Hana - overlap here.
New constructions, restored façades and streets all give the visitor a refreshing first impression of the city. The Drevnice River Valley, across which Zlin spreads out, is lush and green. The inhabitants of the city have numerous opportunities for recreational sports enjoyment. If they decide for walks, jogging, tourism or mountain biking, they can use a number of marked trails or circuits in close vicinity of the city. Individual routes of various lengths and levels of difficulty also lead through surrounding picturesque hills. Zlin offers to the visitors and its inhabitants a number of opportunities to spend their leisure in a healthy style through the huge amounts of greenery and the possibilities for active exercise. Buy your real-estate (flat, apartment, house, luxury villa, land or business/commercial property) in Zlin.
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