Place where the hobbits live

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Petrov, Czech Republic

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drobec drobec
15 reviews
Jan 14, 2008
Close to Czech and Slovak border is a little village Petrov and its part Plže. A complex of historical objects of viticultural technology unique for its originality, peculiar layout and visual character. Plže is mentioned as early as in 15th century. "Plž" is a term describing wine cellar with its foreroom used in various locations. The oldest cellars are deepened under the ground, vaults are made of stones. They are connected with the pressing shop by a passage called "šija" (neck).

The cellars are 10-17 meters long. A layer of earth on the cellar provides favourable inside conditions important for good wine quality. Grapes are processed in a processing room where a table and benches are always located for the owner and his friends to enjoy a glass of wine. The complex of wine cellars as we can see at the beginning of 3rd millenium consists of 63 objects of various ages. There are three lanes radiating from a small central square. The cellars are ordered in a semicircle creating an entry into the complex and leading in a central square which is used for various social events and festive gatherings.

The baroque cellar fronts with a white lime caster and blue bottom line as well as their urban pattern from an extremely valuable complex which was granted a status of a government listed monument.
Siesta says:
very cool place.
Posted on: Jan 16, 2008
tvillingmarit says:
Let me in to the wine cellars.
Posted on: Jan 14, 2008
szu says:
wow! :) have u tried their wine?
Posted on: Jan 14, 2008
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