Modrá (Uherské Hradiště District)

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Modrá (formerly Nová Ves German: Neudorf) is a village and municipality (obec) in Uherské Hradiště District in the Zlín Region of the Czech Republic. The municipality covers an area of 1.81 square kilometres (0.70 sq mi), and has a population of around 730. Modrá lies approximately 7 kilometres (4 mi) north-west of Uherské Hradiště, 24 km (15 mi) south-west of Zlín, and 241 km (150 mi) south-east of Prague.

Archaeological outdoor museum

As the town has one of the oldest digs from Great Moravia period, an archaeological open-air museum was built in 2004 with replicas of the Great Moravia period buildings.

Živá voda nature exposition

Živá voda Modrá is a museum/outdoor exposition of Moravian wetlands biotop, containing indoor section with underwater glass tunnel showing freshwater fish in the outdoor pond. The outside exposition has various wetlands flora native to the region. In February 2018, the exposition received two Tauros heifers on loan from Milovice Nature Reserve to help with conservation grazing. A young non-related Tauros bull is to arrive from Milovice soon so that the exposition can have a breeding herd.

Twin towns — sister cities

Modrá is twinned with: Bojná, Slovakia Modra nad Cirochou, Slovakia Uhrovec, Slovakia
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