Bludov (Šumperk District)
Geobox | Settlement
name = Bludov
category = Village
symbol = Znak obce Bludov u Šumperka.gif
country = Czech Republic
region = Olomouc
region_type = Region
district = Šumperk
district_type = District
commune = Šumperk
municipality = Bludov
river = Morava
population = 3139
population_date = 2008-10-02
established = 13th century
mayor = Ing. Pavel Ston
map_background = Czechia - background map.png
map_caption = Location in the Czech Republic
map_locator = Czechia
commons = Hanušovice
website = [http://www.bludov.cz/ www.mu-hanusovice.cz]
Bludov ( _de. Blauda) is a spa village in the
Olomouc Regionof the Czech Republic. The village is an important rail junction and there is an important crossroads.Bludov is named for the town's founder, Blud z Bludova.
Bludov was established in the 13th century by Blud z Bludova. It was the only Czech village in the German
Šumperkdistrict. Blud z Bludova's son built the castle on the slope of the Háj hill.
In the 15th century, Bludov became a possession of
Tunkl z Brníčka, who built six big ponds near the village. Tunkl’s serfs had to work hard, and rebelled as a result. Tunkl was murdered and his ponds was abandoned. There is a legend that the devil makes Tunkl plow the ponds.
*In the half of 15th century, the Bludov castle was destroyed in the Czech-Hungary Wars.
*In the 16th century, Bludov became possession of a Žerotín noble, who built a château, which is owned by Žerotíns.
*In 1929, the spa was opened. Recently, the spa is used for curing obesity.
*In 1963, the Vlčí důl (“Wolf Valley”) pool was opened. The huge pool was built by volunteers.
There are 3139 residents of the town, 1569 men, 1545 women.
* [http://www.bludov.cz/ Official website] cs icon
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