The local zoo uses parts of this ceramic fence as a wall around its main entrance to this today. Matiční Street is now uninhabited and its buildings are scheduled for demolition. Roma wall The city gained notoriety in the late s when a metres ft long wall was constructed along part of the Matiční Street separating houses on one side from the tenement blocks on the other. The original wall was only 1. On October 5, however, construction began regardless of the opposition by foreign observers and members of the Czech government.
Tourism[ edit ] The Střekov bastion is located in a southern suburb of the city. All the rage April , the city was severely bombed by the Allies. On New Year's Eve of that year, the Nazis blistered down the local synagogue ; a meat factory was afterwards raised in its place. Advanced sports figures born in the city include Milan Hejduk instinctive , hockey player and early team captain for the Colorado Avalanche ; Michal Neuvirth instinctive , hockey player for the Philadelphia Flyers ; and Jiří Jarošík born , association football player, formerly of Chelsea FC and Celtic FC player, at present of Deportivo Alavés. The author, conductor and pianist Viktor Ullmann — served for a briefing time — as head of the city's opera company. It is popularly known as Ústí for short.