Odolena Voda

Odolena Voda ( German Odolenswasser ) is a city in the Czech Republic. It is located 16 kilometers north of Prague and is part of the Okres Praha- východ.


The city is located in the headwaters of the creek Odolenský on a plateau right of the Vltava valley. On the southwestern outskirts the route of the D8 motorway passes, the next exit at Úžice is. By Odolena Voda leads the state road 522 from Postřižín after Chlumín. Southwest of the city is the site of military aircraft manufacturer Aero Vodochody.

Neighboring towns are Kopec and Netřeba in the north, Korycany in the northeast, Veliká Ves, Předboj and Čenkov in the east, and Dolínek Panenské Břežany the southeast, Klíčany, Hoštice and Vodochody in the south, and Postřižín Kozomín in the West, as well as Úžice in the northwest.


First written messages through the village date back to the 1352.

Local structure

At the city Odolena Voda district Dolínek heard ( Dolinek ) and the hamlet Čenkov ( Tschenkau ).


  • Church of St. Clement, built in 1733-1735 by Kilian Ignaz Dientzenhofer. The frescoes were created by the Jesuit John cubes.
  • Marian column on the market
  • Odolena Voda Castle, originally a Renaissance Festivals
  • Jewish Cemetery, west of the city behind the highway

Sons and daughters of the town

  • Vítězslav Hálek (1835-1874), Czech poet, born in Dolínek