Divoká Šárka Park – Prague
History of Divoka Sarka Park
Around the 6th century the Slavs came to this area. In the 7th to 9th centuries was above the Džbán gorge a Slavic settlement, with an area of approximately 20 ha (3 ha fortified settlement).
A gorge in the area is named after the female warrior Šárka, who, according to Ancient Bohemian Legends, threw herself to her death from its cliffs after betraying her lover Ctirad during the Maidens’ War.
Photos From Divoka Sarka Prague
In that park still the black woodpecker lives.
There is a lake Džbán (The Pitcher) on the border of the Divoká Šárka reserve area and a public swimming pool located in the middle of the reserver. The water of the pool is supplied by clean and fresh water from the Šárka spring creek that passes through the park and the lake.