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, Ger. Riesengebirge, Pol. Karkonosze, highest range of the Sudetes, extending c.25 mi (40 km) along the border of N Czech Republic and SW Poland. Its highest peak, Snĕžka (Ger. Schneekoppe, Pol.
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, mountains.
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The property will be located in the chic mountain town of Szkalrska Poreba, renowned among German tourists as the old Schreiberhau resort in Riesengebirge. Due to open in the upcoming winter season, the new-build hotel will feature 104 guest rooms, additional rooms and apartments are planned in a second phase.
After Friedrich moved to Dresden from Greifswald on the Baltic coast in 1798, at the age of twenty-four, he assuaged his savage melancholy by tracking the scraped and rocky soil of the Riesengebirge Mountains nearby.
From his diaries, we can see how even simple events, such as walking in the snow under the Riesengebirge, became charged for him with moral and spiritual significance.
Tier after grim tier of peaks aspires to a dreamlike immensity in his Riesengebirge Mountains, with a sole fell-walker resting on a rock.