The Mlada Boleslav city was established in the second half of the 10th century.
It is a city with a rich history and a widely developed industry. It has 13 metropolitan districts now. The oldest city’s history dates back to the 10th century, when the fort Novy Boleslav was created. It was during the reign of Boleslav II and this fort endured to 1262. Periods of rise and fall were reciprocating in more than thousand years of history. From the late 15th and in the early 17th century the city was an important center of Brethren church. It had positive results in education, architecture and level of social life.
Very important for further development of the city were constructions of railways, roads and the construction of The Laurin & Klement factory which firstly produced bicycles and motorbikes. Its first car was produced in in 1905. At the peresent time Laurin & Klement employs half of the population of the city which is 43 000 inhabitants. The Skoda brand, which replaced the original Laurin & Klement label in 1925, is a part of multinational group Volkswagen from 1991. Its History and present significantly contribute to the fame of the city in Czech Republic and abroad.
More than thousand years of history grace the face of the city by numbers of unique monuments which are worthy to know.