The town is situated in the valley of the Kamenice River at the border of Bohemian Uplands and the Lusatian Mountains.
The historical centre of the town was declared a historical town preserve. The landmark of the town is the St. James the Greater, established in the 14th century and later rebuilt in Renaissance style. The Virgin Mary Nativity Church is situated in the northern part of the town and its sculptural decorations were made by Ferdinand Maxmilian Brokoff and the frescos by Ferdinando Brunetti. Other interesting sights include the chateau and the octagonal Baroque fountain in the square. Southeast of the town, there is the ruin of the Kamenice Castle on Zámecký vrch (Castle Hill).
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