) in Central Europe have formed a natural border between Saxony and Bohemia for around 800 years, from the 12th to the 20th centuries.Today, the border between Germany and the Czech Republic runs just north of the main crest of the mountain range.
This can be very clearly seen at a height of on the mountain of Komáří vížka which lies on the Czech side, east of Zinnwald-Georgenfeld, right on the edge of the fault block.
It is a small but very charming historic village that was originally named 'One Tree Hill' and shows on a map dating back to 1834 - the name wasn't changed until 1876 when the first Post Office was built.
There are a large number of historic buildings, including the Imperial Hotel (1878), St Peter's Church of England (1874), The Manor House, built by John Fairfax in 1876 and the Toll Keepers Cottage (1849).
The short discovery trails along this drive will take you to some of the best natural attractions in the Blue Mountains World Heritage Area.
See Blue Mountains Botanic Garden at Mount Tomah, Grose Valley lookouts and walking tracks, Mount Wilson forests, lookouts and gardens.