Holešov town is located 15 kilometers north from Zlín at Hostýn Mountains. Holešov was first mentioned in 1141. The most important building is the Baroque castle Holešov built after 1650, a unique French style chateau park with a pond in the shape of a trident and castle observatory.
There is a unique Jewish monuments Šachova Holešov synagogue, a Jewish cemetery Holešov. Due to the troubled history during the German occupation during the Second World War it is a very well-preserved objects. In the town there was another synagogue, but it was burned down in 1940 and the Jewish population perished in concentration camps.
There is also a Trinitarian monastery, Black Chapel, St. Anne’s Church. A nearby village is Rymice with its open-air museum of folk architecture, Windmill.