Village Mezina (in German Messendorf) is situated in Low Jeseníky, 4 km south from the town Bruntál. It is placed in a slightly sloping valley between the hills and it drags from the Černý potok at an altitude of 476 m above sea level to Venus volcano at a height of 665 m above sea level.
Area: 1138 ha
Population: 285 (1.1. 2010)
Village Mezina was founded in 1258 on the border of Moravia and present-day Bohemia, formerly Austrian Silesia, during the reign of King Premysl Otakar II. In Mezina they mined iron, gold and silver. Mezina was founded on brook, because there was a mill. To Mezina there belonged courts, fields and forests. Mezina was a component of the town Bruntál. In 1830 there was founded a factory for metal goods and engineering, in 1831 the paper mill, in 1851 laundry and linen production in 1888 embroidery, lingerie, and aprons. Since 1930 up to 1970 was operated a basalt quarry.
During normalization, the village Mezina was included among the other community significance. Then the Mezina was affiliated to the town Bruntál. In 1974 it was declared a building ban. Construction of the village was restored in 1985 in connection with the displacement of municipalities. The administrative part of the town Bruntál was village until 1990.
In the village it was founded in 1830 factory for metal goods and engineering, in 1831 the paper mill, in 1851 laundry and linen production, in 1888 embroidery, lingerie, and aprons. Since 1930 up to 1970 was operated a basalt quarry.
Historical buildings, monuments and sights
Holy Trinity Church – church nave architecture from 1777 arched barrel vault
Memorial to victims 1 St. War - is planted of tufa stones and decorated with copper heart with the inscription "To all people of good will"
PP lava flow at the Mezina - uncovered Venus volcano lava flow with well-developed columnar and spherical separation, the basalt with olivine
Venus volcano - an extinct volcano quaternary
Four commemorative trees - Lípa u Kohoutů, Dub u Slováků, Mléč v Mezině, Klen v Mezině
In the village are organized various cultural and sporting events. At the beginning of the year is the winter tournament of bobsleigh and sledge, a carnival, then in the spring of IWD, seating for seniors and the concert in May in the church, in summer there is a theatre and a children's day, in autumn feast and run of the Mezina's thistle.
Within the development community and land-use plan in the village they build new houses, they plan a construction of a sports playground in the upper part of the village and rest areas for cyclists and hikers. In the fields over Mezina and under Venus volcano it should arise golf course and golf club facilities in the future, sports facilities for volleyball, badminton, softball, bowling and billiards. In another location has created a hotel and caravaning.