Czech Republic Tourism is on the rise for the last two decades since it became free from the yoke of the Soviet Union and the separation from Slovakia after many years of being one country, Czechoslovakia.
The Capital of the Czech Republic, Prague, is more than a thousand years old and has a wealth of historic architecture of different styles.
This is a hilly and mountainous country ideal for hiking and biking during summers and skiing in winter.
Prague is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe
Undoubtedly this country’s top attractions, is located on the banks of the Vltava River, is famous for its architecture, his cultural and elegant environment.
Some call it the “Paris of the East’, and I agree with this. For more information visit our page on Capital of Czech Republic.
Karlštejn Castle where the jewels of Bohemia were stored
You may reach this old town by train. Walk through it go up to this medieval fortress where the jewels of the crown of Bohemia were once stored. A tour to this castle will show you where they were kept and how its inhabitants lived.
The town has many souvenir stores for those of you that have to buy till you die.
Český Krumlov is a picturesque town in the Czech Republic
A UNESCO World Heritage site, this is the premier Eastern European medieval town. Its site on the Vltava River is an appropriate setting for its 13th century castle and modestly sized but architecturally rich Old Town.
This is the type of picturesque towns that will keep you amazed of its beauty. Climb to the Renaissance Tower for great views of the town, the river and the countryside.
Take a tour of the castle complex and visit the shops besides a few cafes and restaurants downtown.
Spilberk Castle in Brno the Capital of Moravia
The capital of Moravia, one of the regions of this republic, is a bustling metropolitan area with many events throughout the year. Some of the important sights are;
The attraction here are the 35 meter Holy Trinity columns in a style called Olomouc Baroque.
These 18th century columns are decorated by religious sculptures and have been designated as a UNESCO Heritage site. When visiting this town, make sure to see the St Wenceslas Cathedral and the Romanesque Bishop's Palace.
The famous spa city of Karlovy Vary in the Czech Republic
This is one of the most famous spas in the country. People go there to relax or many on doctors’ orders to drink and bath in the medicinal waters that flow naturally through the ground in the area.
It has been a famous spa for generations. It was named Carlsbad by the Germans during their occupation and went back to its original name afterwards.
During the 18th and 19th centuries, this was the most famous spa, before Karlovy Vary.
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Ceske Budejovice is the birthplace of the Budweiser Beer
Ceské Budejovice was a favorite of the Habsburg Emperors and is a pleasant place to visit. It is a medieval city maintaining its Baroque architecture.
It is the birthplace of the original Budweiser Beer and has been into the brewing industry since the 14th century.
This is a Gothic fortress on a hill dominating the town below. The fortress has been owned by the same family for centuries.
This UNESCO Heritage site is made of Baroque style houses with a main square. A tour to Telc Chateau will show you its rich interiors.
The town that is famous for its pickles and its wine. People visit Znojmo to buy their supply of both.
It was a royal center for the Hapsburg Empire. Visit the Cathedral of Our lady of Sedlek and the Church of St Barbara.
Czech Republic Tourism is very extensive. This country is like an open book of history, but I repeat, nothing compares to its capital city Prague…enjoy.
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