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Destinations Travel Guide
Currency: Czech koruna (CZK)
Calling Code: +420
Travel Destinations in Czech
Central Bohemia (Czech Republic)
Bertramka Mozart Museum is a former house of Mr and Mrs
Dušek that often hosted Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in his frequent trips to
Brevnov Monastery is a Roman Catholic complex in the Prague outskirts.
It was originally found in the ninth century.
Karlstein Castle is the largest and most impressive Gothic
fortress in the country that served as a former royal residence.
Kokorin Castle or Hrad Kokořín although fairly
small is one of the most picturesque castles in Czech republic located 10 km (6 mi) Northeast of Mělník
Kolin is a modest sized historic medieval town in the
Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic.
Křivoklát Castle was constructed in the 13th century
by Bohemian king Přemysl Otakar II on the site of the older 12th
Koneprusy Caves are natural underground
formations with picturesque geologic formations and unique
Kutna Hora is one of the largest and unique medieval
towns of Central Bohemia that grew around abundant silver mines.
Mělník is historic town in
Central Bohemian Region at the confluence of the Labe and Vltava rivers.
Nymburk is a medieval Czech historic town that was found in
1275 during reign of Premysl Otakar II.
Okoř Castle is a ruined military citadel that was constructed
in 1359 by Frantisek Rokyčansky, a wealthy citizen of Prague.
Prague is the largest city of Czech Republic as well as
its capital. Its historical center is one of the most beautiful
complexes in Europe.
Tocnik Castle is a well preserved medieval citadel that
stands on a strategic hill overlooking surrounding countryside.
Magnifecent Troja Palace in the outskirts of Czech
capital of Prague is well worth a visit for its architecture and art
Well preserved Vysehrad Castle is a historical medieval
fortifications that is located in the South neighborhood of Prague.
Zbraslav Chateau is a former Catholic monastery in
Zbraslac municipality in the outskirts of Prague.
South Bohemia (Czech Republic)
Magnificent medieval Cesky Krumlov is famous for its
beautiful architecture, rich history and pleasant atmosphere.
Magnificent Orlik Castle is a medieval fortress perched
on a high cliff in South Bohemian Region.
Rožmberk nad Vltavou is an impressive medieval fortress
in a South Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic.
Strakonice Castle is a medieval fortress in South
Bohemian Region famous for its colorful and rich history.
Sumava National Park is a massive nature reserve in Plzen
and South Bohemian Regions.
Tabor is a historic town that played an important role in
the country's history including being the heart of the Hussite
Brod Monastery is a large historic Roman Catholic religious complex in
South Bohemia region.
Zlata Koruna Monastery or Golden Crown is a magnificent
Roman Catholic abbey that was constructed in 1263 during reign of King
Premysl Otakar II.
Zvikov Castle is a large
medieval fortress situated on a picturesque peninsula at the junctions
of Otava and Vltava rivers.
West Bohemia (Czech Republic)
Černé Jezero or Black lake is a picturesque lake
hidden in dense Bohemian Forest in Czech West Bohemia.
Medieval Loket Castle hold high ground on a hill
overlooking Eger river in Czech Republic.
Castle is located in Plzeň Region of the Czech Republic. It is one of the
largest medieval fortress in the country.
Svihov Castle is a medieval
citadel that constructed in 1480- 89 by the orders of Rýžemberk family
and under supervision of Benedikt Rieto.
Medieval Velhartice Castle is a Gothic fortress that was
constructed in 1290-1310 by Bohumil of Budětice and later followed by
Bušek the Elder.
North Bohemia (Czech Republic)
Bezdez Castle is one of the few original medieval castles
that kept its original layout and yet it is preserved in a fairly good
Ceské Švýcarsko National Park or Czech Switzerland is a
nature reserve situated in North-western Czech Republic.
Cesky Raj or simply Czech Paradise is a
protected area in Czech Republick famous for its geologic
Hauenštejn Castle is a former military citadel that served as
a royal residence after it lost any military significance.
Kost Castle or Bone Fortress was erected in 14th century by
Peter von Wartenberg. It became a bone in a throat of many armies that tried
to take it.
East Bohemia (Czech Republic)
Magnificent and picturesque Adršpach-Teplice Rocks are
sandstone formations preffered by hikers, climbers and base jumpers alike.
Krkonoše National Park in Czech Republic is listed as
UNESCO Biosphere Reserve site for its beaty and unique biosphere
North Moravia and Silesia (Czech Republic)
Bouzov Castle or Hrad Bouzov is situated 28 km Northwest of
Olomouc in Moravia, Czech Republic. The castle existed since at least 1317.
Brníčko Castle is situated 184 km east of Prague in the
Olomouc Region of Czech Republic. The first time it was mentioned was in
Helfštýn Castle was constructed in 13th century by knight
Friduš (Helfrid) of Linava in an Olomouc region.
Sovinec Castle served multiple purposes during its long
history from medieval military citadel to the SS secret prison.
South Moravia (Czech Republic)
Unlike other castles in the country Boskovice Castle was
abandoned and wasn't reconstructed since it lost its strategic value.
Brno is second largest city in Czech Republic and its
historic Old Town is famous for beautiful and unique architecture.
Landstejn Castle is a ruined massive medieval
fortification in the South Moravia region.
Pernstejn Castle is located on a strategic mountain above
the village of Nedvědice and the rivers Svratka and Nedveka.
Podyjí National Park is an extended nature preserve
located in South Moravian Region of Czech Republic.
Slavkov Castle is a place where armistice was signed
between Austria and France after the Battle of Austerlitz on 2 December
Vranov nad Dyji
Vranov nad Dyji consists of several buildings constructed over a course
of several centuries on top of a strategic hill overlooking picturesque
Dyji Valley below.
Geography of Czech Republic
Czech Republic is a country in the Central Europe. Its shares
its borders with Poland, Germany, Austria and Slocakia. The
largest river in the country is Vltava that flows through the
capital of the country- Prague. In springs it occasionally
causes troubles by flooding cities, villages and surrounding
Politics of Czech Republic
Czech Republic is a democratic Republic. The head of the state
is the president. Legislative branch is bi- chambered parliament
that consists of Senate and Chamber of Deputies.
Language in Czech Republic
The official language in the country is Czech that is part of
the Slavic languages. Also German, English, French and Russian
are widely spoken.
Religion in Czech Republic
Catholics make up 39% of the population, 5% are Protestant and
Orthodox Christians make up about 3% of the country.
Embassies and Consulates
Trziste 15, Prague Tel. 25- 75 30 663
Thunovska 14, Prague
Tel. 25- 74 02 111
Klimentska 10, Prague
Tel. 25- 10 18 350
Muchova 6, Prague
27- 21 01 800
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