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Cesky Krumlov

Cesky Krumlov

Nestled on the winding River Vltava, Cesky Krumlov's appearance has remained almost unchanged since the 18th century. This small, medieval town in southern Bohemia is a bouquet of cobbled lanes, ramshackle red-tiled roofs and colourful houses, all of which provide picture-perfect photo opportunities. Only...  see full details

Karlovy Vary

Karlovy Vary (Karlsbad)

Elegant boulevards, elaborate colonnades and brightly coloured buildings line Karlovy Vary's picturesque river valley, testifying to the town's history as a getaway for the aristocracy. It is, indeed, the queen of the Czech Republic's many spa resort towns. Tourists typically visit for health purposes,...  see full details

Santa Barbara Church

Kutna Hora

In the 14th century, Kutna Hora was the second biggest town in Bohemia (after Prague) due to the discovery of silver ore in the surrounding hills. Today, visitors come to appreciate the history of a once booming place, and to marvel at its...  see full details

Kostnice Ossuary

Kostnice Ossuary

The Kostnice Ossuary, also known as the Sedlec Ossuary or the Church of Bones, is a unique experience for intrepid travellers. The medieval Gothic chapel is decorated with the remains of about 40,000 human skeletons, including an immense chandelier. While it is considered macabre...  see full details

Sumava National Park

Sumava National Park

Sumava National Park is one of the Czech Republic's dearest treasures. Located in two southern regions, the area has nurtured Europe's wildlife since the earliest days. Visitors tend to feel this history. The striking landscape features wise, low mountains, rushing streams, peat bogs, and...  see full details

Great Synagogue


This small town in Bohemia has a brewing tradition that goes back centuries. King Wenceslaus II of Bohemia founded the City of Pilsen in 1295 and gave its 260 citizens the lucrative right to brew the beer, spawning more than 200 microbreweries. In...  see full details