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Destinations in Czech Republic

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Cities in Czech Republic

  • Prague is the Czech Republic’s capital and biggest city, having a vast and attractive historic center.
  • Brno — the largest city in Moravia and its former capital, it has several excellent museums, the annual Moto GP Grand Prix, the annual international fireworks festival Ignis Brunensis, the second-largest historical centre in the Czech Republic (after Prague), the second-largest ossuary in Europe (after the Catacombs of Paris), one of the largest exhibition centres in Europe, the oldest theatre built in Europe, and the oldest theatre built in Europe.
  • České Budějovice Is a lovely big city in South Bohemia.
  • Český Krumlov — a lovely ancient town in South Bohemia that has the country’s second largest château.
  • Karlovy Vary is a historic (and largest) Czech spa resort that is particularly popular with German and Russian tourists.
  • Kutná Hora is a historical town known for its renowned Saint Barbora church, ancient silver mines, and the Chapel of All Saints, which is adorned with hundreds of human bones.
  • Olomouc is a riverfront university town with a thousand-year history and the Czech Republic’s second-largest historical center.
  • Ostrava has a thriving local subculture as well as a lengthy history of coal mining and heavy industries.
  • Pilsen is the biggest city in West Bohemia and the birthplace of the Pilsner Urquell beer.

Other destinations in Czech Republic

  • Bohemian Paradise: (Český ráj) A area north-east of Prague with towering rock formations and lonely castles. Although Jičín, the gateway city, is a fascinating destination in its own right, Turnov is closer to the majority of the castles and rock formations. The ruined castle Trosky’s twin towers are a landmark of the region and may be climbed for spectacular views.
  • Karlštejn Castle and the Holy Cave Monastery: A hike to the renowned castle as well as an off-the-beaten-path monastery.
  • Krkonoše: (Giant Mountains) The highest mountains in the Czech Republic, bordering Poland. The most prominent Czech skiing resorts, such as Pindlerv Mln, are located here, but are regarded expensive by locals.
  • Litomyšl: A lovely little village in East Bohemia. The town’s Renaissance main square and castle are among the most beautiful in the Czech Republic, and it has been home to many significant and influential artists, including composer Bedich Smetana, sculptor Olbram Zoubek, and painter Josef Váchal. Every year, the château hosts two international opera festivals.
  • Mariánské Lázně: In Western Bohemia, there is a spa town.
  • Mutěnice Wine Region: Some of the finest vineyards in the Czech Republic, far off the main path.
  • Nové Město na Moravě : Ski resort for cross-country skiing. The Tour de Ski event is held here.
  • Terezín: A red-brick baroque castle on the Ohe River, 70 kilometers north of Prague. During WWII, it was utilized as a Jewish ghetto and concentration camp.
  • Znojmo: The Rotunda of the Virgin Mary and St Catherine has the Czech Republic’s earliest frescoes.

How To Travel To Czech Republic

By planeVáclav Havel Airport, situated approximately 10 kilometers west of the center of Prague (Praha in Czech), serves as a hub for Czech Airlines (SA), a SkyTeam member.Brno (with flights to London, Moscow, Rome, Bergamo, Eindhoven, and Prague), Ostrava (with flights to Vienna and Prague), Pardubice, and Karlovy Vary...

How To Travel Around Czech Republic

The Czech Republic is serviced by the multimodal IDOS traveler router, which includes all Czech trains, buses, and municipal transportation, as well as numerous rail and bus lines from other countries.By planeCSA Czech Airlines operates domestic flights from Prague to Brno and Ostrava.By busStudent Agency buses are an inexpensive...

Visa & Passport Requirements for Czech Republic

As a Schengen signatory state, non-EU/EFTA nationals who qualify for a visa exemption may only remain in the Schengen zone (including the Czech Republic) for a maximum of 90 days in a 180-day period.Non-EU/EFTA citizens whose home country/territory had an existing bilateral visa exemption agreement with the Czech Republic...

Things To See in Czech Republic

UNESCO sitesPrague is the capital, and it has an amazing historic center (and famous monuments such as the Astronomical Clock, Charles Bridge, and Prague Castle).Olomouc is a lively university town with the second biggest historic center in the Czech Republic after Prague.Český Krumlov - Lovely city with a castle.Holašovice...

Things To Do in Czech Republic

HikingThe Czech Republic has a great and complex trail blazing system, with designated trails almost everywhere. Choose a hiking region, get a hiking map (the finest brand is "Klub eskch turist," 1:50000 military-based maps covering the whole nation, available in most major bookshops), and go.SwimmingMany locations in the Czech...

Food & Drinks in Czech Republic

Food in Czech RepublicThe overwhelming majority of excellent restaurants in big cities take credit cards (EC/MC, VISA), but don't be shocked if a handful do not. When entering the restaurant, look for the appropriate card logos on the door or ask the waiter before ordering. In certain restaurants, Czechs...

Money & Shopping in Czech Republic

CurrencyThe Czech Republic's currency is the koruna (crown), plural koruny or korun. The currency sign K (for Koruna eská) is used both globally and locally, while the currency code CZK is often used both internationally and locally. However, it is more common to see quantities written as "37,-" with...

Internet & Communications in Czech Republic

The GSM standard is used by three major mobile phone carriers, and its coverage is excellent (except in some remote, mostly uninhabited areas). If roaming with your own operator is too costly for you, or if you wish to have a Czech phone number, you may get an anonymous...

Language & Phrasebook in Czech Republic

The primary language is, unsurprisingly, Czech. As there is a large Slovak population, the Slovak language is often heard, and both languages are mutually intelligible up to a degree. Czechs are extremely proud of their language, therefore you won't find many signs in English even in Prague (outside of...

Traditions & Customs in Czech Republic

The Czech Republic is a country in Central Europe, along with Slovakia, Austria, Poland, and Hungary. It is often erroneously referred to as a "Eastern European" nation in Western Europe and North America, and most Czechs are extremely sensitive about this—many would even pre-empt the ignorance of certain visitors...

Culture Of Czech Republic

ArtThe Czech Republic is famous throughout the globe for its handcrafted, mouth-blown, and hand-decorated art glass and crystal. Alphonse Mucha (1860–1939) was a well-known Czech painter and decorative artist, best known for his art nouveau posters and his cycle of 20 huge paintings titled the Slav Epic, which depicted...

History Of Czech Republic

PrehistoryArchaeologists have discovered evidence of ancient human dwellings going back to the Paleolithic period in the region. The figure Venus of Doln Vstonice discovered here, along with a few others at adjacent sites, is the world's earliest known ceramic item.Celtic migrations, the Boii, and subsequently in the 1st century,...

Stay Safe & Healthy in Czech Republic

Stay Safe in Czech RepublicTaxi drivers: Caution: Before using a cab or using a reliable business, negotiate the price (e.g. Liftago, Uber). Taxi drivers in Prague are notorious for driving you the longest route possible in order to make more money. The Prague City Council has enacted new rules...

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