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What to see in Czech Republic

Czech Republic Attractions


Sightseeing in the Czech Republic gets you the very best of classical Europe combined with the charm and spark of a truly original country. Most visitors spend their time in Prague, enjoying the beauty of the medieval buildings and evocative scenery of the river-front location, while sampling the cultural delights of the dynamic live music and theatre scene. Attractions in this beautiful city include Charles Bridge (the most photographed feature of the city), the Old Town Square, St Vitus Cathedral, and numerous incredible buildings in the Castle District on the hill above Prague.

Beyond Prague is a host of delights unjustly neglected by foreign visitors. These include world-class attractions such as picturesque Ceský Krumlov, the fascinating ossuary of Kutna Hora, and Karlsbad, the queen of the Czech republic's many spa resort towns. The Czech Republic also boasts some wonderful hiking trails and scenic areas, which make it the ideal destination for those who enjoy travelling on foot. The countryside is dotted with numerous castles, keeps and medieval villages.

The most popular time to visit is over the peak summer months of July and August, although Prague in particular can get very crowded. Spring - April to June - has mild weather and warm days and is probably the ideal time to visit.


Šumava National Park

The name Šumava translates as the 'Whispering Forest' which perfectly sums up the magical nature of this natural…

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Ceský Krumlov

A small medieval town in Southern Bohemia, Ceský Krumlov is one of the most picturesque in the Czech Republic,…

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Charles Bridge (Karluv Most)

The pedestrian Charles Bridge serves as a focal point for tourists and is the most photographed feature of the city.…

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Karlovy Vary (Karlsbad)

The town of Karlovy Vary, also known as Karlsbad, is the queen of the Czech Republic's many spa resort towns. It is a…

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Kostnice Ossuary

The Kostnice Ossuary, also known as the Sedlec Ossuary or the Church of Bones, is a unique experience for intrepid travellers.…

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Kutna Hora

In the 14th century Kutna Hora was the second biggest town in Bohemia after Prague due to the discovery of silver. Today…

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Old Town Square

The heart of the old city and its marketplace since the 11th century, the Old Town Square is Prague's prettiest and most…

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The Castle District

The Castle District stretches across the top of the hill overlooking the city and incorporates the best churches and…

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The Jewish Museum

The Jewish Museum is the largest and most authentic of its kind in Central Europe, with one of the most extensive collections…

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Vysehrad

Vysehrad, a hill fort perched on a rock above the river, is an integral part of the Prague skyline. The castle is thought…

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