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Český Krumlov

This charming South Bohemian town is located 180 km from Prague. It is one of a few that have still retained its own medieval nature.  The town is called the pearl of Bohemia. Its historic centre was listed in the 1992 UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage List. The town …

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Daytrips from Prague

There are a few sights nearby Prague which are definitely out of the ordinary. First of them is Kutná Hora where you can visit Sedlec Ossuary (church decorated with some 40 000 bones) and Czech Silver Museum. Take a helmet and lamp and go to explore dark tunnels of medieval …

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Hluboká Chateau

Hluboká is a monumental Romantic chateau; originally a Gothic castle, it was remodelled in the Baroque style during the first half of the 18th century. It underwent a significant transformation in the 19th century, when it was remodelled in the English Windsor-style Gothic and became the official seat of the …

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Rožmberk Castle

The historical interior of the Lower Castle includes the Knights’ Hall with a remarkable panelled ceiling, a picture gallery, an armoury, and a hangman’s house. Presided over by its castle on the promontory, Rožmberk’s central square contains the Church of St. Nikolaus (first built in 1271 and rebuilt in the …

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