Browsing: Karlovy Vary

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Karlovy Vary is the Czech Republic’s most visited spa resort, though probably not as glamorous and famous as it once was in the middle of the 14th century. The city was discovered by Charles IV while he was hunting deer, and later in 1522 Dr Payer of Loket set out the properties of the waters in a medical treatise, and their fame began to spread. By the end of the 16th century there were more than 200 spa buildings, but the town’s present appearance dates mainly from the 19th century.

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There are a few sights nearby Prague which are definitely out of the ordinary. First of them is Kutna 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 silver mine under the town.

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One of the most famous aspects of the Czech Republic is beer – something that is held in extremely high esteem by its inhabitants. Czechs don’t just drink their beer though, as they have also started to use them in beer spas, therefore meaning that the beer can tantalize the taste buds and reinvigorate the body at the same time!

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The Czech Republic is home to over 100 different golf courses, and this number will only grow in the future thanks to golf becoming more and more popular with residents of the country. Most of these courses are suitable for anyone from beginner to professional and are also located near to a number of attractions, such as the many spa towns in the country and the many historical locations found in the Czech Republic.

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Most of the time, fond memories of travelling are linked to memorable culinary experiences. This explains why Becherovka Original, which is a herbal liqueur with over 200 years of tradition, gives the Czech Republic such a good name. As one of the Czech Republic’s icons, this completely natural herbal liqueur unites people from all across the planet.