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Český Krumlov

Located 180 km from Prague, it is one of a few towns that have still retained its own medieval nature. Cesky Krumlov is in the charming South Bohemian countryside nestles in a bend of the Vltava River. 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 is dominated by two national cultural landmarks - the castle and the Gothic church of St.Vitus.

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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 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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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 Schwarzenberg dynasty.

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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 15th century) and numerous 17th- and 18th-century townhouses.

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