Czech Republic Travel Guide

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Prague

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11888,24834,926

Brno

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468,1027,51

Karlovy Vary

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202,679,82

Cesky Krumlov

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333,955,72

Ostrava

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158,302,11

Plzen

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Czech_Republic/Plzensky_Kraj/Plzen-400884/TravelGuide-Plzen.html

123,393,33

Olomouc

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328,1156,15

Liberec

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80,154,17

Kutna Hora

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365,961,15

Hradec Kralove

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46,72,10

Ceske Budejovice

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154,523,19

Marianske Lazne

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49,211,77

Teplice

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Czech_Republic/Ustecky_Kraj/Teplice-397463/TravelGuide-Teplice.html

19,37,1

Terezin

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Czech_Republic/Stredocesky_Kraj/Terezin-397446/TravelGuide-Terezin.html

53,213,1

Decin

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31,133,0

Sedlec (Bone Church)

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33,91,0

Litomerice

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52,205,0

Hrensko

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Czech_Republic/Ustecky_Kraj/Hrensko-406779/TravelGuide-Hrensko.html

15,66,0

Cheb

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Czech_Republic/Karlovarsky_Kraj/Cheb-409472/TravelGuide-Cheb.html

36,141,10

Lednice

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Czech_Republic/Jihomoravsky_Kraj/Lednice-2271992/TravelGuide-Lednice.html

30,106,0

Telc

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Czech_Republic/Vysocina/Telc-397486/TravelGuide-Telc.html

132,372,4

Karlstejn

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30,58,1

Hluboka nad Vltavou

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24,90,2

Kromeriz

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20,98,0

Tabor

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13,49,2

Ceska Lipa

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22,33,0

Znojmo

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27,90,0

Mikulov

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17,76,0

Usti nad Labem

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31,87,2

Domazlice

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Czech_Republic/Plzensky_Kraj/Domazlice-408322/TravelGuide-Domazlice.html

23,58,0

Karlstejn

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Czech_Republic/Karlstejn-405879/TravelGuide-Karlstejn.html

27,71,0

Mikulov

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17,34,0

Spindleruv Mlyn

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12,56,39

Trebon

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21,84,6

Valtice

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Czech_Republic/Jihomoravsky_Kraj/Valtice-396694/TravelGuide-Valtice.html

18,69,0

Luhacovice

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15,51,1

Jablunkov

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99,160,0

Koprivnice

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Czech_Republic/Moravskoslezsky_Kraj/Koprivnice-405421/TravelGuide-Koprivnice.html

54,97,0

Blansko

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Czech_Republic/Jihomoravsky_Kraj/Blansko-410730/TravelGuide-Blansko.html

15,71,0

Roznov pod Radhostem

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38,108,3

Mosty u Jablunkova

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60,105,0

Melnik

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Czech_Republic/Stredocesky_Kraj/Melnik-403300/TravelGuide-Melnik.html

25,56,0

Breclav

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14,37,0

Mlada Boleslav

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5,15,0

Mala Skala

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6,16,0

Loket

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5,10,3

Litomysl

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Czech_Republic/Litomysl-404002/TravelGuide-Litomysl.html

16,43,0

Uherske Hradiste

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9,16,1

Trebic

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Czech_Republic/Vysocina/Trebic-397293/TravelGuide-Trebic.html

14,124,0

Pardubice

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Czech_Republic/Pardubicky_Kraj/Pardubice-401260/TravelGuide-Pardubice.html

10,30,0

Prague

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  • Charles Bridge

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Prague Things to Do

    I believe this is one of the "must see" tourist attractions in Prague, the Charles Bridge. Not quite like a circus but it is busy, crowded and touristy. Lots of souvenirs for sale and street performers trying their best to sell CD's and make their tips. The bridge tower is impressive. The views from the bridge are great! It crosses the Vltava...

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  • Aria Hotel

    Prague Hotels

    innovative musical theme, great location in Mala Strana, except that it is nextdoor to the American...

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  • U Fleku

    4 out of 5 stars

    Prague Restaurants

    This historic beer hall is featured in many tour guides as one of Prague's top attractions. Perhaps for that reason I was a bit afraid of walking into a tourist trap, but U Fleku is actually much more than that! Dating back to 1499, it is believed to be the city's oldest brewery. They brew only one type of beer, a flavourful dark lager, which...

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Brno

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  • Spielberg Castle (Hrad Spilberk)

    4 out of 5 stars

    Brno Things to Do

    The area above Brno is dominated by the magnificent Hrad Spilberk or Spielberg Castle, the history of which is fascinating. It is now also home to the Brno City Museum. The complex is in several parts, so let's go through them. Before I begin, I should say that the place is very photogenic and I developed rather a camera frenzy. As there are only...

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  • Grandhotel Brno

    Brno Hotels

    I have never stayed in this hotel, but i would like to. It has a good reputation and it is located...

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  • Czech cuisine

    4 out of 5 stars

    Brno Restaurants

    This is a local place with a smoking and no-smoking section except it is probably hard to escape as it is not that large inside but either way there were no tourists here just countless locals getting together for a meal. For some reason my stomach turned on me a bit and I was not able to enjoy my pork disk but Kim had an almond crusted trout dish...

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Karlovy Vary

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Cesky Krumlov

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  • Lunch in mill

    Cesky Krumlov Restaurants

    The restaurant has a terrace overlooking the River Vltava. The pleasure of eating with the sound of water that turns the mill wheel. The food is a mix of local Czech cuisine and international cuisine. The restaurant serves excellent local Czech beer. Service is quite good. Rosted ham with beans and dumplings

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  • Hotel Dvorak

    Cesky Krumlov Hotels

    this small boutique type hotel is located in the town center and is a short walk to all of the sites...

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  • Visiting The Castle

    Cesky Krumlov Things to Do

    Castle on the hilly bank of the Vltava River consists of an outer and inner courtyards. Worth to make a tour through the castle, visit the ballroom, noble rooms and royal chapel. In the outer courtyard is a round tower from which to see the entire city. The pools near the drawbridge live bears who in the hot days of summer eat watermelons for...

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Ostrava

See all 158 Ostrava Tips
  • Will you come flying to Ostrava?

    Ostrava Transportation

    Ostrava has got the international airport by the village of Mosnov, 25 km /16 miles SW from Ostrava. On December 14th,2006, the Ostrava airport got its new name Leos Janacek Ostrava Airport and you can enjoy the new terminals where all the flights are checked in at since December 19th the same year. The map is here. There are five domestic...

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  • Hotel Imperial Ostrava

    Ostrava Hotels

    Hotel Imperial - probably the best opportunity of accommodation in Ostrava, but most expensive as...

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  • Public transport in Ostrava

    Ostrava Transportation

    The trasport net is quite huge one and you can easily travel by trolleys, busses and trams inside of the city. You also can get to other vilages laying out of Ostrava by the city traffic and also by traffic operated by other companies as CSAD. Town of Ostrava will offers you these types of tickets: 15 mins, 60 mins and 24 hous. I mostly use...

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Plzen

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  • Yummy Czech food

    Plzen Restaurants

    This was the best place I've eaten at in Plzen. Jitka, a student of mine, showed me the town and proposed to eat at a typical Czech restaurant. We came across Zumbera and ordered something typically Czech - in my case a schnitzel scalloped with potato dough; in Jitka's case minced meat in potatoes. Both dishes were really good and had a taste that...

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  • Astory Hotel

    Plzen Hotels

    right next to the train station, this is a brand new hotel, only open 1month when we got there. its...

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  • More good Czech food

    Plzen Restaurants

    K Restaurant is another good place to get typical Czech food. The place also serves other types of food, some Indian dishes as well as Grusinian cuisine (from Georgia). Its great location and multilingual (Czech, German, English) staff make it a nice place for lunch or dinner. I had a Grusinian dish which was really good - meat skewers with onions...

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Olomouc

See all 328 Olomouc Tips
  • FLORA OLOMOUC FESTIVAL

    Olomouc Local Customs

    We happened to be in Olomouc when this festival was on in 2013. It was the first day, so we arrived early and were able to find a carpark easily. I didn't have a lot of time so I missed quite a few of the exhibits and mainly enjoyed the huge market, I liked browsing the many stalls. The stalls I looked at were like at any market. Other markets at...

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  • NH Olomouc Congress Hotel

    Olomouc Hotels

    Legionarska 21, Olomouc, 779 00, Czech Republic

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • BOTANICAL & BEZRUC GARDENS

    Olomouc Things to Do

    The Botanical Gardens were established so floral exhibitions could be held. The park joins with Bezruc Gardens making it a really large area to cover. The gardens are just on the edge of the old city. There is no shortage of trees with most of them being deciduous ash, maple, beech and horse chestnut trees. Plenty of walking / cycling paths!There...

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Liberec

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  • JAVORNIK SKI RESORT

    Liberec Sports & Outdoors

    It wasn't far off the Summer season when we drove past this Ski resort, even so, there still was a little snow lying around. What caught my attention first, was the giant bobsled track winding its way down the mountain side.It's a tube bobsled, which has a length of 1100 m making it the longest toboggan run in the Czech Republic. For those...

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  • Hotel Jested

    Liberec Hotels

    Horni Hanychov 153, Liberec, Bohemia, 46008, Czech Republic

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • CHECK OUT THE ARCHITECTURE

    Liberec Favorites

    I liked the buildings I saw in Liberec. The neo-renaissance Town Hall and the Theatre were both beautiful buildings! These were not the only ones though, I found plenty more just in the area around the town square. Others, like the museum and some buildings in the residential area still symbolize the golden times of when Liberec flourished as a...

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Kutna Hora

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  • ZLEBY CHATEAU

    Kutna Hora Off The Beaten Path

    A short drive of 20kms from Kutna Hora brought us to the town of Zleby and its Chateau. The Zleby Chateau dates back to before 1289 and was originally founded as a Gothic fortress under the Lichtenburk family. In the late 15th century it was rebuilt in the Renaissance style, then in the 16th century reconstructed again in Baroque style. The last...

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  • U Ruze Hotel

    Kutna Hora Hotels

    Zamecka 52, Sedlec, Kutna Hora, Bohemia, Czech Republic

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • SCENERY AROUND KUTNA HORA

    Kutna Hora Off The Beaten Path

    We found the scenery in this area to be rural and quite scenic.In April [Spring] when we drove to Zleby, we passed by huge Farmhouses and outbuildings, villages, we saw a Wooden Church, great views and drove along roads where trees full of white blossom lined the edges. The road to Zleby was very quiet, an off the beaten track road [route 337]!

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Hradec Kralove

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  • Pivovar

    Hradec Kralove Favorites

    Just around the old town, there is this brewery. Made me feel thirsty for another Czech beer. There are some places nearby to grab a local product.

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  • Boromeum Residence

    Hradec Kralove Hotels

    Spitalska 183, Hradec Kralove, 50003, Czech Republic

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Walking zone in the new town

    Hradec Kralove Things to Do

    Just on the way to the old town, the new town is just so clean, maintained and gorgeous. There are mix of commercial blocks and butiks and supermarkets on both side and its been made a pedestrianized zone. It was in early January I was in Hradec Kralove, I wonder it must be much more beautiful in spring.

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Ceske Budejovice

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  • Renaissance Architecture

    Ceske Budejovice Things to Do

    Authentic renaissance architecture is not too frequent in the old town. The reason is obvious: The city went through a big fire in 1641 and most of the older buildings were destroyed or badly damaged. However, there are a few houses which have survived all misshaps through the centuries. Photo 1 and 2: A house dated 1557 in ul. Knezská behind the...

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  • Residence U Cerne Veze

    Ceske Budejovice Hotels

    The apartment #333 is comfortable, clean and well constructed. The place has a kitchen, we made...

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  • The Salt Storage

    Ceske Budejovice Things to Do

    The white building with the gothic stepped gables was built in 1531 and originally served as arsenal, then as a storage from salt which was imported from the Salzkammergut region in Austria.Nowadays it hosts a private motorbike museum. That day the more impressive exhibition was on the outside, the museum must have attracted some kind of club of...

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Marianske Lazne

  • The Town's Coat of Arms

    Marianske Lazne Favorites

    Marienbad's coat of arms is more like a painted picture than a real one which follows the rules of heraldics. It consists of three pictures which describe the main features of the town.On the top left (heraldic right) side there is the Virgin Mary with the baby.The top right (heraldic left) corner shows the dome over Krizovy pramen, the Source of...

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  • Grandhotel Pacifik

    Marianske Lazne Hotels

    The Grandhotel Pacifik offers room, board and treatments, specializing in motor functions,...

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  • The Typical Architecture - Art Nouveau,...

    Marianske Lazne Favorites

    Most buildings in the spa area of the town date from Marienbad's great era, the late 19th century. Tour guides tend to sell it as "art nouveau" architecture, but most of it isn't. The typical style is that eclectic mix of neo-baroque, neo-renaissance, neo-neoclassical elements which was so popular in the 19th century. In France this era is known as...

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Teplice

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  • Teplice - my tour of the public schools

    Teplice Off The Beaten Path

    The weather was a perfect 10 on the April day that I toured the northern Bohemian spa city of Teplice. I was drinking a cold Budvar pivo ( beer ) while also drinking in the fascinating sites, when all of a sudden I found myself standing in front of a large and magnificent school building completely surrounded by young healthy looking students. The...

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  • Almond

    Teplice Hotels

    Stara Duchcovska, 28, Teplice, 418 01, Czech Republic

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Teplice - Interesting church and bell...

    Teplice Off The Beaten Path

    This church is located in the zamek ( chateau ) area of Teplice. The simple architecture is a refreshing break from that of most churches in the area. No dizzying spires and no gargoyles; just simple but pleasant designs. The church is commonly known as the castle church because of its location at the castle or chateau complex. The church is not...

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Terezin

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  • THE OHRE RIVER IN TEREZIN

    Terezin Things to Do

    The Ohre [Eger] river ran quietly through Terezin. The weir was pretty, so I took a photo! Looking at the River and remembering what I had read, it was hard to believe that even this River brought heartache to the Prisoners. You see, after the prisoners were cremated, their ashes were placed in paper urns and were stored in a building nearby. As...

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  • EA Parkhotel Terezin

    Terezin Hotels

    Machova 163, Terezin, 411 55, Czech Republic

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • A DRIVE AROUND TEREZIN

    Terezin Things to Do

    Terezin is quite a shock when you first see it! Most of the town is in disrepair, the buildings are old and neglected, many of them look empty! It looked like the town wanted to be left as it was years ago, to be remembered the way it was. It certainly set the scene for what else we saw in Terezin.We did find a couple of parks, they were neglected...

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Decin

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  • trainmuseum in Zubrnice

    Decin Off The Beaten Path

    they have a nice museum of trains in Zubrnice in the old trainstation. It is not open all year, but between may and september only. It was a nice excursion for me from Decin, where I stayed in a small private Bed&Breakfasthotel.

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  • Benesov nad Ploucnici

    Decin Things to Do

    Only a short train ride from Decin main train station (hourly trains, they take about 15 minutes) is the small town Benesov nad Ploucnici (in German: Bensen am Polzen). Don't let the first impression with shabby townhouses and abandoned former plants scare you away: The town's small centre with market square, town hall, castle complex and churches...

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  • Bridges

    Decin Favorites

    Decin has a lot of bridges as it is typical for a city on a major river. Several bridges span the Elbe/Labe river but the oldest bridges span the small rivers that flow into the Elbe/Labe. The Old Town bridge (see Things To Do tip) spans the Ploucnice (Polzen) river on the right bank and was built in 1574. Even some years older is the bridge from...

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