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Karlovy Vary Day Trip from Prague
"Karlovy Vary is the most famous Bohemian spa and was named for the Holy Roman Emperor Charles (Karl) IV. The emperor allegedly found the springs in 1358 during a hunting expedition. In the 19th century many famous people came here from all over Europe for treatment including Goethe Schiller Beethoven Chopin and Karl Marx.Upon your arrival in Karlovy Vary
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Private Tour: Karlovy Vary And Loket Castle Day Trip from Prague
"Meet your private guide at your hotel lobby and arrive in Karlovy Vary spa town (Carlsbad) after a 2-hour drive in a private vehicle. Karlovy Vary was founded in the mid-14th century -- its hot springs were discovered at an earlier period. The to the most famous one being Vridlo with a geyser of water reaching up to 10-15 meters. Your private guide will take you to the Moser Glass Museum and Glass Factory where you can discover the beauty of the glass craft. Walk around the colonnades whe drink water from the thermal springs and enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of this spa town. Your knowledgeable guide will be happy to recommend one of the small restaurants for you for lunch (not included in price).Visit also the Gothic-style Loket located about 12 km from Karlovy Vary on a stone massive. The castle is surrounded by the Ohře river on three sides. Once known as the ""Impregnable Castle of Bohemia"" due to its thick walls it is one of the oldest and most valuable historical stone castles in the Czech Republic.""""Take this private 10-hour day trip from Prague to Czech Republic's most famous spa town Karlovy Vary and walk the colonnades of this colorful town with its healing mineral springs. Visit the 12th-century fascinating medieval Gothic-style Loket Castle aft
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Moser Glassworks and Jan Becher Museum and Karlovy Vary Private Tour from Prague
Jan Becher Museum and Karlovy Vary Private Guided Tour from Prague""Leave the city centre in the morning as you travel by an air-conditioned minibus through the stunning countryside of Bohemia and it's beautiful spa town of Karlovy Vary. Relax with the on board Wi-Fi and cool water refreshments.Stop to witness th built between 1698 and 1712 by the Italian architect Allipradi.Next on your tour will be the Moser glass factory founded by Ludwig Moser in 1893. Learn about their famous glassware sold around the world to such notables as the court of the British king Edward VII
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Residenzschloss / Castle Altenburg

The castle church is a late Gothic building from the 15th century. Looking at the castle complex from the old town, it is very remarkable with the typical Gothic architecture (pic 1). Inside you find...
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Nikolaikirchhof - Nicholas churchyard

One of the oldest parts of Altenburg is Nicholas churchyard. It is located some steps southwest of Markt square, surrounded by little alleys, all paved with cobblestones. The square with a...
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Markt Square

The second oldest market square - next to Brühl - in Altenburg is nowadays simply called "Markt". It is also the largest of the squares. It has a longish layout, from east to west it has a remarkable...
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Bartholomäikirche - Church St. Bartholomew

The church was founded as a small chapel by German King Heinrich IV. shortly after the year 1100, later it was rebuilt as a Romanesque basilica and in 1214 it became an Imperial church. Emperor...
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Cemetery

The Altenburg cemetery was established in 1529, thus is one of the oldest in Germany that is still in use. And I think it is one of the most beautiful and romantic cemeteries, too. Quite impressive is...
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Botanical Garden

Altenburg has a botanical "Erlebnis" (experience-seeking) garden, one of the smallest I've ever been to. But it's a nice garden, a peaceful oasis in the city that is well worth a visit. The garden was...
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Pohlhof

A few steps north of the old town is the Pohlhof, a so called "Freihof" that goes back to about 1400. "Freihof" means that the owner was free from any servitudes for the sovereign. This medieval...
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Large and little Pond

The ponds east of the old town were once one large pond, created in the 12th century, when the creek "Blaue Flut" was dammed up. Only in 1594 another dam was built that split the large pond into two -...
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