Czech Republic

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About Czech Republic
Czech Republic is one of the smaller nations of the continent however, the country would never disappoint the travellers who come here seeking some taste of Central Europe. Given the country’s size and more so thanks to ease of accessibility assured by the public transport system, Czech Republic indeed is one easy country to get around especially for the tourists who come here with a planning of spending a major chunk of their time of their holiday in the beautiful capital, Prague. Despite Prague being a home to a variety of phenomenal attractions, there are still a plenty of out of the way attractions that can be explored via car. The highlights of your trip to Czech countryside may include an exploration of the variety of conservation areas as well as the excellent national parks. Of these, one of the most popular one being Bohemian Paradise which is an area of phenomenal natural beauty that is characterized by the various splendid rock formations as well as the several fine old castles. With so many things to do and places to see, do make a visit to the Czech Republic to explore the abundant attractions concealed here.
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Czech Republic FAQ's

Which are the must Attractions to visit in Czech Republic?

1. Prague Castle: Located in Prague, Czech Republic, this historical landmark is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Tours of the Castle are free and provide guests with a full itinerary of this sprawling complex’s grounds, extensive gardens, and a number of museums on-site.
Location: Hrad?any, 119 08 Prague 1, Czechia

2. Charles Bridge: 
Constructed from 1357 to 1365 by Charles IV to replace an earlier bridge that was destroyed by a flood in 1342, it is one of three bridges that still span the Vltava river in Prague. The bridge was originally called Stone Bridge but went through two more changes before finally receiving its current name.
Location: Karl?v most, 110 00 Praha 1, Czechia

3. Bohemian Paradise: 
A Czech theme park that has been in operation since 1964, the park is home to five separate areas, each with their own unique theme. These include the Bohemian Paradise Zoo which is home to over 200 animals, Safari -featuring African themes, The Bird Conservatory - featuring over 100 species of birds, Titanic which features recreated scenes from the 1912 RMS Titanic disaster and Alpine Wonderland, featuring recreated scenes of the Jungfrau region.
Location: A. Dvo?áka 335, 511 01 Turnov, Czechia

4. International Eye: 
This major art installation is located in Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic. The work consists of an eye that descends into a reflection pool. It was created by Czech artist David ?erný and was completed in 2001. The eye is 2.5 meters away from the pool and focuses light on the surface of the water. The work, which took eight years to construct, was commissioned by Karlovy Vary city hall to mark the KVAR festival in 2001.
Location: Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic

5. Pilsen: 
A district of Prague, Czech Republic, Pilsen is home to many historical landmarks and museums. The town’s main tourist attraction is the Pilsner Urquell brewery which produces over 50 different brands under the name Pilsner Urquell.
Location: Prague, Czech Republic

6. Karlovy Vary: 
Along with Dresden, Berlin and Moscow, this coastal resort town is one of the most popular summer vacation destinations in Europe. The town has a breathtaking forest and a grandiose, semicircular theater for the summer opera festival. With its relaxed lifestyle and numerous spas, Karlovy Vary is an amazing place to spend your summer days. Karlovy Vary is also home to one of the most beautiful festivals in Europe including the famous International Film Festival of Karlovy Vary which takes place every year between August 10th-20th in honour of director Karlfried Alois Diesterweg.

7. Telc: 
The Telc resort is a picturesque town in the Czech Republic, situated 250km from Prague. It was founded by Emperor Charles IV as a means to supplement Prague Castle with a summer "country house". The centre of this charming town is dominated by the imposing neo-gothic Church of St John Nepomucene.
Location: Vyso?ina Region, Czech Republic

8. Palacky Summer Theatre: 
This traditional theatre first opened its doors to the public in 1913 and has been entertaining audiences ever since with plays and musicals put on by professional actors and live musicians. Palaki is the only theatre in the Czech Republic where you can go to see some of Europe's best operas, ballets, and more. This quaint theater with its gorgeous garden courtyard is an absolute must-see when in Prague.
Location: Czech Republic

9. Kutna Hora: 
Kutna Hora is a town in the Czech Republic, which lies close to the famous Ore Mountains, and is a major tourist attraction for its numerous picturesque churches and several open-air museums. The town is well-connected by rail, being served by regular trains from Prague and Krakow, as well as the local train service of Czech Railways. Kutna Hora's Church of St. James stands out prominently on the main square, its three naves sheltering some splendid Baroque frescoes that date back to 1681-1711. Nearby galleries include one that replicates a medieval mining shaft and another with wax figures illustrating scenes from Bohemian history.
Location: Central Bohemian Region, Czech Republic

10. Hradec Kralove: 
This castle was built in the 12th century on the site of an earlier wooden fortress. It has risen to national fame through its association with Frederick II ("The Saint") who became its first ruler. The castle has been spared much of the damage that other castles have endured in wars or fires though it remains open to tourists today. 

11. Glassworks of Karlovy Vary: 
The glassworks of Karlovy Vary are the only place in the world where many different types of glass can be made. The town is home to an internationally acclaimed museum which displays sculptures, paintings and works by the famous Czech artist Karel Kryl.
Location: 19, Kpt. Jaroše 46, Dvory, 360 06 Karlovy Vary, Czechia

12. Kralupy nad Vltavou: 
An old walled town built on a forested hill, Kralupy nad Vltavou is one of the most must-see towns in the Czech Republic. Stretching out along a ridge at altitude 1,130 metres above sea level, it also enjoys spectacular views over surrounding countryside.
Location: M?lník District, Czech Republic

13. Colonnades and Spas of Karlovy Vary: 
This renowned spa town is notable for its colonnades, the most photographed part of Karlovy Vary. The unique colonnades were built in the 19th century around a 13th-century church, with many of the buildings in the area created in a pseudo-Renaissance style. The Colonnades and Spas of Karlovy Vary are part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Location: Czech Republic

14. Litomerice: 
Litomerice is a town and municipality in South Bohemia, close to Pilsen and Plzen. Litomerice is the largest town in South Bohemia. It has 9100 inhabitants with a density of approximately 2024 people per km2. The town has nearly 100% of its territory in a nature reserve, which belongs to the Moravian Karst geological park. There are about 1500 plant species living there, including more than 200 species of orchids and nine endemic species. The karst landscape keeps the region cool and green all year round and allows for an amazing diversity of orchids that grow at different altitudes from 250 to 1500 m above sea level.
Location: Ústí nad Labem Region, Czech Republic

15. Lesopark Amerika: 
This national park consists of several very interesting cultural landmarks. It has an awesome collection of wooden chalets that were built in the 19th century. The chalets were originally market stalls for selling wild game. These stalls were built in the middle of the woods to keep them hidden from law authorities. A lot of these chalets are still very original and it gives you a unique experience.
Location: Jezerní 29/8, Slatina, 351 01 Františkovy Lázn?, Czechia

Which is the best season to visit Czech Republic?

The best time to visit Czech Republic is in the months of April and November. These two months will offer you prime summer and fall temperatures respectively, as well as good opportunities for outdoor activities like biking, hiking, and fishing. The Czech Republic is a country in Central Europe with a temperate climate marked by four distinct seasons. The most popular time to visit czeck Republic is during the summer months of June to September.

What is the most visited city in Czech Republic?

The most visited city in Czech Republic is Prague as it is a popular tourist destination. It was ranked as the fifth safest city in the world by Numbeo with a population of about 1.2 million. The place has a large number of attractions to visit including UNESCO World Heritage-listed Prague Castle, Charles Bridge and the old town square. With its population growing, Prague is gradually developing into a financial centre.

Is Czech Republic safe for tourists?

Yes, Czech is absolutely safe for tourists. Having said that, it is highly advised to avoid large dark streets at night where many pickpockets may roam freely.

How many days do I need in Czech Republic?

To enjoy a visit in the Czech Republic and visit almost all the attractions a 5 day trip to place is more than enough. In a five day long trip, one can cover all the major attractions of the place including Prague Castle, Charles Bridge as well as the historic and religious places of the city including all the monasteries, cathedrals and museums.

How much does a trip to Czech Republic cost?

A trip to Czeck republic can cost about 2000 czeck koruna excluding the transportation and meals. The transportation at the place could cost around 200 czeck koruna being the least expensive of all the other expenditures whereas the food can cost about 400 czeck koruna per day for an adult.

How much money should I take to Czech Republic?

The daily expenditure in Czech Republic could be around 3000 Czech koruna and so one should carry money according to the number of days they are taking the tour of the place. As five days are more than enough to take a tour of the entire place the total amount to be carried could go around 15000 czeck koruna.

What Czech Republic famous for?

Czech Republic is famous for its welcoming people, flamboyant culture, great music, brilliant art, and glorious history. The country is also known widely for its towering mountains, age-old breweries, and delicious cuisine.

Which are the best heritage places to visit in Czech Republic?

1. Wenceslas Square: Wenceslas Square is a shopping and entertainment centre with the largest Christmas trees in Europe.

2. The Prague Castle:
The Prague Castle is an old Gothic castle overlooking the city and is one of the best tourist attractions in the city.

3. Karlstejn Monastery:
Karlstejn Monastery is a UNESCO World Heritage site and its architecture is fantastic! The place has several other aspects to be looked at.

4. St. Vitus Cathedral:
St Vitus Cathedral, or St Veit's church, was first built between 1344 and 1347, but rebuilt in 1784 after the devastating fire of 1780. It is one of the most visited religious spots in the city.

5. Austerlitz Battlefield:
Austerlitz Battlefield is today a war memorial where the famous battle was fought against Napoleon's army. The place has names of all the soldiers who died during this battle and pays a tribute to them.

6. Lednice-Valtice Cultural Landscape:
It is an area of exceptional natural beauty due to its harmonious interplay of man-made and undisturbed nature over many centuries. It is also home to two UNESCO World Heritage Sites which are Lednice Castle, and the Baroque gardens at Valtice!

7. St. Barbara’s Church:
St. Barbara's church in Devín is one of the most beautiful buildings in Prague, with striking Renaissance paintings by Cranach the Elder. The place is built in a magnificent architectural style and is well worth a visit.

8. The Strahov Monastery:
It is a Catholic monastery located in Hradcany, Prague. It was founded in 1414 by King George of Pod?brady.

Which are the famous places to explore nature & wildlife in Czech Republic?

1. Bohemian Switzerland National Park: It is a small but beautiful part of Czech Republic. It is a true treasure trove of nature and wildlife. Located in the southern mountains, Bohemian Switzerland National Park has many great reasons to explore it’s diverse landscape.

2. Podyji National Park: Podyji National Park is located in the south-eastern part of Czech republic and was established in 1992. It is named after the river Podyji which flows through the park and it gives its name to this national park, because it is the only river running through it.
This national park comprises around 8,000 hectares of forest area and so can be divided up into different areas which are connected by the Podyji River. This is a very good thing, because you have easy access to both forests and natural World Heritage sites.

3. Krkonose National Park: Krkonose is located in the north-western part of Czech Republic and consists of two different parts, Krkonose I and Krkonose II. The name of this national park is derived from the river Krkonoše. The park stretches over an area of 1350 square kilometers with several interesting areas in it. One example is the Water Tower in Krkonšo I National Park which is situated in the Vojnice Region, about 15 kilometers from Humpolec.

4. Stupava: Stupava is located about 20 kilometers to the southwest of Humpolec, not far away from the border between Czech Republic and Austria. Stupava is one of those places where you can find out more about ancient history. The place is far more than amazing and well worth a visit.

Czech Republic Reviews

Presha Subath
Reviewed: 29 Apr 2024
We had a wonderful trip. Enjoyed each and every moment.. Thanks to thrillophilia and Europamundo for organising it smoothly.
Chinmayee Routaray
Reviewed: 29 Apr 2024
It was well executed. Enjoyed the trip.
J Shastri
Reviewed: 24 May 2023
It was my first and extremely positive experience with you and your team, I was sent the copy of tickets to Praha Zoo within 30 minutes as it was a bit urgent. Kudos to all the good work !
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Reviewed: 20 Jul 2023
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Reviewed: 09 Jun 2023
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Reviewed: 02 Apr 2023
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