The land of fairytale beauty: Czech Republic
Historically and politically, the country is divided into three regions: the Czech Republic, Moravia, and Silesia. Prague, the nation's capital, is situated on the Vltava River in the center of the Czech Basin. Millions of tourists from all over the world must visit it because it is a significant economic, cultural, and historical center of the nation. Visitors also enjoy exploring the Czech Paradise nature preserve, Tel from the Middle Ages, and Brno, the city in the Czech Republic.
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Tourist attractions and landmarks in the Czech Republic
Prague, the capital city
Explore the stunning sights of Prague. Visit the UNESCO-protected medieval town center, which features structures from various eras of history as well as the Astronomical Clock, a popular tourist attraction. Don't forget to stroll across the Charles Bridge, stop by the Cathedral of St. Vitus in Hradani, and unwind in a Czech pub.
The Shumava National Park, which is situated in the southwest of the country near the borders with Germany and Austria, is a great place to see the natural beauty of the Czech Republic. One of the largest forest complexes in Central Europe, it spans 68 000 hectares and is home to beech and spruce trees, mountain meadows, lakes, and rivers. The location is safeguarded as a unique UNESCO biosphere reserve.
A beer adventure
Visit Pilsen, located in the west of the nation, where visitors enjoy seeing the Great Synagogue, St. Bartholomew's Cathedral, and catacombs at the base of the city. The most well-known activity is a trip to the Plzensky Prazdroj brewery, the source of the renowned Pilsner Urquell beer from the Czech Republic.
A magical castle
Another well-liked tourist attraction is the castle located twenty kilometers outside of the city center, Karltajn Castle. It is known as Charles IV's birthplace and is the most popular castle in the Czech Republic. Forested hills that resemble those in fairytales surround the castle. Under the rock is the charming village of St. John. The settlement, which dates to the eleventh century, is well-known for its church and St. John the Baptist's caves.
Spa for the aristocracy
At the Tepla River's mouth in the Ohr region of the Czech Republic's west, there is a city called Karlovy Vary. The city is well known for its spas because there are ten large and 300 smaller thermal springs here. The European aristocracy used to frequent Karlovy Vary before the First World War, but today the majority of visitors are from Russia and Germany.
Eastern Bohemia, home to the breathtaking Czech Paradise (Cesk ráj), is one of the most picturesque regions in the Czech Republic. The numerous large rock formations that protrude out of the ground like spikes and pillars in this area of exceptional natural beauty are well known. These formations were formed over tens of thousands of years of erosion by the elements. The area, which is now a UNESCO Geopark, draws hikers and tourists from across Europe with its breathtaking sandstone hills, natural bridges, and towering basaltic pillars and outcroppings, all of which are reachable via a network of trails and scenic drives. There are also numerous historic castles in the area, such as Kost Castle and Trosky Castle. Start your adventure in the town of Turnov, home to the Bohemian Paradise Visitor Center, where you can find plenty of tourist information and maps of the region.
If you visit Prague without having tried goulash or Czech beer, it's as if you've never even been there. Indulge in some sausages as well; you can find them in everything from street food to fine dining establishments. Even in pubs, you can find pork knuckle, which is a very popular meat that goes well with a variety of sauces. However, in pubs, you can order various dishes of quite decent quality and taste, from lightly or heavily spiced chicken wings, depending on your preferences, to tapas and various desserts.
Use the evening to unwind after a long day of sightseeing, and on this occasion, you'll learn why Czech beers are some of the best and most affordable in the world. Look for names like Budweiser, Staropramen, Gambrinus, and Pilsner. If you're up for a karaoke party, we suggest starting the night at bars like Double Trouble on Václavske námst or Deja Vu. The largest club in the city for lovers of rave and house music is Sasazu, while lovers of electronic and house music will have unforgettable nights at Retro and Lucerna, respectively.