100 Reasons to Visit Czech Republic
The Czech Republic, in Central Europe, is known for its ornate castles, native beers and long history – from the Celtic and Germanic tribes of its founding to the Protestant Reformation and Communism. Here are 100 Reasons to Visit Czech Republic.
With a population of just 14,000, Cesky Krumlov ranks as one of the smallest but most visited Czech cities.
Prague Castle has been central to Eastern European history for centuries, and once housed Holy Roman Emperors, the Habsburgs, Bohemian kings, and, more recently, the Czech Republic's President.
Prague's Charles Bridge
It's impossible to visit Prague without taking the time to traverse the city's most important river crossing, the spectacular Charles Bridge (Karlův Most).
Czech Republic´s location
Nicknamed as the “Heart of Europe”, The Czech Republic lies in the very center of the Old continent which makes this country easily reachable from almost all the other European countries.
Brno's Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul
High above the old city of Brno is the beautiful Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul, one of the Czech Republic's most important national monuments.
Almost 95% of all vineyards in the Czech Republic are Moravian. Stretching over the little hills they look incredibly picturesque.
Pustevny is a mountain saddle in the Moravian-Silesian Beskydy mountain range in the municipality of Prostredni Becva.
Český Krumlov Castle
Český Krumlov Castle is a huge castle dating from the early 13th century that is remarkably well preserved given its age.
The Colonnades and Spas of Karlovy Vary
Karlovy Vary is a must-visit for anyone interested in an authentic spa experience. Established in 1358, Karlovy Vary has for centuries been a popular destination for Europe's elite, from royalty (Peter the Great) to famous composers and writers (Beethoven, Chopin, and Goethe), all drawn here to the hot springs.
Prague is one of the most beautiful city on the planet.
The Clementinum and Strahov Monastery
Just 80 kilometers east of the capital, Kutná Hora was once home to one of Europe's leading silver mines, the wealth from which helped finance many of the town's most beautiful structures.
This gothic castle built by Charles IV – the Holy Roman Emperor and Czech king, is one of the most famous and visited Czech tourist sites.
The Bohemian Paradise
Czech traditions and folk customs
Local folklore was influenced by a mix of Christian and pagan customs and it is still preserved and kept alive by means of various folklore festivals, performances and competitions.
The Czechs are known as the “Beer nation”.
Nature reserves and natural beauties with captivating countryside
Friendly and outgoing people
You can find great pubs and bars within walking distance from wherever you’re staying.
Old Town Square
St. Vitus Cathedral
The Metropolitan Cathedral of Saints Vitus, Wenceslaus and Adalbert is a Roman Catholic metropolitan cathedral in Prague, the seat of the Archbishop of Prague.
Prague astronomical clock
Municipal House is a civic building that houses Smetana Hall, a celebrate concert venue, in Prague. Its address is Náměstí Republiky 5, next to the Powder Gate in the center of the city.
Petřín is a hill in the center of Prague. It rises some 130 m above the left bank of the Vltava River. The hill, almost entirely covered with parks, is a favorite recreational area for the inhabitants of Prague.
Vyšehrad is a historical fort located in the city of Prague. It was built, probably in the 10th century, on a hill over the Vltava River.
Josefov is a town quarter and the smallest cadastral area of Prague, formerly the Jewish ghetto of the town. It is completely surrounded by Old Town.
Church of Our Lady before Týn
The Church of Mother of God before Týn, often translated as Church of Our Lady before Týn, is a dominant feature of the Old Town of Prague.
St. Barbara's Church, Kutná Hora
Český Krumlov Castle
It dates back to 1240 when the first castle was built by the Witigonen family, the main branch of the powerful Rosenberg family.
Old Jewish Cemetery
The Old Jewish Cemetery lies in the Josefov, the Jewish Quarter of Prague.
It is one of the pioneering prototypes of modern architecture in Europe, and was designed by the German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.
The Spanish Synagogue is a Moorish Revival synagogue built in Prague in 1868 to the design of Vojtěch Ignátz Ullmann.
Petřín Lookout Tower
Špilberk Castle is an old castle on the hilltop in Brno, Southern Moravia. It began to be built as early as the first half of the 13th century by the Přemyslid kings and complete by King Ottokar II of Bohemia.
The Dancing House, or Fred and Ginger, is the nickname given to the Nationale-Nederlanden building on the Rašínovo nábřeží in Prague.
Strahov Monastery is a Premonstratensian abbey founded in 1143 by Bishop Jindřich Zdík, Bishop John of Prague, and Duke Vladislav II. It is located in Strahov, Prague.
Prague National Theatre
The National Theatre in Prague is known as the alma mater of Czech opera, and as the national monument of Czech history and art.
Once a normal wall, since the 1980s it has been filled with John Lennon-inspired graffiti and pieces of lyrics from Beatles' songs.
Karlštejn Castle is a large Gothic castle founded 1348 CE by Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor-elect and King of Bohemia.
The Sedlec Ossuary is a small Roman Catholic chapel, located beneath the Cemetery Church of All Saints in Sedlec, a suburb of Kutná Hora.
Prague Jewish Museum
The Jewish Museum in Prague is a museum of Jewish heritage located in Prague.
National Technical Museum
The National Technical Museum in Prague is the largest institution dedicated to preserving information and artifacts related to the history of technology .
Museum of Communism, Czech Republic
The Museum of Communism in Czech Republic, located at Na Příkopě 10 in Prague, is a museum dedicated to presenting an account of the post–World War II Communist regime in Czechoslovakia in general and Prague in particular.
Moravian Gallery in Brno
The Moravian Gallery in Brno is the second largest art museum in the Czech Republic, established in 1961 by merging of two older institutions. It is situated in three main buildings: Pražák Palace, Governor's Palace and Museum of Decorative Arts.
Konopiště is a four-winged three storey château.
Prague National Gallery
Old New Synagogue
National Museum, Prague
Kampa is an island in the Vltava river in central Prague on the side of Malá Strana. Charles Bridge crosses its northern tip and is connected to the island by the street Ulice na Kampě.
Podyjí National Park
Podyjí National Park is a national park in the South Moravian Region. Adjacent to Austria's Thayatal National Park on the border, together they are referred to as the Inter-National park.
It was opened in 1931 with the goal to "advance the study of zoology, protect wildlife, and educate the public" in the district of Troja in the northern Prague.
It consists of a cloister, the church of the Lord’s Birth, a Holy Hut and the clock tower with a famous chime.
Sex Machines Museum
Prague Estates Theatre
Moravské zemské muzeum
The museum was founded in July 1817 in Brno. Its collections include over 6 million objects from many fields of science and culture.
Sněžka or Śnieżka is a mountain on the border between the Czech Republic and Poland, the most prominent point of the Silesian Ridge in the Krkonoše mountains.
The hotel hosts the annual Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. The hotel began as the Saxony Hall, built in 1701 by Burgomaster Deiml.
The Pravčická brána is a narrow rock formation located in the Bohemian Switzerland.
In most of Europe, football is the main sport. But if you want to see Czech passions inflamed, head into a pub with TV screens when the national team is playing an ice hockey match
Completing the duo of weird museums run by highly eccentric Russians is this cluttered collection of KGB memorabilia.
Prague Spring Festival
One of the greatest cultural events on the planet
Clubbing in nuclear bunker
When communism fell, plenty of Cold War relics became unnecessary. These included the 350-odd underground bunkers dotted across the city for people to escape to in the event of a nuclear attack.
A short drive north of the city of České Budějovice, the huge white Neo-Gothic Hluboká Castle (Hluboká nad Vltavou) is often said to be the most beautiful of the Czech Republic's many fine castles.
Winter is a popular season in The Czech Republic since the mountains offer perfect conditions for all types of skiing and tourists can enjoy breathtaking panoramas.
Man hanging out
What looks like a suicide in progress is actually a statue of Sigmund Freud
Situated near the Moravian town of Hranice, the Hranice abbys is the deepest abyss in the Czech Republic and the second deepest underwater cave in the world.
This Czech military museum is home to pink tank that was once a symbol of art and political rebellion
The Znojmo Catacombs are a vast labyrinth of underground passageways, cellars and subcellars situated under the historic city of Znojmo.
This automated sculpture of two men peeing will spell out text messages with their micturition
The soulless eyes of 82 bronze children stare on forever in remembrance of a horrifying World War II massacre
Underneath the city that invented pilsners are a series of historic tunnels that have been storing beer for centuries
Crammed inside this grounded passenger plane is a bar that was once a Communist hang out and is now a ratty relic
Two monstrous faces loom over a village in the Czech Republic
This old mill has been converted to a cave-like fantasy world by one eccentric artist
The last municipal pneumatic post system in the world was in operation for over 100 years, and may run again
St. Valentine's Shoulder Blade
Relic hidden in a Prague church basement.
A 400-year old mummified arm dangles from the ceiling of St. James the Greater, serving as a warning to thieves
The Metronome is a giant, functional metronome in Letná Park, overlooking the Vltava River and the city center of Prague.
Looming Communist pillar with a Czech twist
The Mělník bone chapel
Statue of St. Wilgefortis
The history of occult science is turned into a creepshow at this sensational Prague attraction
Memorial to the Victims of Communism
The Memorial to the victims of Communism is a series of statues in Prague commemorating the victims of the communist era between 1948 and 1989.
Třeboň is a historical town in South Bohemian Region.
Upside-down statue of King Wenceslas Riding a Dead Horse
Jan Palach Memorial
Josef Vachal Museum
Olomouc's Communist Clock
Entropa is a sculpture by Czech artist David Černý. The project was commissioned by the Czech Republic to mark the occasion of its presidency of the Council of the European Union.
The Brno Dragon
The Stork Nest Farm
Tongue of St. John of Nepomuk
The Old New Synagogue or Altneuschul situated in Josefov, is Europe's oldest active synagogue. It is also the oldest surviving medieval synagogue of twin-nave design.
Safe country to travel
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