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Visiting Czech Republic

Start with Prague, widely regarded as the most beautiful city in Europe. Add the Bohemian and Moravian countryside, dotted with castles and rivers. Throw in a sprinkling of famous names (Kundera, Kafka) and a claim on the original Budweiser, and you’ll get the golden child of Eastern Europe. Start with Prague, widely regarded as the most beautiful city in Europe. Add the Bohemian and Moravian countryside, dotted with castles and rivers. Throw in a sprinkling of famous names (Kundera, Kafka) and a claim on the original Budweiser, and you’ll get the golden child of Eastern Europe.    Close

Stories and Tips Czech Republic

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Bohemia for begginers

Written by MagdaDH_AlexH on 05 Dec, 2010

I have visited Czech Republic several times, some of them when it was still part of Czechoslovakia, but the best and most interesting were the times spent in Prague and Brno. If I was to choose one, I would have to choose Prague, despite its…Read More


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Prague: Tomorrow's Paris, Part II

Written by aboutthatplace on 15 Nov, 2010

The Jewish Quarter (Josefov)What would become known as Prague’s Jewish Ghetto got its start in the 10th century but would have a population explosion in the 13th century, when Jews were ordered to vacate their homes and gather in one area. Much of the…Read More


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Prague: Tomorrow's Paris, Part I

Written by aboutthatplace on 15 Nov, 2010

Prague is the Paris of the '90s. -- Marion RossFirst, we had to get to Prague from Budapest. Our travel package included train tickets. The travel agency must have thought that we wanted to see the countryside -- slowly. What should…Read More


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An Impressive Town in South Bohemia

Written by Praskipark on 30 Jul, 2009

It was one of those wet, dreary days in the Czech Republic when we hopped on to the packed bus heading for Cesky Krumlov. Hoping the weather would brighten up a little as we waved goodbye to the enormous bus station in Prague, I started…Read More


There Is More to the Czech Republic than Prague

Written by Praskipark on 16 Jul, 2009

To continue my journey through the Czech Republic I am going to leave Prague and travel to Ceskomoravska Vrchovina which is the area known as the Bohemian-Moravian Mountains. I have already mentioned in a previous review what a beautiful city Prague is but if you…Read More


A Town with a lot of Medieval Charm

Written by Praskipark on 16 Jul, 2009

The history of many Bohemian towns can be traced back through the buildings. Medieval prosperity left its mark just as much as the devastation of the religious wars and the years of the Counter-reformation. Kutna Hora which is situated 41 miles from Prague, flourished economically…Read More


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When in Prague

Written by helencbradshaw on 04 Jul, 2009

The city of Prague is divided into five main areas, and is split by the Vltava river. On the right bank, we have the Old Town, New Town, and Jewish Quarters. (Our Hotel was in Old Town). On the left bank, there is the "Little…Read More


My Experience of Prague

Written by Sonia3 on 27 Jun, 2009

-Travel/Transport- Transport in Prague is excellent. They have a metro as well as buses and trams so getting around the city is never a problem. For me there were three things that made the transport great, it was clean, it was efficient and it was…Read More


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Plzen

Written by michaelhudson on 17 Aug, 2008

Just over an hour west of Prague, Plzen is one of my favourite Czech cities.Although it lacks the immediate visual appeal of the capital, Cesky Krumlov or Olomouc, Plzen is still a city of some superlatives. The biggest surviving synagogue in the country, the…Read More


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Karlovy Vary

Written by michaelhudson on 13 Aug, 2008

Karlovy Vary. King of Spas, famous, gorgeous and, along with Prague and Cesky Krumlov, the doyen of Czech tourism. All this is true. But scratch below the surface and it's a bit of a disappointment too.Did I say the city was gorgeous? Well,…Read More


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