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Attractions from Czech Republic

Mladá Boleslav - home of the East European car Skoda - home of the Skoda (Bohemia)
Being in Northern Bohemia, one should surely visit the city Mladá Boleslav. Here you will find the home of the unpopular Eastern European car, Skoda. Even though a large part of Skoda some years ago was sold to German car producers, the factory is still situated in Mladá Boleslav, which also has a museum of the Skoda where you may study the car's development from the beginning and until today.
The Church of Sedlec -decorated with the death (Bohemia)
As a expedition sometime in the 12th century returned from the Holy Land and provided the cemetery in the small city, Sedlec, with soil from Calvary, it attracted so many burials that bones from the abolished graves caused a storage problem. This problem was solved by the local craftsman who began decorating the cemetery's chapel with the death peoples' bones. Today, his work constitutes a horrific and fascinating sight.
The Karlstein Castle (Bohemia)
The sight of the gothic castle Karlstein, originally surrounded by forest, must have seen enormous from its placement on a mountain top. It is well-known and was built for the country's crown jewels and is situated is a wonderful area about 30 kilometres from Prague.
Going by lift between Pec pod Snezkou and Snezka - an impressive sight of the mountains (Czech Republic)
From the city Pec pod Snezkou, a small lift departures for the amazing mountain, Snezka, situated near Poland's border. This trip is simply amazing if you are not afraid of heights¿
The castle Karlstein (Czech Republic)
The Gothic castle Karlstein is situated on a mountain top, and a visit to the castle must therefore be by feet a couple of kilometres in the village with the same name. Karlstein is open almost all year, and having seen the castle, the same area is dominated by beautiful walking paths and fascinating stalactite caves.
The concentration camp Theresienstadt (Czech Republic)
Theresienstadt needs no further presentation. It was the place where the nazi executioners during World War II transformed an entire city into a horrible extermination camp for Jews and other "deviationists". More than 35,000 souls lost their lives in this camp while the same amount were sent to experience the same horrifying destiny in camps in Poland and Germany. Today the city is again populated, but the extermination camp and the on-site museum is still a sign of the pour souls that lost their lives during the outrageousness of the war.
The Middle Age city Cesky Krumlov (Czech Republic)
The charming middle age city Cesky Krumlov is idyllically situated near the Vltava river near the Austrian border. Especially due to the city's romantic geographical placement and its many historical and architectural highlights, is it a popular place for tourists. Being interested in cosy middle age idyll and picturesque buildings and houses, Cesky Krumlov is the place to go.
The nature reserve Cesky ráj (Czech Republic)
The nature reserve Cesky ráj is with its enormous rock formations, dangerous clefts and impressive and beautiful viewpoints quite extraordinary. Many people visit Cesky ráj in order to challenge the fascinating basalt rocks, but for the ordinary tourist, a simple walk may also be a very beautiful experience.
Karlovy Varys powerful springs (Karlovy Vary)
Karlovy Vary has a row of hot springs. They gush in almost two kilometres depth, and their temperatures vary between 40 and 72 degrees Celsius. The most powerful spring, Vridlo, pumps several thousand litres water per minute, and these are led from the source into small drinking vessels, from which one can enjoy the healthy water.
Pirkenhammer china (Karlovy Vary)
Besides its healthy hot springs, Karlovy Vary is famous for its china production. The oldest china factory in the city, Pirkenhammer, dates back to the year 1800, and here you will get an exciting insight in the history of china production.

Area and city attractions

• Karlovy Vary
• Kutná Hora
• Plzen
• Prague

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