Prague Castle (in Czech: Pražský hrad) is the largest ancient castle in the world. It is perhaps the most important landmark in the magnificent city of Prague and it absolutely dominates the city's skyline. More than 1.8 million tourists visit Prague Castle every year, and indeed, it is hard to miss it. You will see it from many places along the Vltava and from numerous observation points in the Czech capital.
Brno is a city in Moravia, relatively close to Czechia's borders with Austria and Slovakia. It is the country's second largest city after Prague and the largest city of Moravia. Brno was the capital of Moravia between 1641 and 1948. Nowadays, Moravia no longer exists as an administrative entity and therefore it does not have an official capital. It does, however, exist as one of the three historic Czech lands (besides Bohemia and Czech Silesia) and Brno can be considered its traditional capital.
Loket is an extremely picturesque small town in Karlovy Vary region in western Bohemia. The word loket means "elbow" in the Czech language. The town owes this name to the fact that it is surrounded from three sides by the Ohře river and the shape of the river resembles an elbow. Loket appeared in the famous James Bond movie from 2006, Casino Royale. It played the role of an unidentified town in Montenegro where James Bond and Vesper Lynd meet their MI6 contact person.
Prague, called in Czech Praha, is the capital of Czechia and one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe and worldwide. Many people consider it to be one of the most beautiful cities in the world. The city was founded in the 6th century. It used to be the capital of the Kingdom of Bohemia, ...