Central Bohemian Region

Kutná Hora Skyline, Bohemia, Czechia

Kutná Hora

Kutná Hora is a small town in Central Bohemia, about 70 km east of Prague. It may be a small town today, but centuries ago it competed for importance with the Golden City. Looking at Prague today, it may not be easy to imagine, but it is nevertheless true. Kutná Hora owed its position and wealth to the silver mines that had been established there in the Middle Ages. At the end of the 13th…

Karlstejn Castle and Town, Czechia

Karlštejn

Karlštejn is a small market town in the Central Bohemian Region, named after the famous castle located there. The castle is obviously the most important landmark in the town, but there are also other places worth seeing in Karlštejn.

Bohemian Paradise - Rock Town

Bohemian Paradise

Bohemian Paradise, known in Czech as Český ráj, is a region and a protected landscape area about 90 kilometers north-east of Prague. It belongs to the most popular tourist destinations in the whole of Czechia. Thanks to the spectacular beauty of the landscape and the high concentration of historic landmarks, the region has been very popular among artists of all kinds. One has to differentiate between the tourist region called Bohemian Paradise and the Protected…

Vltava Meander near Teletín, Central Bohemia, Czechia

Vltava Meander

This great view of the Vltava river was taken from the place called in Czech Vyhlídka Máj, meaning more or less “the Máj Lookout”. Wonderful, isn’t it? It is located near the village of Teletín in the Central Bohemian Region.

Karlstejn Castle, Central Bohemia, Czechia

Karlštejn Castle

Karlštejn Castle  (hrad Karlštejn) is a large medieval castle located in the town of the same name near the capital city Prague. Karlštejn Castle is very popular among tourists and it is a perfect place for a day trip when you’re staying in Prague. It was founded by the Bohemian King and Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV in 1348. The castle was completed in 1365 and Charles IV used it for storing royal treasures, holy…

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