Czech republic

  • Medium cesky krumlov

    Cesky Krumlov – Historic Center

    The first written record of Cesky Krumlov dates back to 1213 when Austrian and Styrian duke Otakar mentioned it at a residence of the Vitkovci family. In 1302 Krumlov became a property of Rozmberks and under Jindrich and Pert of Rozmberk it was granted the town status. The latter helped the town ...

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  • Medium holasovice


    South Bohemian Folk architecture which can be admired in many villages in this charming fishpond country is probably best represented by the surviving brick houses, the finest examples of which are to be found in the picturesque village of Holasovice, 15 km west of Ceske Budejovice. Holasovice is...

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  • Medium kromeriz

    Kromeriz – Gardens and Chateau

    The early medieval market village of Kromeriz which had since the start of the 12th century been the property of the Olomouc based bishops was elevated to the rank of town around the year 1260. The bishops set up their summer residence and the administration property belonging to the Olomouc dioc...

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  • Medium kutna hora

    Kutna Hora

    The old historical town of Kutna Hora was founded in the second half of the 13th century on an earlier mining settlement. In the Middle Ages the town was renowned for its silver mines whose wealth backed the power of Czech kings. Apart from wealth, silver mining brought to the town the status of ...

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  • Medium litomysl


    Litomysl, the cultural and historical center on the Loucna River, was founded along the important commercial route connecting Bohemia and Moravia. The place was settled as early as at the turn of the 10th and 11th centuries and later granted town privileges in 1259. A bishop’s office was establis...

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  • Medium olomouc

    The Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc

    The largest Baroque sculptural complex in our country is work of Vaclav Render and his successors, Vaclav Ignac, Jan Rokytsky and Ignac Scholz. 35-metre-high sculptural group was consecrated under the presence of Empress Maria Teresa in 1754.

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