"Following the UNESCO World Heritage sites" Top 5 Page for this destination Czech Republic by magor65
Czech Republic Travel Guide: 17,123 reviews and 40,392 photos
Although the Czech Republic is not a big country, but its history is diverse and fascinating. Throughout centuries the country's inhabitants of different nationalities founded splendid towns, built magnificent castles and churches, created countless masterpieces of art. It's enough to say that the Czech Republic boasts over 2000 castles and chateaux, which gives it the first place in the world if we consider the number of castles per square kilometre.
No wonder that this small country has as many as 12 UNESCO World Heritage sites within its boundaries. It took us a week to visit eight of them and as we had visited Prague before, the remaining three are still waiting for us. They are: Lednice-Valtice, Litomysl and Brno. I hope it won't take long before we return.
The following pages include also other attractions of the Czech Republic. Not to be mixed with the UNESCO sites I grouped them in the 'off-the-beaten path' section. As I often visit the Czech Republic (it's our neighbour, after all) I think these pages are going to grow systematically. I also intend to put here my impressions from the past visits.
Velehrad is one of the most important places of pilgrimage in Moravia. It is strictly connected with the tradition of Ss... more travel advice
The castle of Kratochvile ( 40 km west of Budejovice) was built during the reign of the last Lords of the Rozmberk at... more travel advice
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