"Cesky Krumlov: second only to Venice" Cesky Krumlov by iwys
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In 1992, UNESCO ranked Cesky Krumlov as second only to Venice in the World Heritage List. It is a picture-perfect, small medieval town.
It was a place I had long wanted to visit, after seeing its beautiful townscapes painted by the Austrian Expressionist artist, Egon Schiele, who lived here in1911. It was his mother's home town, and there is an art gallery devoted to his work.
Cesky Krumlov stands on a bend in the Vltava River, in Southern Bohemia, not far from the Austrian border.
What I liked best about Cesky Krumlov was the beautiful townscape as viewed from the tower. There can be few more... more travel advice
The Gothic town Church of St. Vitus was originally built in the fourteenth century. but it was rebuilt from 1407 to... more travel advice
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