"Karlovy Vary - Karlsbad" Top 5 Page for this destination Karlovy Vary by Kathrin_E
Karlovy Vary Travel Guide: 250 reviews and 899 photos
Karlovy Vary, or Karlsbad as it was called in the German-speaking epriods of its history, is one of those belle epoque spas where the elegant world of Europe assembled during the summer months for some health treatments and to be where the high society had to be. The town, especially the spa quarter, was refurbished in that era. Karlovy Vary has preserved its late 19th century flair. Most of the buildings are well restored.
The narrow valley of Teplá river has many thermal springs that emerge from the ground, some with notable pressure. The water runs from fountains like this one and is free to take. Walikng, enjoying the pretty spa architecture and people-watching while sipping the water is a pleasant and relaxing pastime. Strolling along the promenades on the river banks, one automatically passes most of the town's attractions.
Among the many thermal springs in and around Karlovy Vary, 13 are used for spa treatment and can be drunk. Very few have... more travel advice
Karlovy Vary's theater is a neobaroque structure, built in 1886 on the river bank in the middle of the spa quarter. The... more travel advice
Kathrin_E's Related Pages
Karlovy Vary Travel Guide
Member Travel Pages
- "Hot springs & cooool architecture"
- "Karlovy Vary - Karlsbad"
- "Karlovy Vary / Karlsbad"
- "Karlovy Vary – The Bohemian spa town"
- "KARLOVY VARY - The Spa Town -"
- "Day Trip to Karlovy Vary"
- "Day of Water Treatment"
- See All...
- Things to Do in Karlovy Vary
- Hotels in Karlovy Vary
- Transportation in Karlovy Vary
- Nightlife in Karlovy Vary
- Restaurants in Karlovy Vary
- Shopping in Karlovy Vary
- Warnings and Dangers in Karlovy Vary
- See All...
Badges & Stats in Karlovy Vary
- 23 Reviews
- 127 Photos
- 1 Forum posts
- 4 Comments
- See All Stats
- See All Badges (139)
Have you been to Karlovy Vary?Share Your Travels
Latest Activity in Karlovy Vary
- Posted in Miscellaneous Forum "Re: End of the visa-free travel..."
- Commented on one of HORSCHECK's Karlovy Vary tips
- Uploaded a Video to Karlovy Vary
- updated a Karlovy Vary Travel Page "Karlovy Vary - Karlsbad"
- Uploaded a Photo to "Impressions of a Spa Town (3)"
- Wrote a Review The Springs and the Drinking Cure in Karlovy Vary Favorites
Photos in Karlovy VarySee All Photos (127)
Top 10 Pages
- Top 5 Page for this destination Wroclaw Intro, 100 reviews, 526 photos, 13 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Karlsruhe Intro, 120 reviews, 432 photos, 11 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Marburg an der Lahn Intro, 79 reviews, 303 photos, 8 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Cuxhaven Intro, 48 reviews, 250 photos, 10 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Münster Intro, 46 reviews, 246 photos, 10 travelogues
- Krakow Intro, 18 reviews, 273 photos, 25 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Konstanz Intro, 47 reviews, 240 photos, 10 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Dresden Intro, 46 reviews, 223 photos, 10 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Essen Intro, 43 reviews, 219 photos, 6 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Schwetzingen Intro, 39 reviews, 214 photos, 10 travelogues