With all the above being said, the Czech Republic is a safe country for travellers to visit and has some extremely beautiful locations worth seeing. Here are some of our most recommended places to visit in the Czech Republic.
From baroque palaces to breathtaking cathedrals and vibrant street cafes, Prague is world-renowned for its rich history and culture. While in Prague, pay a visit to the mediaeval Charles Bridge, the 9th-century Prague Castle (the largest castle complex in the world), and the 12th-century Strahov Library, one of the most beautiful libraries in the world.
As a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kutna Hora is dubbed the “City of Silver” and makes for one of the best places to visit while in the Czech Republic. With many churches and houses oozing ancient history, history buffs will be in their element while exploring the local attractions. For a truly intriguing experience, pay a visit to the Roman Catholic chapel and crown jewel of the city, Bone Church, decorated with the bones of over 40,000 people!
First discovered in the 20th century, the Punkva Caves offer an awe-inspiring experience and can be explored on foot. Located approximately an hour’s drive from Brno, take in the majestic Macocha Abyss (a 138-metre gorge), stalagmites and stalactites (rock formations).
This scenic spa town is situated in the heart of a leafy green valley. Karlovy Vary is where ancient churches, colonnades and immersive culture can be soaked up and explored. While here, be sure to visit the town’s yearly events including the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival and the Food Festival, if you’re visiting at the right time of year!
Experience the mediaeval masterpiece of Cesky Krumlov to marvel at the renowned 13th-century castle offering scenic views of the Old Town and Vltava River from the top of its belltower. This city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site renowned for its cobble-stone streets, rafting along the Vltava River, and exquisite natural beauty that make it ideal for hiking.
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Visit during the summer to enjoy bathing and cycling, or opt for a winter getaway when this city comes to life as a cross-country skiing resort! Known as a very active city, it is also revered for its many architectural works, including the pilgrimage church dedicated to St. John of Nepomuk and designed by Blažej Santini.