Czech Republic is a small landlocked country, packed with medieval towns, ancient castles, historic monuments, beautiful churches, bustling markets, parks, and numerous attractions. Its landscape is filled with snow-capped mountains, virgin forests, and rolling hills.
Czech Republic is also known as the “Land of Stories” mainly because of its storied past. Its history dates back to the 9th century and its journey into becoming a “new country” was long and tumultuous. Nevertheless, the Czech Republic emerged as a nation that is rapidly becoming a force to be reckoned with. Prague its capital, dubbed as the “city of a thousand spires”, is considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
There are so many interesting places to visit in the country aside from enjoying the attractions of Prague, one of which is the Prague Castle, listed in the Guinness Books of World Records as the “largest ancient castle in the world”. Located about two hours from Prague, Karlovy Vary is where you can enjoy a day rejuvenating in one of its hot springs. Spend an afternoon in Kutná Hora where you will find a church made of human bones, and don’t forget to visit Plzeň which prides itself for being the city where pilsner beer was born. If you are lucky to be in the country during the month of May, enjoy the Czech Beer festival in Prague, which spans 17 days, and features around 120 different brands of beers from all over the world.
Czech Republic is beckoning you to discover and explore its wondrous world!