Undiscovered Czech Republic
There is much more fascinating places in the Czech Republic than the beautiful capital city of Prague and breathtaking mountain areas beloved by winter sport fun-lovers.
The charming natural landscape is hidden in the north part of the Czech Republic. Bohemian Switzerland is a mysterious land of rock formations such as gates, needles, bastions, vertical walls, terraces and labyrinths. The most popular attraction is Pravčická brána – one of the biggest natural bridges in Europe.
The city of Hluboká nad Vltavou is known for one of the most impressive Neo-Gothic palaces in the Czech Republic. Visitors can reach the castle covering the distance from the city centre, on the steep approach. Orangery, splendid interiors with a rich collections of fantastic paintings, tapestries, weapons, porcelain and glass can be admired there.
If you are tired from crowdy and hurry lifestyle in cities, the region of the little town of Slapa offers magical corner where Vltava sinks into a narrow canyon with steep afforested edges. It is a perfect place for relaxing and taking a deep breath of fresh air, and it is locate only 40km south of Prague.
The south part of Czech is famous for so-called Folk Baroque Architecture. Its the most eminent example is Halasovice, located 15km west of Ceske Budejovice. The village is a well-preserved collection of village dwellings built in the middle of 19th century. Buildings surround the charming village square. They feature stucco decorations on the gables, vernacular style and rounded tops of the facade.
The castle of Pernštejn is truly fairytale Gothic fortress towering on the woody hill, 40km north-west of Brno. Visitors can see the 18th and 19th – century interiors. The castle is one of the best-preserved in the Czech Republic - its interesting architectonic details, mazy connecting passages and narrow staircases will impress everyone.
Of course, it is not a complete list of unique sites in the Czech Republic. This list is much more longer.