Best Spa Towns in the Czech Republic

In the Czech Republic, there are several famous spa towns where you can enjoy natural hot springs and a wide variety of wellness procedures. Today, we bring you five tips on where to go when you need to relax, recharge and restart. Karlovy Vary Karlovy Vary is undoubtedly the most famous Czech spa town. It …

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UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Czech Republic

There are 14 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Czech Republic as of 2019, after two of the sites were added earlier this year. Here is a complete list of them: Historic Centre of Český Krumlov Český Krumlov is a city in the South Bohemia region, situated on the banks of the Vltava river. Its …

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STUDENT CITY: Brno

Brno is the second largest Czech city, located in the South Moravian region. The city is famous for the medieval Spilberk Castle which dominates the city skyline, Villa Tugendhat, the icon of modernism, and the nearby natural sight Moravian Karst. Brno is the seat of the Constitutional Court and the Supreme Court. Brno is also …

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STUDENT CITY: Ostrava

The third largest city is Ostrava, the administrative center of the Moravian-Silesian region. Ostrava is situated only 15 kilometers from the border with Poland and is the meeting point of four rivers: Odra, Opava, Ostravice and Lucina. Ostrava used to be a coal-mining and metallurgical center, but in the past three decades, its economic bas …

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STUDENT CITY: Hradec Králové

Hradec Králové is located in the eastern part of Bohemia. The city lies on the confluence of rivers Elba and Orlice and contains many buildings of historical and architectural significance. The city landmarks are the Renaissance White Tower, the Gothic Church of the Holy Spirit, the baroque Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary …

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STUDENT CITY: Olomouc

Olomouc is a city in Moravia and the administrative center of the Olomouc Region. It has about 100,000 residents with a surrounding urban zone of a population of 480,000 people. Olomouc has several historical religious buildings and large squares. The city center is dominated by the Holy Trinity Column, which has been inscribed on the …

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STUDENT CITY: Zlín

Zlín is located in the southeastern Moravia. The city is most famous for the Bata Shoes company which started off as a family business in 1894 and now has over 5,300 shops in more than 70 countries. The city is home to the Tomas Bata University in Zlín, named after the Bata Shoes founder. The …

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STUDENT CITY: Plzeň

Plzen, usually called Pilsner in English, is a city west of Prague. The city is world-famous for its Pilsner beer which was first brewed there in 1842. The dominant landmark of the historical center of Pilsner is the Church of St Bartholomew with a tower over 100 meters high. The University of West Bohemia is …

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STUDENT CITY: Ústí nad Labem

Ústí nad Labem is a city in the north-western part of Bohemia, only 20 kilometers from the border with Germany. It is located in the Labe river valley and the Mariánský Bridge built over the river in between 1993-1998 is considered one of the best structures of recent decades. The city is home to Univerzita …

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STUDENT CITY: Liberec

Liberec is the fifth largest city in the Czech Republic with a population around 150,000 inhabitants. The city is dominated by Ještěd Tower located on the peak of Ještěd hill. In Liberec, there is the Technical University of Liberec which was founded in 1953. The university has around 7,000 students enrolled at seven faculties and …

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