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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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A Brief History of the Czech Republic

The present-day Czech Republic was first populated by Celts in the 4th century B.C. The Celtic Boii tribe gave the country its Latin name = Boiohaemum (Bohemia). The Celtics were later replaced with the Germanic tribe (around 100 A.D.) and the Slavic peoples (6th century). In 863, the Byzantine Christian missionaries Constantin and Methodius came …

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Beginner’s guide to the Czech Language

The official language of the Czech Republic is Czech. You don’t have to worry about coming to the country without prior knowledge of the language as you’ll have no problems communicating in English in most cities and many Czechs also speak German and Russian. Yet learning a few phrases before you go is never a …

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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: 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: 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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