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Welcome to the Czech Republic! The country lies in the very centre of Europe, bordering with Germany in the West, Poland in the North, Slovakia in the East, and Austria in the South. The area of the Czech Republic comprises three historical parts: Bohemia, Moravia and Silesia. Each of them has retained its specific character. At present the Czech Republic is divided into 14 regions. The capital of the Czech Republic is Prague. Other large cities are Brno, Ostrava, Plzeň, Olomouc and Liberec.

The economy of the country is doing very well at the moment, the standard of living has been growing steadily over the past 15 or so years. The Czech Republic has been a member of NATO since 1999 and the EU since 2004. Every year the country is visited by more than a million tourists who come here, attracted by the Czech history, culture and landscape.

The Czech Republic was formally established in 1993 when Czechoslovakia was peacefully divided into two states – The Czech Republic and Slovakia. The fact that he country is so young certainly does not mean that its history is not interesting. On the contrary. The area was already settled in the primeval times and, thanks to its location, it later became a strategic crossroad for the whole of Europe for more than a thousand years.

The Czech Republic is a country of castles and chateaus, beautiful historical towns, cathedrals, temples, monastries and churches. Altogether 12 places have so far been enlisted in the UNESCO World Heritage List. The capital Prague belongs among the most beautiful and most visited cities in the whole world.   

However, the Czech Republic's claim to fame is not only its monuments. Many tourists come here to admire the beauty of its countryside. Even though the Czech Republic is a landlocked country there are many places where tourists can enjoy an active holiday, such as mountains, South Bohemian lakes, forests, spectacular rocks, caves or catacombs. The country is a paradise for skiers, climbers, hikers as well as water or bike lovers.

Regardless of whether you come to admire the country's architecture, culture or countryside you will certainly enjoy discovering the original Czech cuisine, delicious beer or the renowned Moravian wine. The Czech Republic is also very famous for its spa resorts.

With 78 000 km2, the country belongs among the smaller European states, however, for tourists it is certainly a Great Power. Don't take our word for it - come see it for yourself! Czech Atlas will provide you with everything you could possibly want to know!

We wish you a pleasant stay! 

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Hotel Eduard - Bělá pod Pradědem

Hotel Eduard - Bělá pod Pradědem

Jeseníky Mountains

Hotel Eduard offers accommodation for 100 guests. There are all kinds of rooms, from ...

hotel LEV - Lovosice

hotel LEV - Lovosice

Czech Central Mountains

The comfortable hotel Lev in Lovosice, a small town in the Czech Middle Mountains, ...

Villa Sára - Roubenka - Smržovka

Villa Sára - Roubenka - Smržovka

Jizerské Mountains

The timbered cottage is situated at the foothills of the Jizerské mountains. There is ...

Hotel Zátkův dům - České Budějovice

Hotel Zátkův dům - České Budějovice

South Bohemia

The three-star hotel is situated in the very centre of České Budějovice. There are ...

Hotel Romance Puškin - Karlovy Vary

Hotel Romance Puškin - Karlovy Vary

Western Bohemia Spas

The hotel provides a pleasant accommodation for 70 persons. The hotel restaurant with international ...

Pension U Gigantu - Plzeň

Pension U Gigantu - Plzeň

Plzeň area

The guest house has two apartments with a possibility of an extra bed, seven ...

Hotel Bohemia Chrudim - Chrudim

Hotel Bohemia Chrudim - Chrudim

Pardubice area

Hotel Bohemia disposes of 43 well-appointed double rooms, 5 suites and 1 luxurious suite. ...

Hotel Šumava - Horšovský Týn

Hotel Šumava - Horšovský Týn

Bohemian Forest

The Hotel Šumava provides its guests with single and double rooms. It is situated ...

Botel Racek *** Prague - Prague

Botel Racek *** Prague - Prague

Near Prague Centre

RACEK botel was built at the end of 70 years of this century ...

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Rudolfinum (Dům umělců)

Rudolfinum (Dům umělců)

municipality: Prague

The Rudolfinum is one of the most significant neo-renaissance buildings in the Czech ...


Old Town Square

Old Town Square

municipality: Prague

The area of today’s Old Town Square used to be a market which had ...


Prague Castle

Prague Castle

municipality: Prague

Prague Castle belongs to the most remarkable cultural and historical monuments not only in ...


National Museum

National Museum

municipality: Prague

The National Museum building was built between 1885 – 1890 according to the project ...


National Theatre

National Theatre

municipality: Prague

The National Theatre is one of the most memorable buildings not only in Prague ...


Wenceslas Square

Wenceslas Square

municipality: Prague

Wenceslas Square is the most prominent Prague square and is considered to be the ...


St Vitus Cathedral

St Vitus Cathedral

municipality: Prague

St. Vitus cathedral is the most beautiful and ostentatious church in Prague. In its ...


Vyšehrad

Vyšehrad

municipality: Prague

Vysehrad belongs among the most important places of  Czech history, both historically and politically. ...


The Lesser Quarter

The Lesser Quarter

municipality: Prague

The first settlements in the area of Lesser Quarter date back to the 8th ...


Moravskoslezské Beskydy

Moravskoslezské Beskydy

municipality: Ostrava

he mountain range of Moravskoslezské Beskydy is situated in the eastern part of the ...


Žďárské Hills

Žďárské Hills

municipality: Jihlava

Žďárské hills are a part of Bohemian-Moravian Highlands. More than a half of the ...


Lidice

Lidice

municipality: Lidice

Lidice is a village with 451 inhabitants in the Central Bohemia region, near Kladno, ...


Mikulov

Mikulov

municipality: Mikulov

The South-Moravian town of Mikulov is situated in the Břeclav district, about 50 km ...


Trosky

Trosky

municipality: Troskovice

The bizzare ruins of Trosky castle are situated about 9km south-east of Turnov, the ...


Chotěbuz

Chotěbuz

municipality: Chotěbuz

The settlement was established even before the first Slavs arrived in this area in ...


The Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc

The Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc

municipality: Olomouc

Czech Baroque style is represented on the UNESCO world heritage list by the Holy ...


Budišov Chateau

Budišov Chateau

municipality: Budišov

The Renaissance chateau rebuilt in Baroque style is situated in Třebíč district, in the ...


Cistercian monastery in Vyšší Brod

Cistercian monastery in Vyšší Brod

municipality: Vyšší Brod

This Cistercian monastery located about 30 km south of Český Krumlov is considered a ...


Pelhřimov

Pelhřimov

municipality: Pelhřimov

Pelhřimov is a district town in the Vysočina region. The ancient small town lies ...


The Lednice-Valtice Area

The Lednice-Valtice Area

municipality: Lednice

The Lednice-Valtice Area was included in the UNESCO list in 1996. The area (283,09 ...


Heřmanův Městec Synagogue

Heřmanův Městec Synagogue

municipality: Heřmanův Městec

The Jewish settlement had had a long tradition in Heřmanův Městec, a small town ...


Modrá u Velehradu

Modrá u Velehradu

municipality: Modrá

The open-air museum Modrá u Velhradu is situated about 7km from the town of ...


Nová Bystřice

Nová Bystřice

municipality: Nová Bystřice

 Nová Bystřice is a small town with ca 3,000 inhabitants, located in the region ...


Mělník

Mělník

municipality: Mělník

The county town Melnik is situated on an elevation in the Polabi lowland 30 ...


ZOO Lešná

ZOO Lešná

municipality: Zlín

The Zoo in Lešná, Zlín is one of the most beautiful places in the ...




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