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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 - Přerov

Hotel - Přerov

Haná

let us offer you a stylish ambience of our hotel, with complete services including: ...

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 ...

Villa Sára - Smržovka

Villa Sára - Smržovka

Jizerské Mountains

The Vila Sára Pension is situated in the beautiful surroundings of the Jizerskémountains right ...

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 Drnholec - Drnholec

Hotel Drnholec - Drnholec

Podyjí area

We offer accommodation in 12 double rooms (extra beds and baby cribs available). Four rooms ...

EXCELLENT Pension Kroměříž

EXCELLENT Pension Kroměříž

Haná

EXCELLENT offer you an accommodation in the historical centre of Kromeriz. This guest-house is made ...

Hotel Šumava - Horšovský Týn

Hotel Šumava - Horšovský Týn

Bohemian Forest

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

Hotel Balkan - Praha

Hotel Balkan - Praha

Prague Centre

The three-star family hotel is situated in the very centre of Prague. It comprises ...

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 ...

Vilka Rtyně v Podkrkonoší - Rtyně v Podkrkonoší

Vilka Rtyně v Podkrkonoší - Rtyně v Podkrkonoší

Krkonoše Mountains

We offer accommodation in a detached house with a garden situated in the outskirts ...

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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 ...


National Museum

National Museum

municipality: Prague

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


Hradčany

Hradčany

municipality: Prague

Hradcany was founded by the Highest Burgrave Hynek Berka from Dube around 1320 as ...


Charles Bridge

Charles Bridge

municipality: Prague

The Charles Bridge is the oldest preserved Prague bridge that still serves its original ...


Wenceslas Square

Wenceslas Square

municipality: Prague

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


Prague Castle

Prague Castle

municipality: Prague

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


Old Town

Old Town

municipality: Prague

The first settlements in the Old Town area originated in the Romanic style. The ...


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 ...


Mělník

Mělník

municipality: Mělník

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


Mikulov Chateau

Mikulov Chateau

municipality: Mikulov

The Baroque castle in Mikulov occupies a site on the hill where there was ...


Litomyšl Chateau

Litomyšl Chateau

municipality: Litomyšl

The East Bohemia region has its representative on the UNESCO world heritage list as ...


Budišov Chateau

Budišov Chateau

municipality: Budišov

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


Čerchov u Domažlic

Čerchov u Domažlic

municipality: Klenčí pod Čerchovem

The Čerchov hill is the highest peak of the Czech Forest. It is situated ...


Kladruby monastery

Kladruby monastery

municipality: Kladruby

The Benedictine monastery in Kladruby is located 30 km west of Pilsen and 5 ...


Švihov Castle

Švihov Castle

municipality: Švihov

Švihov castle is situated in the town of the same name, approximately 10km from ...


Bruntál Chateau

Bruntál Chateau

municipality: Bruntál

The Bruntál Chateau is in situated in the very centre of the town. Originally, ...


The Pilgrimage Church of St. John of Nepomuk at Zelená Hora

The Pilgrimage Church of St. John of Nepomuk at Zelená Hora

municipality: Žďár nad Sázavou

The Pilgrimage church of St. John of Nepomuk is not far from the Moravian ...


Veselý kopec

Veselý kopec

municipality: Vysočina

Veselý kopec is an unofficial but deep-rooted name for the open-air museum of folk ...


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 ...


Andělská Hora Castle Ruin

Andělská Hora Castle Ruin

municipality: Andělská Hora

Andělská Hora is a castle ruin south-east of Karlovy Vary. The castle was founded ...


Zvíkov Chateau

Zvíkov Chateau

municipality: Zvíkovské Podhradí

The Early – Gothic Zvikov castle is situated above the joining of  the rivers ...


Třebíč

Třebíč

municipality: Třebíč

The Jewish culture and tradition that have always been an important part of Czech ...


Želivský klášter

Želivský klášter

municipality: Želiv

Želivský monastery is one of the three oldest monasteries in our country. The monastery ...


Pelhřimov

Pelhřimov

municipality: Pelhřimov

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




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