The Czech Republic is one of those ideal destinations for history and culture lovers. In fact, many of its monuments have been recognized as a World Heritage Site by Unesco. Join us and discover with us this magnificent cultural route along the Czech Republic.
Czech Republic: a cultural country
The cultural route through the Czech Republic begins in Ceský Krumlov and ends in Prague, whose historical helmets were recognized by UNESCO in 1992.
1. Cesky Krumlov
Cesky Krumlov, also known as the "Pearl of Bohemia", is a spectacular city that seems to be stopped in time. This impressive medieval city presents a mixture of different perfectly preserved styles, from Gothic to Renaissance and Baroque.
Each street and building is a true work of art, although there are some that stand out more than the others, such as the Church of San Vito, whose history dates back to the fourteenth century, or the impressive castle, the second largest in the Czech Republic.
2. BrnoBrno - Roxana Bashyrova
After visiting Cesky Krumlov you must take the road and travel about 200 kilometers until you reach Brno. Is about the second largest city in the Czech Republic and whose history dates back to 1243, when it was formally founded.
The monuments and old buildings of Brno are also perfectly preserved. Some of the most important and visited by tourists are the Špilberk fortress, the Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul and the imposing castle.
Another of the main tourist attractions of the city is the well-known Villa Tugendhat, which represents a style of modern architecture that developed in Europe during the 1920s.
3. Kromeriz PalaceKromeriz Palace - graphia
About 70 kilometers from Villa Tugendhat we find the spectacular Kromeriz palace. Next to its gardens, it was recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in 1998. This imposing building of late Gothic style was founded by Bishop Stanislas Thurzo in 1497 and later became the principal residence of the bishops and archbishops of Olomouc .
The palace is a wonderful example of the type of aristocratic residence that predominates largely in European architecture. However, the gardens are an exceptional case of Baroque style. A work of art that is well worth knowing.
4. OlomoucOlomouc - Igor Plotnikov
This incredible city is considered to be the most beautiful in Moravia, and Olomouc was for centuries the administrative center of the region. There are many monuments that you can visit, but the most important are the St. Wenceslas Cathedral and the Episcopal Palace, completed in the fifteenth century. The Town Hall tower has a height of almost 100 meters and has a clock of the year 1420.
Another of the great attractions of Olomouc are its squares, especially the one that stands out for being decorated with the Holy Trinity column. This work of art, built between 1716 and 1754, is a wonderful representation of the Baroque style. Not in vain was declared by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
5. PraguePrague - kps1664
There are not many words that can describe how amazing the city of Prague is. Its great beauty and its perfectly preserved historic center make it one of the most visited cities in the world.
Delight yourself touring the castle district, the oldest in the city. In this neighborhood you can find the Prague Castle, considered the largest medieval fortress in the world. Also, the Cathedral of San Vito, the former Royal Palace, the Alley of Gold and Alchemy and many other monuments and buildings.
"The ancient splendor and beauty of Prague, an incomparable city, left an indelible impression on my imagination."
The cultural trip through the Czech Republic can be extended as much as you can and want, and it is that this country is recognized as the most monuments have been declared World Heritage in relation to the extension of its territory. It is a wonderful place to soak up the richest and most exciting history.