#9 best destination in the world

 

Prague

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  • Historical capital of Bohemia and political, cultural, and economic center of central Europe
  • Founded during the Romanesque and flourished by Gothic, Renaiisance and Baroque eras
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

 

Český Krumlov

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  • Town built around Český Krumlov castle
  • A local branch of the noble Vítkovci family built the castle in 1240 and settlement arose beneath it
  • Most architecture in the town is from the 14th-17th centuries
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

 

Kutná Hora

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  • Town built beginning in 1142 in what was the Central Bohemian Region
  • People began settling in the town because it was where the first Cistercian monastery in Bohemia was built
  • In 1260, German miners began to mine for silver in the mountain region which was part of monastery property
  • Silver mines greatly advanced the territory and the town gained further importance and an economic boom during the 13th century
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

 

Villa Tugendhat

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  • One of the pioneering prototypes of modern architecture in Europe
  • Built of reinforced concrete in 1930
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

 

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  • The House of Liechtenstein acquired a castle in Lednice in 1249, which marked the beginning of their settlement in the area
  • English landscape architecture is combined with The Baroque and Gothic Revival style architecture of the chateaux
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

 

St. Vitus Cathedral

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  • Roman Catholic metropolitan cathedral dedicated to Saint Vitus
  • Prominent example of Gothic architecture
  • The largest and most important church in the country, containing the tombs of many Bohemian kings and Holy Roman Emperors

 

Charles Bridge

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  • Historic bridge constructed in 1367 under King Charles IV and finished in the 15th century
  • Connected Prague Castle and the city’s Old Town
  • The connection made Prague and important trade route between Eastern and Western Europe

 

Adršpach-Teplice Rocks

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  • Unusual set of sandstone formations covering Bohemia
  • Destination during the 19th and 20th century as attested by the language of stone inscriptions on the site and surviving postcards

 

Terezín Memorial

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  • Commemorates victims of the Nazi political and racial persecution during the occupation of the Czech lands in World War II

 

Museum Fotoateliér Seidel

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  • Museum based on the memory of Josef and František Seidel in 2008
  • The photographers created a unique collection of photographs of the Bohemian Forest, documenting not only the countryside and the cities, but also the everyday life of the inhabitants
  • One of the most important photographers of all time

 


 

Costs

all flights $1,190

food $17/day x 9 days = $396

hotel $27/day x 7 days = $189

tickets (all attractions) $59

TOTAL for whole itinerary $1,834