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Jičín says historic town title is reward to long term care and conception

The north-east Bohemian town of Jičín, which is best-known as the home of the fairy-tale hero Rumcajs, has been named Czech Historical Town of the year for 2016. The prize, which comes with a one-million-cheque for further preservation work, honours towns and cities in the Czech Republic that have excelled in preserving and renewing their cultural and architectural heritage.

 
 
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Prague among most popular destinations…

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Czech castles and chateaux pay tribute…

With the arrival of spring the country’s many castles and chateaux open to visitors, offering exhibitions, concerts and…

 
 
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Železná Ruda - deep in the heart of…

Železná Ruda is a small Czech town deep in the heart of the Šumava national park. Surrounded by hills and mountains on…

 
 
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My Prague – Jana Kománková

Currently running the arts website Proti šedi (Against the Grey), Jana Kománková has been a well-known figure on the…

 
 
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Slovakia replaces Croatia as top summer…

Slovakia has become the most popular tourist destination for Czech tourists, overtaking Croatia. Some 837 thousand…

 
 
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Trabant adventure film hits Czech…

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Český Krumlov - an island of unreality

Český Krumlov is a small town situated in the far south of Bohemia, about 25km from the city of České Budějovice…

 
 
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Čížov - the last fragment of the Iron…

The village of Čížov is a tiny settlement near Národní park Podyjí, the smallest national park in the Czech Republic…

 
 
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Vlčnov celebrates the reign of new boy…

The wine flowed freely and the music played until the small hours at the annual costume ball in the town of Vlčnov last…

 
 
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The world according to cut price travel…

For most people, a foreign vacation means extra expenses as well as a lot of planning ahead. But Petr Novák, an expert…

 
 
 
 
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