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Picturesque South Bohemian border town lands national award

The south Bohemian town of Slavonice, which is known mainly for its uniquely preserved Gothic and Renaissance town houses, has been named Czech Historical Town of the year for 2017. The prize, which comes with a one-million cheque for further preservation works, honours towns and cities in the Czech Republic that have excelled in preserving and renewing their cultural and architectural heritage.

 
 
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Two adventurers set out on Zikmund and…

The Czech Republic’s famous travellers Miroslav Zikmund a Jiří Hanzelka lived a life that many dream of. They visited…

 
 
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Popular Prague’s embankment to undergo…

The restoration of Prague’s Rašínovo nábřeží embankment along the Vltava River, originally meant to have started in the…

 
 
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Prague transit stops start of massive…

‘Every public transit stop in Prague’ is an unusual blog created by US student Guy Tabachnik, who spent a few years in…

 
 
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Czech church seeks to realise tourism…

Representatives of the Czech Bishop’s conference and the Czech Republic’s Tourism Forum have signed a memorandum…

 
 
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Grand Kramář Villa offers stunning…

The official residence of Czech prime ministers, the Kramář Villa overlooks the Vltava from a wonderful vantage point…

 
 
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The return of the Brno mummy!

There is a place in Moravia where you can see real mummies. They are not as old as those in Egypt, but old enough to…

 
 
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Nordic skating great way to explore…

Jan Stodola is an outdoor skating enthusiast and one of the authors of an unusual guide to natural ice skating in Czech…

 
 
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Czech start up Kiwi bears fruit with…

The Czech flight search company Kiwi.com last year doubled its turnover to 17.7 billion crowns (some 700 million euros)…

 
 
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Czech accommodation facilities enjoyed…

Czech hotels, guesthouses and camp sites registered a record 20.1 million tourists last year, according to the Czech…

 
 
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Skiing at Černá hora and Pec pod…

Ski hills in the Czech Republic had reason to be happy last year, seeing lots of snow and consequently a boost in…

 
 
 
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