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The best of Bohemian Paradise

The most beautiful places of the Bohemian Paradise

Petr Liška
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The best of Bohemian Paradise
Updated: 06.06.2020
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com

In the Bohemian Paradise is located the most beautiful rock cities in the Czech Republic. There are also interesting castles, ruins and chateaux. There are also nice ponds surrounded by sandstone towers and well-preserved folk architecture. Let's take a look at the most beautiful places of the Bohemian Paradise, which are worth visiting

1.
Prachovské Rocks

The most famous rock town in Czech republic

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| Altitude: 462 m / 1 516 ft

Prachovské rocks are the best known and most famous rock city in the Czech Republic for both tourists and… continue reading

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Hruboskalské rock town

The most beautiful rock town in Bohemian Paradise

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| Altitude: 415 m / 1 362 ft

One of the most beautiful rocky towns of Bohemian Paradise is Hruboskalsko. You will find here dozens of… continue reading

3.
Kost Castle

The most beautiful castle of Bohemian Paradise

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| Altitude: 310 m / 1 017 ft

The monumental Gothic Castle Kost is towering above the line of three picturesque valleys. Kost is one of the… continue reading

4.
Drábské světničky

The most famous rock castle

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| Altitude: 375 m / 1 230 ft

Drábské světničky („Beadles dwellings“) are the biggest attraction of the southwestern tip of the Bohemian… continue reading

5.
Jičín

Fairytale gateway to the Czech Paradise

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| Altitude: 280 m / 919 ft

Nice county town Jičín is famous not only for its annual autumn fairytale festival and robber Rumcajs, but… continue reading

6.
Trosky Castle Ruins

Symbol of the Czech Paradise

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| Altitude: 488 m / 1 601 ft

The ruin Trosky (“The Ruins”) ( 488 m asl) situated on two basalt knobs Baba (“The Old Lady”) and Panna … continue reading

7.
Mnichovo Hradiště Castle

The most beautiful chateau of Bohemian Paradise

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| Altitude: 240 m / 787 ft

At the very end of Mnichovo Hradiště there is a beautiful Baroque castle, owned by the Waldstein family for… continue reading

8.
Plakánek valley

The most beautiful valley of Bohemian Paradise

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| Altitude: 270 m / 886 ft

The Plakanek valley is the most romantic and the most famous valley in the Bohemian Paradise. From Kost… continue reading

9.
Sychrov Castle

A unique example of Neo-Gothic

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| Altitude: 385 m / 1 263 ft

The Sychrov Chateau is interesting because of its neo-Gothic style and a large park with fountains and… continue reading

10.
Obora Pond

The most beautiful pond of Bohemian Paradise

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| Altitude: 260 m / 853 ft

At the southern end of the Plakánek valley is probably the most beautiful pond of the entire Bohemian… continue reading

11.
Rock maze Kalich-Chléviště

The best rock town in Maloskalsko

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| Altitude: 480 m / 1 575 ft

Above Malá Skála, on the western slope of Sokol Hill, you can find relatively little known rock town Kalich… continue reading

12.
Frýdštejn Castle Ruins

The most romantic ruin of Bohemian Paradise

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| Altitude: 475 m / 1 558 ft

The ruin of Frýdštejn Castle is far from recognizable thanks to the large circular tower standing on the… continue reading

13.
Ruins of Castle Valečov

Symbiosis of the castle and sandstone cl

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| Altitude: 325 m / 1 066 ft

Ruins of Castle Valečov is a typical example of the ruins in the Boheamian Paradise. Local sandstone rocks on… continue reading

14.
Castle Valdštejn

Northern guardian of Hruboskalsko

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| Altitude: 375 m / 1 230 ft

One of the symbols of Hruboskalsko lies almost at its north end. The castle Valdštejn („Wallestein“) has a… continue reading

15.
Kozákov

The highest peak of the Bohemian Paradise

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| Altitude: 744 m / 2 441 ft

Kozákov Hill (744 m asl) is considered the highest peak of the Bohemian Paradise. Thanks to the lookout tower… continue reading

16.
Castle Hrubá Skála

Castle on the top of rocks

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| Altitude: 360 m / 1 181 ft

Because the castle Hrubá Skála is built atop a 60 meter-high sandstone cliffs, it is visible from far away… continue reading

17.
Castle Hrubý Rohozec

he largest castle in the Bohemian Paradi

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| Altitude: 270 m / 886 ft

State-owned castle Hrubý Rohozec lying just off the Jizera river and town Turnov. It is the most significant… continue reading

18.
Ruins of Kumburk Castle

Great view of the Giant Mountains

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| Altitude: 642 m / 2 106 ft

The ruins of Kumburk Castle situated on the hill of the same name Kumburk (642 meters above sea level) is a… continue reading

19.
Věžický pond

Fairytale pond of Bohemian Paradise

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| Altitude: 260 m / 853 ft

Věžický Pond is one of the most beautiful water areas in the Bohemian Paradise. Romance is completed mainly… continue reading

20.
Klokočské Rocks

Impressive rocky prospects

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| Altitude: 420 m / 1 378 ft

Klokočské Rocks belong to the less visited parts of the Bohemian Paradise, while they offer great views from… continue reading

21.
Dlask´s Farmhouse

Beautiful example of folk architecture

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| Altitude: 255 m / 837 ft

Dlask's farmhouse, situated just off Turnov, is probably the most beautiful example of folk architecture in… continue reading

22.
Canyon of Jizera river

The most beautiful gorge of Bohemian Paradise

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| Altitude: 320 m / 1 050 ft

Jizera Canyon to the north of Semily is one of the most dramatic water sceneries that the Bohemian Paradise… continue reading

23.
Valdštejn's loggie

The most famous monument from the Wallenstein

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| Altitude: 300 m / 984 ft

One of the most interesting buildings in Bohemian Paradise is Valdštejn's loggie, located just a few… continue reading

24.
Vranov Rock Castle

Pantheon over Mala Skala

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| Altitude: 340 m / 1 115 ft

A typical view from Malá Skála is the Vranov rock castle, also known as the Pantheon. The castle was wooden,… continue reading

25.
Suché Rocks

Rock organ over Malá Skála

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| Altitude: 480 m / 1 575 ft

Suché Rocks, also known as Kantor's Organ, is a very unique rock formation on the Czech side. It is a very… continue reading

26.
Veliš

Terrific outlook of Jičín basin

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| Altitude: 429 m / 1 407 ft

Veliš hill (429 m asl) is one of the best outlook places throughout the Czech Paradise and it provides the… continue reading

27.
Sobotka

City of folk buildings

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| Altitude: 305 m / 1 001 ft

The small town of Sobotka is a southern gateway to the Bohemian Paradise. You will find here surprisingly… continue reading

28.
Zebín

Landmark of Jičín basin

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| Altitude: 399 m / 1 309 ft

Nicely symmetrical hill Zebín (399 m asl) with an interesting quarry and old chapel on the top dominates the… continue reading

29.
Turnov

West gate to Bohemian Paradise

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| Altitude: 270 m / 886 ft

The town of Turnov, with its 14,000 inhabitants, is situated on the Jizera River and is considered as the… continue reading

30.
Rotštejn Rock Castle

Castle in Klokočské Rocks

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| Altitude: 430 m / 1 411 ft

The Rotštejn Rock Castle, situated in the Klokočské Rocks, is a typical castle of the Bohemian Paradise – you… continue reading

31.
Bozkov Cave

The most famous cave in the Bohemian Paradise

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| Altitude: 468 m / 1 535 ft

The Bozkov dolomite caves are the most important caves not only in the Bohemian Paradise, but in the whole of… continue reading

32.
Vesec u Libošovic

Fairy village

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| Altitude: 300 m / 984 ft

The village of Vesec u Libošovic has probably the largest number of folk cottages from the settlements of the… continue reading

33.
Hunting lodge Humprecht

Well-known landmark of Sobotka

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| Altitude: 342 m / 1 122 ft

The dominant feature of Sobotka is the beautiful, symmetrical hunting lodge Humprecht from the 17th century.… continue reading

34.
Apolena Rock Town

A beautiful rock town just below the Castle Trosky

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| Altitude: 341 m / 1 119 ft

Just below the icon of the Bohemian Paradise – the ruins of castle Trosky you will find the beautiful rock… continue reading

35.
Quarry Střeleč

The biggest hole in the Bohemian Paradise

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| Altitude: 253 m / 830 ft

You will also find one of the largest sand quarries in the heart of the Bohemian Paradise, not far from the… continue reading

36.
Bradlec castle ruins

Ruins in beautiful beech forest

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| Altitude: 542 m / 1 778 ft

The ruins of Bradlec Castle belong to the places with the greatest atmosphere in the Bohemian Paradise. Maybe… continue reading

37.
Lookout tower at Tábor

Interesting outlook of the Giant Mountai

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| Altitude: 678 m / 2 224 ft

Thanks to the re-opened lookout tower on hill Tábor (678 m asl), there is a beautiful view of the Giant… continue reading

38.
Kobyla rock tower

The most famous rock tower of the Bohemian Paradis

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| Altitude: 330 m / 1 083 ft

The Kobyla rock tower can be found in Příhrazské skaly at the very western end of the Bohemian Paradise.… continue reading

39.
Kopic farm

The farmhouse of Jizera type

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| Altitude: 375 m / 1 230 ft

Kopic farm belongs among the most interesting folk buildings in the Bohemian Paradise, not only thanks to an… continue reading

40.
Pařez Rock Castle

Robber castle

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| Altitude: 350 m / 1 148 ft

The Pařez Rock Castle, situated at the very western end of the Prachov Rocks, was previously renowned by… continue reading

41.
Spring Snowflakes near Přibyl

See of Spring Snowflakes

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| Altitude: 260 m / 853 ft

Bohemian Paradise is mainly renowned for its sandstone rock towns. There are also small natural wonders. In… continue reading

42.
Přivýšina

Renewed prospect

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| Altitude: 464 m / 1 522 ft

Privysina Hill is the top of two faces. From a distance it looks just like a forested hill stretching to the… continue reading

43.
Mužský

The highest peak of Příhrazské skály

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| Altitude: 463 m / 1 519 ft

The highest peak of the southwestern tip of Bohemian Paradise is the Volcano Mužský (463 m above sea level).… continue reading

44.
Vyskeř

The hill with a cross way

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| Altitude: 466 m / 1 529 ft

Hill Vyskeř (466 m asl) with a typical small chapel on the top towers over the surrounding countryside.… continue reading

45.
Mill in Strehom

Place of shooting fairy tales

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| Altitude: 255 m / 837 ft

In Strehom, one of the possible starting points to the beautiful Plakánek valley, there is also a beautiful… continue reading

46.
Brada

Hill with a big crucifix

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| Altitude: 439 m / 1 440 ft

Hill Brada is identifiable from all possible corners of the Bohemian Paradise thanks to it´s bare top with a… continue reading

47.
Dolský Pond

A beautiful pond near Mladějov

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| Altitude: 275 m / 902 ft

On the tourist path connecting Mladějov with Trosky, you will also find the beautiful Doly pond, located on… continue reading

48.
Jinolické Ponds

Swimming under Prachov Rocks

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| Altitude: 320 m / 1 050 ft

Jinolice ponds are among the most famous places of the Bohemian Paradise. It is also located in a very… continue reading

49.
Kozlov Rock Castle

Rock castle not far from Všeň

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| Altitude: 358 m / 1 175 ft

At the western end of the Hruboskalsko region, just a short distance from the village of Všeň, you will find… continue reading

50.
Drabovna Rock Town

Rock town near Malá Skála

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| Altitude: 428 m / 1 404 ft

If you set off from Turnov along the red hiking trail in the direction of Malá Skála, you will come across a… continue reading

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