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The most beautiful places of Bohemian Karst

The best of the Bohemian Karst

Petr Liška
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The most beautiful places of Bohemian Karst
Inserted: 01.08.2018
Author: Petr Liška ©

To the southwest of the capital city of Prague is located, near the river Berounka, picturesque area of limestone and dolomites – Bohemian Karst. You will find here the largest Czech cave and probably the most famous quarry in the country – Velká Amerika. There is also a massive royal castle Karlstejn. However, there are much more interesting places.

Karlštejn Castle

The most important Czech castle

| Altitude: 305 m / 1 001 ft

Karlštejn Castle located in the heart of picturesque Czech Karst is considered to be the most important Czech… continue reading

Quarry Velká Amerika

Beautiful quarry in Bohemia

| Altitude: 380 m / 1 247 ft

Quarry Velká Amerika („Great America“) attracts still more and more tourists because of its beautiful blue… continue reading

Koněprusy Caves

The longest cave system in Bohemia

| Altitude: 447 m / 1 467 ft

Koněprusy Caves are located in the PLA Český kras south of the district town of Beroun. They are a protected… continue reading

Svatojánská rock wall

The best viewpoint of the Czech Karst

| Altitude: 327 m / 1 073 ft

In the picturesque village of sv. Jan pod Skalou is not just a Benedictine monastery. A great attraction is… continue reading

River Berounka

River of Křivoklátsko and the Czech Kars

| Altitude: 298 m / 978 ft

Berounka River belongs among the most important rivers of the Czech Republic (with its 140 km is the 11th… continue reading

Quarry Malá Amerika

Small but nice quarry

| Altitude: 400 m / 1 312 ft

Quarry Malá Amerika („Little America“) is somewhat in the shadow of its bigger brother Velká Amerika, but it… continue reading

Quarry Mexiko

The deepest quarry

| Altitude: 390 m / 1 280 ft

Quarry Mexico is situated next to the most famous quarry in Czech Karst – Velká Amerika („Great America“). It… continue reading

Alkazar Quarry

Mysterious place near Berounka

| Altitude: 242 m / 794 ft

Alkazar Quarry is nowadays a favorite place for climbers. Own rock towering directly above Berounka looks… continue reading


View of Tetin

| Altitude: 396 m / 1 299 ft

Damil (396 meters above sea level) is a hill with a nice view of the village of Tetin. At its foot you will… continue reading

Tetínské skály

Rocky view of Berounka

| Altitude: 234 m / 768 ft

At the northern end of the village Tetín, directly above the river Berounka, you will find a rock wall – the… continue reading


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