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The most beautiful places of Central Bohemia

The best of Central Bohemia

Petr Liška
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The most beautiful places of Central Bohemia
Updated: 27.08.2019
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com

Central Bohemia, a huge ring around Prague, is not just a suburban towns, but you will find here plenty of beautiful monuments and natural beauties. There are several interesting towns to visit. No wonder, but part of the Bohemian Paradise, the Kokořín region and the Bohemian Karst also fall into Central Bohemia. Let's have a look at the most beautiful places that Central Bohemia has to offer

23.
Velký Blaník

Legendary mountain

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| Altitude: 638 m / 2 093 ft

Velký Blaník (638 m above sea level) is an important mountain to which is connected the famous legend about… continue reading

22.
Rabyňská prospect

Beautiful view of Slapy damlake

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| Altitude: 383 m / 1 257 ft

On the eastern bank of Slapy dam, just below the top of Homolka, there is a small road parking lot, offering… continue reading

21.
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

20.
Nymburk

City with medieval walls

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Nymburk is a former royal town situated at the confluence of the Elbe and Mrlina. The most important monument… continue reading

19.
Berchtold Chateau

Rescued Castle

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| Altitude: 438 m / 1 437 ft

The first mention of the mansion dates back to 1388, when it was owned by Vavřinec of Vidovice. It was… continue reading

18.
Pokličky

The largest Kokorin attraction

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| Altitude: 278 m / 912 ft

In the protected landscape of Kokořínsko you will find very interesting rock formations – Pokličky (lids).… continue reading

17.
Okoř Castle Ruins

The famous Castle Ruins Near Prague

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| Altitude: 273 m / 896 ft

Castle ruins Okoř is just outside of Prague and is a frequent destination for hikers as well as cyclists.… continue reading

16.
Dobříš Castle

Former seat of the Reich Protector

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| Altitude: 366 m / 1 201 ft

Dobris Castle is a beautiful, large building with a large English and French park. The final reconstruction… continue reading

15.
Svatá hora near Příbram

The most important pilgrimage site in Bohemia

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| Altitude: 579 m / 1 900 ft

To the southeast of the center of Příbram you will find the most important Marian pilgrimage site in Bohemia… continue reading

14.
Český Šternberk Castle

The most beautiful castle in Posázaví

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| Altitude: 346 m / 1 135 ft

Directly above the Sázava River, the mighty Gothic castle of Český Šternberk is located. Thanks to several… continue reading

13.
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

12.
Poděbrady

A spa town with a castle

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| Altitude: 195 m / 640 ft

Poděbrady is a royal town on the river Elbe, renowned for its mineral springs. The center of the town is the… continue reading

11.
Koněprusy Caves

The longest cave system in Bohemia

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| 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

10.
Solenická podkova

The second most famous view of the Vltava River

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| Altitude: 446 m / 1 463 ft

Solenice Horseshoe is a beautiful meander just below the Orlik dam. The famous lookout is on a small rocky… continue reading

9.
Kokořín Castle

A castle hidden in Kokorinsko

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| Altitude: 297 m / 974 ft

The picturesque Kokořín Castle is hidden in the woods right in the center of the Kokořínsko protected… continue reading

8.
Mělník

The town at the confluence of the Elbe and the Vltava River

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| Altitude: 220 m / 722 ft

Mělník, situated in Central Bohemia, is famous not only for wine and wine festivals but also for picturesque… continue reading

7.
Svatojánská rock wall

The best viewpoint of the Czech Karst

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| 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

6.
Quarry Velká Amerika

Beautiful quarry in Bohemia

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| Altitude: 380 m / 1 247 ft

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

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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

4.
Kolín

Beautiful city on the river Elbe

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| Altitude: 216 m / 709 ft

At the eastern end of Central Bohemia there is nice city Kolín. The town is picturesquely laid on both sides… continue reading

3.
Lookout May

The best known Czech river viewpoint

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| Altitude: 401 m / 1 316 ft

The most famous and beautiful view of the Vltava River is the May viewpoint, where you can see the beautiful… continue reading

2.
Kutná Hora

Silver city

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| Altitude: 260 m / 853 ft

The district city, now with about twenty thousand inhabitans, Kutná Hora, was the second most important city… continue reading

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Karlštejn Castle

The most important Czech castle

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| 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

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