Overview Czechia with Solina Tours, in Central Europe, is a country that’s known for its ornate castles, native beers and long history. Prague, the capital, is home to grand 9th-century Prague Castle, a preserved medieval old town and statue-lined Charles Bridge. Český Krumlov, a small town in the South Bohemia region, is notable for its wealth of Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque buildings, many of which house restaurants and shops.
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Charles Bridge, is a historic bridge that crosses the Vltava River in Prague, Czech Republic. Its construction started in 1357 under the auspices of King Charles IV, and finished in the beginning of the 15th century.
Prague Castle, is a castle complex in Prague, Czech Republic, dating from the 9th century. It is the official office of the President of the Czech Republic. The castle was a seat of power for kings of Bohemia, Holy Roman emperors, and presidents of Czechoslovakia.
St. Vitus Cathedral, he Metropolitan Cathedral of Saints Vitus, Wenceslaus and Adalbert is a Roman Catholic metropolitan cathedral in Prague, the seat of the Archbishop of Prague. Until 1997, the cathedral was dedicated only to Saint Vitus, and is still commonly named only as St. Vitus Cathedral.
Prague Astronomical Clock, The Prague Astronomical Clock, or Prague Orloj, is a medieval astronomical clock located in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic. The clock was first installed in 1410, making it the third-oldest astronomical clock in the world and the oldest clock still operating.
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Best time to go to Czechia
The best time to visit Czech Republic is during spring (mid-March to mid-May) and fall (September – mid November). This is when the crowds are just right, and the weather is consistently pleasant. The high season in Czech Republic is from June to August.
Passports & Visas
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Health & Safety
You should take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance to cover you while you’re away. It’s also a good idea to get a European Health Insurance before leaving your country. Though it’s not a substitute for travel insurance, it entitles you to emergency medical treatment It won’t, however, cover you for medical repatriation, ongoing medical treatment or non-urgent treatment.
Czechia, Western Bohemia encompasses Karlovy Vary and Mariánské Lázne, fabled spa towns where visitors can bathe in mineral waters. In medieval Kutna Horá, a former silver-mining town, Sedlec Ossuary displays more than 40,000 human skeletons. The Pilsner Urquell complex and Brewery Museum celebrate the country’s national beverage in Plzeň, the birthplace of Pilsner beer. To the east, the historical region of Moravia includes Brno, an industrial city of neoclassical and functionalist buildings, and the winemaking region of Znojmo. Czech cuisine comprises hearty dishes such as bramboračka potato soup and svíčková, beef with dumplings.
Official name: Czech Republic
Population: 10,895,126 inhabitants.
Language: Czech is the official language.
Currency: Czech koruna (CZK)
Religion: Presently, 39.8% of Czechs consider themselves atheist; 39.2% are Roman Catholics; 4.6% are Protestant, with 1.9% in the Czech-founded Hussite Reform Church, 1.6% in the Czech Brotherhood Evangelic Church, and 0.5% in the Silesian Evangelic Church; 3% are members of the Orthodox Church; and 13.4% are undecided.