5 amazing reasons to visit Český Krumlov, Czech Republic

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There is a city in the South of the Czech Republic that seems to be straight out of the pages of the fairy tales. It is Český Krumlov, a small town where the time has stopped. It is an absolute must for the Czech trip and one of the most colourful destinations in the Central Europe

Why? Let me share with you 5 amazing reasons to visit Český Krumlov

1. The Castle

reasons to visit Český Krumlov

Český Krumlov Castle is a grandiose sight. Built up on the rocky hill above the Vltava River it captivates with grandeur. The Castle houses interesting museums including the unique preserved Baroque theatre and the Castle Gardens. Also, it is the second largest castle complex in the country after the Prague Castle

All the information about the admission to the Castle can be found HERE

2. The Old Town

reasons to visit Český Krumlov

If you are a fan of red roofs, colourful houses and crooked narrow streets, the Old Town of Český Krumlov is a place to be. It is cosy and extra walkable, perfect for slow strolls enjoying the picturesque architectural delights. Situated comfortably on a Vltava banks, the Old Town of Český Krumlov is a fascinating historical study combining Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque architecture

3. The views

reasons to visit Český Krumlov

Český Krumlov has got the looks. No matter what viewpoint, street or tower you pick, the panoramas will be fantastic. It is a perfect destination for all the photography aficionados and Instagram buffs. Head to the Castle Tower for a breathtaking panorama of the Old Town and the Castle

For the information about the admission to the Castle Tower go HERE

4. The museums

reasons to visit Český Krumlov

For a small town of about 14 000 inhabitants, Český Krumlov has an impressive selection of museums. Apart from the Castle Museum, one of the most notable ones is the Egon Schiele Art Centrum exhibiting the works of the celebrated Austrian painter. Also, be sure to check the Museum Fotoatelier Seidel for a unique exposition devoted to the history of the photography

You can save on visiting museums by purchasing a Český Krumlov Card, more information HERE

5. The festivals

reasons to visit Český Krumlov

The setting and the atmosphere of Český Krumlov make it a perfect location for the festivals. And there are few interesting ones like the International Music Festival Český Krumlov gathering best musicians of the world as well as Chamber Music Festival. One of the most impressive ones is the Five-petalled Rose Celebration when the city becomes a medieval fairytale town with costumes, food fairs and folk music.

To check the full program of the Český Krumlov festivals go HERE

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