If you are familiar with the history of Medieval Europe, then you surely know how much the continent was shaped by religion. It used to be an important part of people’s lives and religious figures held a lot of power. No wonder that a lot of money was spent on construction of sacral buildings such as churches, cathedrals, or monasteries. Churches and cathedrals had to be as beautiful as possible so people would respect (or fear) God and be willing to overcome their mundane suffering to rejoice later in the afterlife. Monasteries, on the other hand, were modest – one could not possibly reject earthly pleasures while surrounded by opulence!
Hradec Králové is one of the oldest settlements in the Czech Republic. It is famous not only for its musical instruments manufacture but also it represents a centre of intellectual life, culture and education in Eastern Bohemia. In many ways, it contributed to the uplifting of the Czech nation and helped it to find its place in the international arena.
Another day, another tip for a trip! This time we explored Pardubice, examined its history & its best places you can visit this summer! Going for a pleasant walk and learning new things at the same time is possible in Pardubice through the Path of Vilém of Pernštejn. The total length of this circuit is 2.5 km and it doesn’t require much time to see it (approx. 2 hours), which means that even visiting seniors or parents with small children will not get very tired walking this distance.
With its area and a total population of 300,000, the capital of the Moravian-Silesian Region is the third-largest city of the Czech Republic. Ostrava is located 10 kilometers south of the Polish and 50 kilometers west of the Slovak border. It is considered one of the greenest cities in the Czech Republic. Ostrava is also an important economic & cultural center. Many jobs have been created involving sectors such as IT, outsourcing industries, and over 30,000 students are studying at universities in Ostrava.
Prague is known as one of the most gorgeous capitals around the world. And if you decide to visit Czechia, we have great news for you! Our rather This small country is literally strewn with beautiful towns and villages, equally fascinating and magical as their capital. The pearl among them, without a doubt, is the town of Český Krumlov.
Beroun is a small and cozy provincial town with Czech typical modern buildings and a historic city center. The city is located in a picturesque hilly area on the border of protected natural areas, surrounded by castles and other beautiful monuments of history and culture, which makes it a popular tourist destination. The status of […]
Kroměříž is a city of colorful flowers, cultural gentility, and elegant architecture, which will absolutely amaze you with its appearance. It is is without a doubt one of the most beautiful cities in the Czech Republic. The picturesque historical city, the monumental archbishop’s chateau, the wonderful gardens spreading around the area represent a spectacular beauty included in UNESCO World Heritage List.
Karlstejn is known as one of the most beautiful landmarks of this country. It is located on a rocky ledge hanging over the Berounka River and it looks fantastic. The impressive Gothic castle with its architecture stands on a hill surrounded by all four sides by the other hills so it looks like an impregnable fairytale fortress.