Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov, Cesky Krumlov

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A well-preserved example of a small central European medieval town, walkable Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov is one of the country's major tourist attractions, designated as a World Heritage Site. Hugging the banks of the Vltava River, the town spreads around a 13th-century castle that's famous for combining the finest elements of Gothic, Baroque, and Renaissance architecture. Neglected for many years during the Communist era, the town's rich architectural heritage received a much-needed facelift through a series of major restoration projects over the last two decades. The exquisitely restored old buildings lining the historical center's narrow streets now house trendy restaurants and classy hotels, augmenting the town's fairytale atmosphere with tourist-geared modern amenities. Add Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov and other attractions to your Cesky Krumlov trip itinerary using our Cesky Krumlov trip planner.
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  • The hsitoric Center ofCesky Krumlov is the perfect place to wander and discover something new at every corner. The side streets are narrow, the pavers are uneven and the people friendly at every... 
    The hsitoric Center ofCesky Krumlov is the perfect place to wander and discover something new at every corner. The side streets are narrow, the pavers are uneven and the people friendly at every...  more »
  • Very charming, worth the drive from Prague. We could have spent more time here wandering around, but did enjoy a great lunch. Views from the castle are Instagram worthy for sure. 
    Very charming, worth the drive from Prague. We could have spent more time here wandering around, but did enjoy a great lunch. Views from the castle are Instagram worthy for sure.  more »
  • Beautiful little town. It is worth a visit. The city has a medieval charm. Parking is good organized, many parking plots are near the center. You can pay cash or with credit card. 
    Beautiful little town. It is worth a visit. The city has a medieval charm. Parking is good organized, many parking plots are near the center. You can pay cash or with credit card.  more »
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  • Cesky Krumlov is a town of UNESCO World Heritage. Here is second largest castle complex in the Czech Republic and the oldest Baroque theatre in the world. Every time when I come to Czech Republic I have to go there and relax in old lanes walking around...
  • Fantastic place
  • Cesky Krumlov Cesky Krumlov, located in South Bohemia, the old city center basically maintains the medieval style and has been listed as a World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO.
  • Český Krumlov is a city in the Czech Republic, capital of the district of the same name, in Southern Bohemia, well known for the particular architecture of the old town and for the castle. The beautiful historic center of the city has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The town, crossed by the Vltava river, with its houses and its very characteristic shops of the historic center, the many museums and a beautiful square where the Town Hall is located, is a city worth visiting. Český Krumlov is also an important cultural center in the Czech Republic, hosting various festivals and other events throughout the year. The best known is the Five Petal Rose festival, which is celebrated on the weekend of the summer solstice in June. Very nice, clean, characteristic and well organized.
  • The first written mention of the existence of a settlement in Krumlov comes from 1240 by Oldřich of Liechtenstein, however, the local region was settled between 35 and 50,000 years ago. The oldest settlement directly on the territory of Krumlov was documented in New Town from 14,000 years ago. A historically important event was the establishment of the Rožmberk Dominion in 1302, when two Vítkov possessions were joined - the estate of the lords of Krumlov together with the estates of the Rožmberks. The dominion was always headed by the head of the Rožmberk family, whose seat was Český Krumlov. The medieval center of the city has been a city heritage reserve since 1963 and has been on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1992. The first written mention of the existence of a seat in Krumlov comes from 1240 by Oldřich of Liechtenstein, however, the local region was settled 35 to 50,000 years ago. The oldest housing estate directly on the territory of Krumlov was documented in the New Town from 14,000 years ago. A historically important event was the establishment of the Rožmberk Dominion from 1302, when the two Vítkov states merged after the lords of Krumlov together with the estates of the Rožmberks. The head of the dominion was always the head of the Rožmberk family, whose seat was Český Krumlov. The medieval city center has been a city monument reserve since 1963 and has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1992.

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