The Czech Republic (or informally Czechia) is a small landlocked country in Central Europe, situated south-east of Germany and bordering Austria to the south, Poland to the north and Slovakia to the south-east. The Czech Republic is not a geographically large country, but it has a rich and eventful history. From time immemorial, Czechs, Germans, Jews and Slovaks, as well as Italian stonemasons and stucco workers, French tradesmen and deserters from Napoleon’s army, have all lived and worked here, all influencing one another. For centuries they jointly cultivated their land, creating works that still command respect and admiration today. It is thanks to their inventiveness and skill that this small country is graced with hundreds of ancient castles, monasteries and stately mansions and even entire towns that give the impression of being comprehensive artefacts. The Czech Republic contains a vast amount of architectural treasure, as well as beautiful forests and mountains to match.
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Bec and I love UNESCO sites, we love the history of these sights. We love how UNESCO sites are maintained in today's modern world to shine a spotlight on how the world was in times past. I love walking around these places admiring them sometimes you can nearly feel...
Lednice castle complex The Lednice Castle complex is located in Lednice Czech Republic. Its is located 20 km off the main highway 10Kilometers before you get to the Austrian border. We were travelling from southern Poland town of Wisla to Vienna when we visited....
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We hit the road in Europe in November 2016