Region of south Bohemia - Czech republic
REGION OF SOUTH BOHEMIA
As to the greatness, it is the second bigger region of the country. It is a region of forests, meadows, ponds, peatbogs, mountaneous range of Šumava (Bohemian Forest) and Novohradské hory (Novohradské Mountains) The biggest protected area is those of Šumava National Park.
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Česky Krumlov is a city which is able to fascinate everybody. The town is situated in South Bohemia, not far from České Budějovice. Since 1992, Historical nucleus is registred in a UNESCO, United Nations Heritage Survey.
Photo: Klára Svobodová
The area with an ecological equilibrium coverin an area of 144 hectares was included to the Pintovka biocenter. There people, animals and vegetaion rule together. The recreation place with rich history was mentioned already in the 15th century. It has many secret places, and legends. Nature trails join the valley of the river Luznicewith the city center of Tabor on an elevated area. Everything is interconnected by pathways. The nature trail would teach you of forest's function, its renovation, water circulation, birds, fish or hunting. On the way you will find a well-known pilgrimage site, Klokoty baroque compoudns. If you want get refreshed, visit Harrachovka restaurant , hidden in the forest. Also, you can admire a granite rock.
Text and photo: Monika Babická
Originally a Gothic castle was transformed into a Renaissance residence thanks to the Rosenbergs. You can make the best picture of the history of the building and the founders 'family on the basic visitors' circuit, which includes the representative premises of the 1st floor. Together with the Knights' Hall they are equipped with a rich collection of paintings, weapons and furniture. The unique view of the castle grounds into the romantic landscape with the Vltava River is from the castle tower and from the stone tower Jakobínka, which is accessible after reconstruction. Why visit the castle bronze statue of an elephant. In any case, it brings visitors happiness and joy.
Text and photos: Monika Babická
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