The Czech Republic is situated in Central Europe bordering Poland to the north of Germany to the northwest and west, Austria to the south and Slovakia to the east. The capital of Czech Republic is Prague which is also the prime city of Czech Republic and a well-liked tourist destination. Czech Republic joined the European Union May 2004. The Czech Republic was once part of Czechoslovakia, which was disbanded in January 1993 and in that which is now divided into the Czech and Slovak Republics. Brno, Ostrava, Plzen, Olomouc, Czech Republic, Prague, Hradec Kralove, Usti nad Labem, Pardubice and Karlovy Vary are the other important cities in the Czech Republic. The Czech Republic is divided into two geographic and cultural classifications which are Bohemia and Moravia. Czech towns and villages are recognized for their spas and wine vineyards. It is also home to many castles that are open to visitors. One of the other attractions is the availability of hundreds of miles of marked trails for hiking, biking and skiing.

Geographic location:

It is in Central Europe bordering Poland to the north of Germany to the northwest and west, Austria to the south and Slovakia to the east. It is essentially a landlocked country strategically to some of the most important land routes in Europe.

Population and languages:

The population of the Czech Republic is estimated at 10.2 million and official language is being spoken Czech.

Air:

Air Czech Republic can be described as temperate with warm sunny summers and cold winters. It also gets snow. Most of the rain comes in summer. Due to different heights changes in temperature can be varied. The temperatures are relatively low in the high mountains and more rain. The temperatures on average -0.4 ° C in high altitude areas, temperatures can average up to 10 ° C in low altitude areas.

Local Customs:

The association was conservative and leisure, with the exception of the formal dinners or hotels or restaurants. Tipping is usually 5 to 10 percent of hotel, restaurant and taxis.

Attraction:

Prague Castle (Hradcany) – This is one of the best churches and museums. It also has some beautiful gardens, fortifications and magnificent rooms.

St. Vitus Cathedral – it is located in the Castle district, a notable feature of the cathedral towers that rise high into the sky. It is also the country’s largest church with great architecture.

Charles Bridge (Charles Bridge) – This is one of the most popular tourist attractions of the city and should not be missed.

Old Town Square (Market Square) – this is the liveliest place in Prague, with many historic buildings. It also hosts a variety of markets, as every year a Christmas market every year.

Jewish Museum – It is the largest Jewish museum in Central Europe with a vast collection of Jewish art.
Vysehrad – The great fortress built on a cliff overlooking a river.

Travel:

Air – the national airline of the Czech Republic is Czech Airlines.There are many other small and popular international airlines of the Czech Republic. The main international airport is Prague Ruzyne Airport (PRG). The airport is located about 10 miles north of Prague.

Rail – the country is part of an extensive network of trains connecting the cities of Europe. If you are approaching from Western Europe the most suitable connections are via Berlin, Frankfurt, Munich, Vienna, and Zurich to Prague.

Hotel at Czech Republic:

Hotel Kings Court
Hotel Rott
Corinthia Prague Hotel
Radisson Blu Alcron Hotel
MOODs boutique hotel
Designhotel Elephant Prague
Maximilian Hotel
Eurostars Thalia
Art Deco Imperial Hotel
Esplanade Prague

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