The Czech republic was created on January 1st, 1993, when former Czechoslowakia split into two countries, Czechia and Slovakia. It is a small mountainous, country in Central Europe. First settlements in the area date back to the 5th century B.C. with a Czech nation first developing in the 10th century A.D. Prague, the capital of the Czech republic, developed in the 14th century into the cultural and political centre of Czechia. Nowadays Prague is a beautiful city which attracts a large number of visitors each year. The south of the Czech republic is a landscape of hills, forests and lakes. Here there are several beaufitul cities and castles, well worth visiting, many of them UNESCO world heritage sites.

Prague photo gallery  - 163 pictures of Prague
Hluboka nad Vltavou castle photo gallery  - 34 pictures of Hluboka nad Vltavou castle
Kromeriz photo gallery  - 36 pictures of Kromeriz
Holasovice photo gallery  - 16 pictures of Holasovice
163 photos of this scenic Central European capital along the Vltava river
34 photos of the Hluboka castle, one of the most beautiful castles in the Czech republic
36 photos of Kromeriz, a city in southeast Czechia, famous for its bishop's castle and flower gardens
16 photos of the historic folk village of Holasovice in the Czech republic, a UNESCO World Heritage site
Telc photo gallery  - 41 pictures of Telc
Lednice photo gallery  - 49 pictures of Lednice
Ceske Budejovice photo gallery  - 10 pictures of Ceske Budejovice
41 photos of Telc, a small Czech town with a perfectly preserved historic centre
49 photos of the impressive, UNESCO-listed Lednice castle in the south of the Czech republic
10 photos of Ceske Budejovice, a small city in southwest Czechia, home to the Budweiser brewery
Cesky Krumlov photo gallery  - 28 pictures of Cesky Krumlov
Jindrichuv Hradec photo gallery  - 15 pictures of Jindrichuv Hradec
Olomouc photo gallery  - 16 pictures of Olomouc
Roznov pod Radhostem photo gallery  - 19 pictures of Roznov pod Radhostem
28 photos of the picturesque city of Cesky Krumlov in the southwest of the Czech republic
15 photos of Jindrichuv Hradec in southern Czechia, a beautiful city with a castle on a pond
16 photos of the city of Olomouc in eastern Czechia famous for its Holy Trinity Column
19 photos of the open air museum in Roznov pod Radhostem with its collection of Wallachian buildings
Stramberk photo gallery  - 26 pictures of Stramberk
26 photos of the beautiful village of Stramberk in the Moravian-Silesian hills in eastern Czechia
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