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The unique medieval atmosphere makes this city situated above the Vltava, also known as the ‘Pearl of South Bohemia’, one of the most visited places in the Czech Republic. The town celebrated 700 years of history in 2010. The authentic historical centre here, mostly dating back to the 16th century, has been protected by UNESCO since 1992. This also includes the complex of Krumlov Castle and Chateau, which is the second largest chateau complex in the Czech Republic after Prague Castle.

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It has 40 buildings and palace buildings as well as 7 ha of chateau gardens. This seat of the Rosenberg family enchants visitors with the famous Masquerade Hall, preserved Baroque theatre and also the chateau gardens with revolving auditorium, where popular plays are performed in the open air during the summer season.
 
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Český Krumlov is also famed for its musical celebrations – every summer, the city plays host to the Festival of Chamber Music, the Festival of Ancient Music and the longest-running musical festival in the Czech Republic, the International Music Festival Český Krumlov. The most famous celebration is the annual Five Petal Rose Festival, named after the crest of the Rosenberg family. During this three-day festival, you can travel back to the Middle Ages, meet people in period costumes, watch a knights’ tournament or take in a play or a musical performance. Celebrations also include a medieval fair.
 
Entry into the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List: 1992
 

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GPS latitude/longitude: 48.81053 , 14.32127

 

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