Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #2 in Český Krumlov, Czechia


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 6 sights
Distance 3.7 km
Ascend 119 m
Descend 204 m

Explore Český Krumlov in Czechia with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Activities in Český KrumlovIndividual Sights in Český Krumlov

Sight 1: Památník vítězství Ptačí hrádek

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The Memorial of Karl Filip of Schwarzenberg, also known as the Bird Castle, is an unfinished Classicist memorial situated to the west of the Český Krumlov State Castle and Chateau. It is an immovable cultural monument.

Wikipedia: Památník Karla Filipa ze Schwarzenbergu (CS)

824 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 2: Otáčivé hlediště

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Otáčivé hlediště

The Revolving Auditorium in Český Krumlov is an originally designed auditorium of an open-air theatre, one of several well-known revolving auditoriums, located in the garden of the Český Krumlov Castle. Its history dates back to 1958, when it was promoted in the Czech Republic by Joan Brehms (1907–1995), a naturalized stage designer of Latvian origin, together with the then director of the South Bohemian Theatre, Otto Haas. Since its inception, the Revolving Auditorium has been operated by the South Bohemian Theatre based in České Budějovice. It is the most visited Czech open-air theatre.

Wikipedia: Otáčivé hlediště Český Krumlov (CS), Website

881 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 3: Historic Centre of Český Krumlov

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Historic Centre of Český Krumlov Ron Van Oers / CC BY-SA 3.0 igo

Český Krumlov is a town in the South Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 13,000 inhabitants. It is known as a tourist centre, which is among the most visited places in the country. The historic centre with the Český Krumlov Castle complex is protected by law as an urban monument reservation, and since 1992, it has been a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its well-preserved Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque architecture.

Wikipedia: Český Krumlov (EN)

706 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 4: Špitál svaté Alžběty

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In the Middle Ages, the Hospital of St. Elisabeth was a complex of interconnected burgher houses Latrán No. 105, Věžní No. 99, 100, 101, 102, 103 and the Budějovická Gate. The northern wall is part of the city fortifications. The complex is registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site within the historical centre of Český Krumlov and is a protected monument.

Wikipedia: Špitál svaté Alžběty (Český Krumlov) (CS)

34 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 5: Budějovická brána

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Budějovická brána

Fights in Český Krumlov took place in this South Bohemian town between September 30 and 3, 1938, when Czechoslovak citizens, authorities and soldiers were attacked by Nazi gunmen who tried to take power over the city before the official date of eviction of the city by Czechoslovak military power.

Wikipedia: Boje v Českém Krumlově (CS)

1221 meters / 15 minutes

Sight 6: Graphite Mine

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The Graphite Mine in Český Krumlov is the tourist name of the graphite deposit in Český Krumlov, which has not been mined since 2003. The mine was established in 1975 and became the youngest graphite mine in the Czech Republic.

Wikipedia: Grafitový důl v Českém Krumlově (CS), Website, Facebook


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