Karlovy Vary

Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic
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Discover the joys of having a peaceful and serene holiday in a Spa town otherwise known as Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic. Here, you can indulge yourself in some self-pampering and reinvigoration as you take a look at the sights, enjoy the health spas and take a drink of their natural mineral waters.

One of the main reasons why people flock to this town to take their much needed break is because of their health spas. They basically have all kinds of health treatments like thermal pools, massage electro treatments, curative baths and saunas. Another attraction that draws people is the Hot Spring Colonnade that is a sight to behold with its 14-meter high fountain and that which offers a miracle of curative mineral water.

After a relaxed time drinking the mineral water till your heart’s content and enjoying a relaxing day at the spa, you can give yourself another diversion and seek refuge in the rich and historical architecture of the place. Karlovy Vary’s architecture is a mixture of five different architectural designs from different colonnades, most of it built during the 18th and 19th centuries. The church of St. Peter and St. Paul Russian are stunning historical landmarks that are well worth your visit. There is also a castle that will remind you of the fairy tales that you used to read known as the Loket Castle.

If you feel a little energized, you may want to take a walk around this lovely town. You can also take the cable car going to Diana’s Lookout to see the magnificent views across Karlovy Vary and you may stop over at the resting and viewing stations overlooking the opening to a lovely forest.

If you happen to visit around August, there’s Karlovy Vary Film Festival held that film buffs would surely enjoy.

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