Ceske Budejovice: Castles, Beer and More!

Ceske Budejovice: Castles, Beer and More!, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic (B)

The capital of South Bohemia, České Budějovice is home to a large industrial center, which helped it to grow. The historic city center shows the wealth that the city once enjoyed with colorful, unique, intricate buildings which helps draw people in who are looking for something a little less touristy besides just Prague. Like Cesky Krumlov, the town is a little hidden treasure for the Czech Republic! Just a few hours from the German border, it made for the perfect day trip!

The town is also renowned for their beer, the Budvar Brewery, which they are very proud of. Some might recognize the name as Budweis in English. But it is not to be confused with the Anheuser-Busch Budweiser beer in the States.

And just a short drive of about ten minutes sit the Hluboká Castle, perched upon a hill overlooking the surround village below. Well worth a visit for the magnificent endless gardens and the unique appearance of the castle.

The city of České Budějovice was founded in 1265 by King Ottokar II of Bohemia. České Budějovice enjoyed economic prosperity due to the position it served between trading routes and those who were loyal to the crown were rewarded. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Ceske Budejovice: Castles, Beer and More!
Guide Location: Czech Republic » Ceske Budejovice
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Lorelei Frey
Read it on Author's Website: https://caliglobetrotter.wordpress.com/2016/02/07/ceske-budejovice-castles-beer-more/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Budvar Brewery
  • Town Hall
  • Black Tower
  • Masné krámy