Unraveling Loket and Its Centuries Old Secrets

Czech Republic, Loket Guide (B): Unraveling Loket and Its Centuries Old Secrets

Loket, a small town with a little over 3,000 inhabitants is a place to recharge. In fact, when you cross the bridge across River Ohre into Loket, you will also understand what it means to be cut off from the mainland. For all practical reasons, Loket is well connected to the rest of Czech Republic, but let’s take a romantic view here and go back to the 13th century when it must have felt like that.

Ohre River surrounds Loket on three sides and of course some dense vegetation beyond, so you get the drift. (In English, Loket translates to Elbow)

There is no right time to visit Loket because it is charming at any given time of the year but in reality, the castle dominating Loket is the chief attraction for visitors on the hunt for Czech Republic’s most impregnable castle. That and beer.

No matter what season you visit, the first time you set your eyes on the forbidding castle, you get the feeling that time has stood still. Loket is Czech Republic’s best-kept secret for here you will rarely see busloads of tourists with selfie-sticks crawling the cobble-stoned town centre which, as a whole is a National Monument. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Unraveling Loket and Its Centuries Old Secrets
Guide Location: Czech Republic » Loket
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Loket Castle   TG Masaryka Square   St. Wenceslas   White Horse Hotel   Cisar Ferdinand Restaurant   Florian Family Brewery   Ohre River  
Author: Anjaly Thomas
Read it on author's website: http://travelwithanjaly.com/loket/