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A: Karlovy Vary

Фотограф: Gamurar-Roman, На расстоянии 30 метров отсюда

Karlovy Vary,Czech respublic

Karlovy Vary

B: Trzni Kolonada - Karlove Vary

Фотограф: Zbigniew Pilip, На расстоянии 70 метров отсюда

The settlement called Vary (Boiling Water) was founded around 1350. Town owes its present name the Ro...

Trzni Kolonada - Karlove Vary

C: Карловы Вары

Фотограф: Andrew Usatyuk, На расстоянии 110 метров отсюда

Карловы Вары

D: Karlovy Vary

Фотограф: Cristian Marinescu, На расстоянии 120 метров отсюда

Karlovy Vary

E: Карловы Вары, смотровая площадка

Фотограф: Алексей Майер, На расстоянии 140 метров отсюда

Карловы Вары, смотровая площадка

F: Baron Lützow's Villa in Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic

Фотограф: Istvan Bozsik, На расстоянии 160 метров отсюда

Baron Lützow's beautiful villa with terraced garden was built in 1844. On the pedestal of the circula...

Baron Lützow's Villa in Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic

G: Karlovy Vary, Lazenska Street

Фотограф: Zbigniew Pilip, На расстоянии 220 метров отсюда

Karlovy Vary (German: Karlsbad; English: Carlsbad) is a spa city situated in western Bohemia, Czech R...

Karlovy Vary, Lazenska Street

H: Mlýnský pramen

Фотограф: Dušan Vondra, На расстоянии 230 метров отсюда

Mlýnský pramen

I: Mlýnská kolonáda

Фотограф: Dušan Vondra, На расстоянии 300 метров отсюда

Mlýnská kolonáda

J: Karlovy Vary - Mlynska Kolonada

Фотограф: Zbigniew Pilip, На расстоянии 300 метров отсюда

Karlovy Vary (German: Karlsbad; English: Carlsbad) is a spa city situated in western Bohemia, Czech R...

Karlovy Vary - Mlynska Kolonada

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Описание для места - Czech Republic

The Czech Republic is a cool little landlocked country south of Germany and Poland, with a national addiction to pork and beer. Potatos, cabbage, and dumplings are close behind them, and they also have this great bar food called "utopenec." It means "a drowned man," it's pickled sausage with onions, perfect with some dark wheat bread and beer. The Czech bread is legendary, like a meal all by itself.

Czechoslovakia first became a sovereign state in 1918 when it declared independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire. The state of Czechoslovakia lasted until the "Velvet Divorce" of 1993, which created Slovakia and the Czech Republic.

It was occupied by Germany in WWII but escaped major damage, unlike most other European cities. The nation's capital, Prague, retains some of Europe's most beautiful Baroque architecture as well as one of the largest medieval castle complexes still standing. The President of the Czech Republic has his offices in the Prague Castle even today.

There was a coup d'etat in 1948 and Czechoslovakia fell under Soviet rule. For fifty years Czechoslovakia was a Socialist state under the USSR, subject to censorship, forced atheism and even the arrest of jazz musicians!

In 1989, communist police violently squashed a pro-democracy demonstration and pissed everybody off so bad that a revolution erupted over it, finally ending the Communist rule.

The next twenty years saw rapid economic growth and westernization. Today in Prague you can eat at McDonald's or KFC, shop for snowboarding boots and go see a punk rock show.

The Czech Republic took over the presidency of the European Union in January 2009. This instantly created lots of political drama because the President of the Czech Republic, Vaclav Klaus, is a renowned Euroskeptic.

We anxiously await the outcome of "President Klaus vs. the Lisbon Treaty", a world heavywieght fight sceduled for spring 2009.

Text by Steve Smith.

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