Manhole Covers

Manhole cover in Tabor

Manhole cover in Tabor, Czech Republic

A manhole cover in Tabor, Czech Republic. It shows the coat of arms of the city. By the way an interesting sight of the city are the tunnels below the town. More…


Blatná Castle in Blatná

Blatná Castle in Blatná, Czech Republic

Blatná Castle (Zámek Blatná) was first mentioned in 1235. The castle with a moat is situated in an English landscape garden. Inside there are salons in the style of Oriental, Rococo and Empire. I was surprised to see an exhibition about Ethiopian art in one the rooms. More…


Hrad Český Šternberk in Czechia

Hrad Český Šternberk in Czech Republic

Hrad Český Šternberk (Český Šternberk Castle) is a castle of the mid-13th century and is considered as one of the best preserved Gothic Bohemian castles. The castle offers a rare collection of 500+ copper engravings, depicting the entire history of the Thirty Years’ War. More…

City Walls

City wall of Třeboň

Town wall of Třeboň, Czech Republic

A lovely part of the city wall of the Czech city Třeboň. The city wall was built in the years 1525 – 1527. Another attraction of the city are the buildings along the market place dating back to  the 16th century. More…

Churches Reflections

Reflection of three iconic towers in Telč

Reflection of the church of the name of Jesus

The single steeple belongs to the church of St. Jacob’s (Kostel sv. Jakuba), the twin steeples are part of the church of the name of Jesus (Kostel Jména Ježíš). The lake is actually a pond. Telč is also known for its richly decorated market place which is listed as UNESCO World Culture Heritage. More…


Well in Jindřichův Hradec

Well at Jindřichův Hradec, Czech Republic

On my tour through the palace of Jindřichův Hradec, I came across this amazing well. It looks like a well from a fairy tale, doesn’t it?

Urban Walks

Funny fireplug in Tabor

Fun fire hydrant in Tabor, Czech Republic

While walking through the Czech city Tabor I came across this funny fireplug. Tabor is a historic city in the region of South Bohemia, Czech Republic. An attraction of this place is an accessible system of tunnels below the city.