Sightseeings and monuments
Český Krumlov State Castle
Český Krumlov State Castle with its architectural standard, cultural tradition, and expanse ranks among the most important historic sights in the central European region. Originally Gothic castle from 13th century was enlarged in 14th century and it was rebuit in the Renaissance style in 16th century. In 17th and 18th centuries the castle was modified in the Baroque and the Rococo style.
Castle Theater in Český Krumlov
Baroque Theatre of Český Krumlov Castle represents the advanced Baroque stage. The theatre ranks among the most preserved Baroque theatres in the world the original theatre fund of which contains preserved theatre building, auditorium, orchestra pit, stage, stage technology,machinery,coulisses, librettos, costumes etc. Baroque Theatre is also thanks to the delicate reconstruction complexly preserved unique historical sight.
St. Vitus Church
Architectural gem, the neo-Gothic octagonal tower became the second dominant Český Krumlov. The church occasionally becomes a venue for concerts of classical music.The church occasionally becomes a venue for classical music concerts. St. Vitus is a three-nave Gothic structure dating from the period 1407 - 1439. He was, however, built on the foundations of an older building dating from 1309. In the 17th and 18th centuries the church was extended and modified. Gothic portal dates from 1410.
Monasteries of Český Krumlov
Unique complex of three lately renovated medivial monasteries which is connected not only historicaly with the Castle attracts the general public, especially families, youth and children to learn about monastic life. Interesting exhibitions devoted to craft, alchemy, interactive exhibitions and replicas of rare exhibits as statue of the Madonna of Krumlov could be seen here.
Synagogue Český Krumlov
Built in Nouveau-Romanesque style in 1909 by the local Jewish community, the Cesky Krumlov Synagogue features an eight-sided tower with Torah-shaped windows.
Egon Schiele Garden Studio
The little house on a terraced hillside was built during the Neoclassical building boom around 1800. In 1911 the painter Egon Schiele (1890-1918) lived and worked here. Willi Lidl, a pupil at the local grammar school, found the house for Schiele, negotiated the lease and requested the undertaking of a series of repairs and modifications. Thanks to the helpfulness of the owner at the time – a dry goods merchant called Max Tschunko – Schiele was able to live here for free with his redheaded girlfriend the model Wally Neuzil.
The Kleť mountain with its 1 083 metres is the highest peak in surrounding. It is an ideal spot for a circular view of the countryside. The observation tower has been erected in the years 1882-1825 and is the oldest stone-made observation tower in Bohemia. You can rest and rélax before the trip back in the nearby mountain cottage.
Regional Museum in Český Krumlov
At the present time, the Regional Museum administers 34 000 registered objects. The museum library contains a set of 5 000 books, of which more than one fifth are collectible quality.
Do you like time travel? The new Castle Museum bring you to the times of the Lords of Krumlov, Rosenbergs and other noble families that reside in Český Krumlov and tranformed its appereance over the centuries. You can see a number of precious artifacts from the Castle depositories as well as films from the beginning of the 20th century in the cinema.
Museum Fotoatelier Seidel
A unique place where in the 19th century, the tradition of photography began, a place where time has stopped. Experts and lay people can familiarize themselves with the unique photographic work of Josef Seidel and his son Francis, numbering nearly 140,000 glass plates and celluloid negatives.
Moldavites are the world rarity and beautiful precious stones bound exclusively to Southern Bohemia. Let‘s discover the story of the highly valued stone of transformation, born in the impact of an asteroid 15 million years ago. Enjoy the stunning exhibition created as an interactive game that will take you through the entire story - from the collisions of planets and asteroids through a large extinction of animals to the creation of moldavites, their properties and use in jewelery.
Complete baroque puppet theater, including the Baroque machinery. Occasional marionette production of the group and a puppet opera Don Giovanni, Magic Flute, Baroque opera Orfeo ed Euridice.
Puppet Museum - Fairytale house
You can come and see collection of more than 300 original wooden puppets in the Puppet Museum. You will discover a puppet dragons and knights, dwarves, thieves and many others fairy tale creatures.
Museum of torture instruments
A unique exposition of criminal punishment and instruments of torture, spread throughout the newly-reconstructed 15th cellars below the Český Krumlov Town Hall on the main town square.
Below the town square at Kájovská ulice no.68 in a newly reconstructed Renaissance house, a new wax museum was opened in May of 2001. In the area of 600 m² you can meet the Emperor Joseph II., his mother Maria Theresia, Lords of Rosenberg, John Paul II., Vaclav Havel and Mick Jagger an other personalities of Czech history and contemporary times.
Lately opened castle blacksmith shop is located on the first castle courtyard in the original smithy from 1654. Except of your personal experience to try the craft and to feel the heat of the forge you can learn interesting facts about the history of this blacksmith craft.
Bars and clubs in Český Krumlov
Apotheka cafe bar
Apotheka bar is situated in the historical centre of Cesky Krumlov. The building originally used to serve as the old town hall. Then there was the castle pharmacy, where Mgr. Kelly used to prepare his elixirs, so the bar got its name from this period. Bar offers a pleasant intimate atmosphere with a professional service that is able to mix your drink according to your mood and star constellations.
City Lounge Club
City Lounge is a new concept of the bar and dance club in the heart of Cesky Krumlov. Club is located in close to the town fortifications from the 13th century near Egon Schiele Centre. The main entrance is dominated by preserved fortification tower. Club was opened in June 2012 and is popular mainly because of its location, professional service, attractive program, a wide range of DJs and drinks.
Musik & Cocktail Bar
Musik & Cocktail Bar is part of the hotel buildings Golden Angel. It offers a wide selection of spirits, especially malt whiskey and premium rums. Highlights of Music & Cocktail Bar are top-notch cocktails, which are prepared exclusively from premium products and fresh fruit juices.