According to Sportingology, the Czech Republic is one of those countries that you just need to visit at least once. However, having once fallen under the charm of its mirror lakes, parks, steppes, it is already impossible to break out of its tender bonds. Prague, one of the most beautiful and most romantic cities in the world, which has earned a lot of the highest epithets in its history – the City of Frozen Music, the city of a hundred spiers.
They say that beauty is manifested in contrasts, and there are enough contrasts in Prague: the sophistication of ancient palaces coexists with the deliberate roughness of modern buildings, and artsy stucco ornaments are crossed out by electrical wiring lines. One of the main features of Prague is that it will never be completed, and this despite the fact that the list of its developers includes many names of the rulers of Europe who competed with each other in ingenuity and luxury. But this feature does not spoil Prague at all, on the contrary, it gives its color to this cheerful and cheerful city, always seething, always full of young people, street musicians and merchants.
One of the most famous balneological resorts is Karlovy Vary, specializing in the treatment of the digestive tract, metabolic disorders, etc. You will not need anything unpleasant or tiring – just drink healing mineral water and attend pleasant procedures.
Poděbrady is a resort, one of the most famous in the field of treatment of heart diseases, including heart disease.
Through radon and galvanic baths, as well as electro- and hydrotherapy procedures, the functions of the musculoskeletal system are restored in Jáchymov, and the Marianske Laznes resort is famous for the treatment of kidney diseases. In general, in the Czech Republic there are practically unlimited opportunities for successfully improving your health, while happily avoiding the surgeon’s scalpel.
The Czech lands have been known since the end of the 9th century, when they were united by the Přemyslids.
The Czech national football team took 2nd place at the European Football Championship in 1996.
In 2013, the Czech Republic hosts the Biathlon World Championship for the first time.
All passengers on buses must wear seat belts.
Duty-free import is allowed – 200 cigarettes, 50 cigars or 250 gr. tobacco, up to a liter of spirits or 2 liters. wine, up to 50 gr. perfume or 250 ml. toilet water, as well as medicines.
The Czech Republic is a relatively safe country for tourists. There are enough police officers and they keep order well. The most common crime is the theft of a handbag or wallet. Scams happen at train stations in cities (and where they don’t, just be careful).
In Prague, it is most profitable to change money on the Street of Political Prisoners (Politickyh Veznu). There are Arab exchange offices that do not charge commissions. There is also no minimum exchange amount.
Souvenirs can be brought from the Czech Republic – beer mugs (the most diverse), garnet and crystal jewelry, Karlovy Vary salt, cosmetics.
To cross the Czech border, the Czech border guards may require you to present:
– a passport with a validity period of at least 90 days on the day of departure from the Czech Republic with a valid visa
– a border accompanying document (visa insert – hranicni pruvodka)
– a tourist voucher or other document confirming a hotel reservation
– medical insurance for the period of stay in the Czech Republic
– travel documents with a paid return ticket or money for a return ticket To apply
for a tourist visa at the Embassy of the Czech Republic, you must provide:
departure from the Czech Republic
– 1 color photograph 3.5 x 4.5
– application form
– invitation or voucher for hotel booking
Children over 15 years of age to obtain a visa to the Czech Republic must have their own passport.
10/01/2003 for citizens of the Russian Federation a visa to Poland was introduced. If you have a Czech visa, a transit Polish visa is not required.
Double entry tourist visa, which allows you to cross the border of the Czech Republic twice and stay in the country for up to 30 days, is issued in the usual manner with the provision of the same documents as for a single entry visa, but after obtaining a visa to the final country of destination.
Transit visa issued when it is necessary to cross the border of the Czech Republic for a trip to other countries. If it is necessary to cross the border of the Czech Republic twice, a double-entry transit visa is issued. To obtain a transit visa, the above documents are provided. Additionally, only a justification for the need for a transit visa is required: a visa to the main country of destination, a voucher, etc. A transit visa allows you to stay in the Czech Republic for up to 5 days.
Half year multiple entry visa, allowing you to stay in the Czech Republic for up to 90 days, is placed after a mark in the passport about entering the Czech Republic, based on the original invitation from the Czech side with the rationale for the need for repeated trips to the Czech Republic. The annual multiple entry visa is issued only by the departing person.