An Introduction to the Czech Republic
When you start to speak of the Czech Republic, frequently, people stop you in the middle of your sentence and say, "You mean Czechoslovakia?" It's amazing how many people don't know about the Czech Republic's Velvet Revolution in 1989. This country has a history, present and future that is full of fairy tales and scientific advancements, sporting victories and more. However, a visit to Prague, the Golden City, is your best opportunity to learn about where it has been and where it is headed.
The Czech Republic in Photos
The must-sees in the Czech Republic go far beyond the capital city of Prague.
Books to Get You Started
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Alphonse Mucha - the art nouveau painter
Martina Navratilova - the tennis player
Milos Forman - the acclaimed director of films like One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and Amadeus
Dominik Hasek - the hockey player
Franz Kafka - the Austrian-Czech writer of novels like, The Trial