DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Czech and Slovak Republics, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1465412654
  • ISBN-13: 9781465412652
  • DDC: 914.371045
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 6th Grade
  • 448 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released October 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Czech and Slovak Republics is the ultimate companion to this magnificent region. The fully updated guide includes unique cutaways, floor plans, and reconstructions of the must-see sites, plus street-by-street maps of key cities and towns. Whether you wish to explore the enchanting metropolis of Prague and its Gothic, Medieval, and Baroque architecture, take a scenic walk or drive through stunning landscapes and spectacular mountain scenery, or discover the best of the local beer halls, this comprehensive guide is packed with the insider tips every visitor needs to make the most of their visit to the Czech and Slovak Republics. This travel guide also comes complete with reviews and recommendations for hotels and restaurants for every budget. The DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Czech and Slovak Republics explores both countries' nightlife, colorful festivals, relaxing retail therapy, and stunning cathedrals, and provides tips for hiking and skiing in the High Tatras of this glorious region. Don't miss a thing on your vacation with DK Eyewitness Travel guidebook to the Czech and Slovak Republics.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
How to Use this Guide.
1: Introducing the Czech Republic.
2: Discovering the Czech Republic.
3: Putting the Czech Republic on the Map.
4: A Portrait of the Czech Republic.
5: Landscape and Wildlife.
6: Religious Architecture.
7: Czech Music.
8: Art and Decorative Arts.
9: Czech Literature and Film.
10: The Czech Republic through the Year.
11: The History of the Czech Republic.
12: Prague Area by Area.
13: Prague at a Glance.
14: Hradčany and Malá Strana.
15: Staré Město and Josefov.
16: Nové Město.
17: Further Afield.
18: Prague Street Finder.
19: Czech Republic Region by Region.
20: The Czech Republic at a Glance.
21: Central Bohemia.
22: Exploring Central Bohemia.
23: South Bohemia.
24: Exploring South Bohemia.
25: West Bohemia.
26: Exploring West Bohemia.
27: North Bohemia.
28: Exploring North Bohemia.
29: East Bohemia.
30: Exploring East Bohemia.
31: North Moravia and Silesia.
32: Exploring North Moravia and Silesia.
33: South Moravia.
34: Exploring South Moravia.
35: Introducing Slovakia.
36: Discovering Slovakia.
37: Putting Slovakia on the Map.
38: A Portrait of Slovakia.
39: Landscape and Wildlife of Slovakia.
40: Slovak Architecture.
41: Slovakia through the Year.
42: The History of Slovakia.
43: Slovakia Region by Region.
44: Slovakia at a Glance.
45: Bratislava.
46: Exploring Bratislava.
47: West Slovakia.
48: Exploring West Slovakia.
49: Central Slovakia.
50: Exploring Central Slovakia.
51: East Slovakia.
52: Exploring East Slovakia.
53: Travellers’ Needs.
54: Where to Stay.
55: Hotels in the Czech Republic.
56: Hotels in Slovakia.
57: Where to Eat.
58: The Flavours of the Czech and Slovak Republics.
59: What to Drink.
60: Restaurants in the Czech Republic.
61: Restaurants in Slovakia.
62: Shopping in the Czech Republic.
63: Shopping in Slovakia.
64: Czech Entertainment.
65: Slovak Entertainment.
66: Sport and Leisure in the Czech Republic.
67: Spectator Sports in the Czech Republic.
68: Sport and Leisure in Slovakia.
69: Spectator Sports in Slovakia.
70: Survival Guide.
71: Practical Information.
72: Personal Security and Health in the Czech Republic.
73: Personal Security and Health in Slovakia.
74: Banks and Currency in the Czech Republic.
75: Banks and Currency in Slovakia.
76: Telephone and Mail Services in the Czech Republic.
77: Telephone and Mail Services in Slovakia.
78: Getting to the Czech and Slovak Republics.
79: Travelling in the Czech Republic.
80: Travelling in Slovakia.
81: Getting around Prague.
82: Getting around Bratislava.
General Index.
English–Czech Phrase Book.
English–Slovak Phrase Book.