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Historic Centre of Telc

Address: Telc, Czech Republic
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Ranked #1 of 6 Attractions in Telc
Type: Neighborhoods, Cultural
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Type: Neighborhoods, Cultural
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Hod Hasharon, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The historic square is another place from the long list of UNESCO sites in the Czech Republic. Magnificent square with two rows of old houses made of stone. Every house is different from the adjacent house to it. Each house is painted in other colors. Some of them have stunning graffiti decorated. If it snows, then cold but snow is... More 

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Glen Waverley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We planned on a 2 or 3 hour break on a journey from Ceske Budejovice to Slovakia, but stayed less than two. We paid for parking just outside the old town. Easy to find. There are some beautiful vistas, over the water and as you first enter the large square. You understand why it is UNESCO listed, but then realise... More 

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Denville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Picture perfect square in the middle of this small town, as if time stood still. The facades on the centuries old buildings are beautifully restored, each is different and worth taking a picture. Small stores are sort of hidden under the fronts of those buildings. We spend one day in September here and the town appeared very quiet, certainly not... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We stopped here for an afternoon visit to see the city and the castle. I was very impressed with how well the city center has been preserved and how quiet the town was. The small shops around the square have some unique items, some relating directly to the city center. This is a town that is worth a visit and... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Took Studentagency bus from Cesky Krumlov and arrived around 2pm on a rainy day. The bus/train center is not helpful if you dont speak their language. We walked down the street and kept asking people for direction to our hotel. They dont speak English but were trying to help us out. This town is very small and quiet but beautiful... More 

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Weston, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

My reaction is shockingly beautiful-who would have thought such a place exists, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site to top it off. The place is perfectly preserved from the 16th century with very colorful buildings, a beautiful square and a large church over 700 years old dominates the town. There are a number of restaurants and snack places for those... More 

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Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This place is amazing, we happened there by chance on our way to Cesky Krumlov and am really glad that I insisted on visiting it. The square is stunning with aLL the coloured buildings and plenty of good places to eat and drink. Ideal for families too as it has a lovely pedastrian area.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Great set of old buildings around the square. Last time I was there was not very good weather which was even better as there was very little tourists and it is allways better in a place like Telc and it's center as otherwise you should fee a bit of stress. We went up the tower with sights around the Chateau... More 

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Brno, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

The square in Telč is an amazing place and should be visited. The stylistic variety in the facades can be very absorbing to take in. The downside is that the square is open to motor traffic and thus has cars parked on it through the day. This not only obstructs photographic opportunities, it also takes away from the square's unique... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

It is beautiful, no doubt. You could spend hours there taking pictures, looking at the facades of the buildings, having a espresso in a cafe. There's a few restaurants, which are crowded during the day with the day-trippers from Prague but pleasant in the evening. And there's a few shops. Otherwise, it's a bit slow.

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