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Historic Centre of Telc

Telc, Czech Republic
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Ranked #1 of 6 Attractions in Telc
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Houston, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

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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107 attraction reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
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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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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63 reviews 63 reviews
37 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
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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18 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
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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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The main square of Telc is pretty amazing, with the elaborate baroque facades of most of the houses being varied only by the occasional even older renaissance sgraffiti and the original gothic vaults within many of the houses. There were market stalls at one end and a pleasant restaurant overlooking the whole square at the other. Tourist Information give out... More

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Brno, Czech Republic
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25 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The center is a really nice place - feels completely out of time. The view from the lookout-tower seems to take this feeling even further, and makes me feel as if this town is out of the real world, too, surrounded by hills. I personally prefer towns with a bit more life to them - I mean nothing extravagant, nothing... More

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Wexford, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

In a country of real beauty, Telc was made a heritage site in 1992 - very early in the republic's history post communism and the square is really beautiful. It's architecture is a great example of the pastel shaded plaster facades of Bohemia. We didn't go into the castle but there is a museum focused on telc there. Worth a... More

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St Cleer, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Lovely historic town centre with a large boating lake, church, old town watch tower, museum and historic UNESCO buildings. The town square is like something from a Hansel and Gretal story with plenty of tourist shops, Market stalls, coffe bars, restaurants, tea shops, food outlets and entertainment. Well worth a day out.

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