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Historic Centre of Telc

Telc, Czech Republic
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Ranked #1 of 6 Attractions in Telc
Type: Neighborhoods, Cultural
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Glen Waverley
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123 reviews 123 reviews
78 attraction reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
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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95 attraction reviews
531 helpful votes 531 helpful votes
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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227 reviews 227 reviews
90 attraction reviews
107 helpful votes 107 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 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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109 attraction reviews
169 helpful votes 169 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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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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65 reviews 65 reviews
38 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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
52 helpful votes 52 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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48 attraction reviews
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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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