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Karlovy Vary
The Czech Republic's most famed spa destination, Karlovy Vary - or Carlsbad - saw 200 spa houses sprout by the end of the 1500s. The springs in this idyllic, lush, peaceful Tepla valley are said to cure an almanac's worth of metabolic and gastric issues. Visitors still flock to this town of Baroque and Art Nouveau buildings. Five beautiful Colonnades straddle hot springs where visitors try aquatherapy and drink the mineral-rich water. The town also has a respected international film festival.

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Diana Lookout Tower
Diana Lookout Tower
Owner description: Diana is perhaps the most popular tourist attraction in Karlovy Vary. Take the funicular from colonnade street to get direct to this beautiful place incl. best famous look-out... more Owner description: Diana is perhaps the most popular tourist attraction in Karlovy Vary. Take the funicular from colonnade street to get direct to this beautiful place incl. best famous look-out tower, 100 y. old restaurant, forest terrace, butterfly house and mini-zoo. Only in restaurant Diana you can eat surrounded by spa forests while watching our peacocks. From the look-out tower Diana you can take perfect photos of whole Karlovy Vary and surroundings. The butterfly house is a perfect goal of your trip in all weathers. On winter warm up by large fireplace in our historical restaurant, on summer surely use walking paths through the spa forests which starts right from our place. Visiting the "Tourist area Diana" will be nice and relaxing part of your trip to Karlovy Vary and you can come all year long. You didn´t see Karlovy Vary if you werent´t at Diana! less
Attraction type: Lookouts; Hiking Trails; Bike Tours; Scenic Walking Areas
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Vridelni kolonada
Vridelni kolonada
Attraction type: Hot Springs & Geysers
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Pravoslavny Kostel Svateho Petra a Pavla
Pravoslavny Kostel Svateho Petra a Pavla
Attraction type: Churches & Cathedrals
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Mill Colonnade
Mill Colonnade
Attraction type: Points of Interest & Landmarks
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Old Louka Street (Stara Louka)
Old Louka Street (Stara Louka)
Karlovy Vary's most famous shopping street is lined with high-end boutiques, elegant cafes and specialty shops.
Attraction type: Points of Interest & Landmarks
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Ristorante-Pizzeria Palermo
Ristorante-Pizzeria Palermo
Ranked #1 of 109 Restaurants in Karlovy Vary
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings
Dining options: Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Hotel Promenada Restaurant
Hotel Promenada Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 109 Restaurants in Karlovy Vary
Cuisines: French, International
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Restaurant Embassy
Restaurant Embassy
Ranked #3 of 109 Restaurants in Karlovy Vary
Cuisines: Czech
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Le Marche
Le Marche
Ranked #4 of 109 Restaurants in Karlovy Vary
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Charleston
Charleston
Ranked #5 of 109 Restaurants in Karlovy Vary
Cuisines: British
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Pension Romania
3.0 of 5
Pension Romania
$35 - $64
Ranked #3 of 67 Karlovy Vary B&B and Inns
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Garni Hotel/Pension Fan
3.0 of 5
Garni Hotel/Pension Fan
$28 - $51
Ranked #27 of 93 Hotels in Karlovy Vary
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Hotel Marttel
3.0 of 5
Hotel Marttel
$27 - $85 (CZK 656 - CZK 2,066)
Ranked #32 of 93 Hotels in Karlovy Vary
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Hotel Dvorana
4.0 of 5
Hotel Dvorana
$54 - $108 (€48 - €97)
Ranked #3 of 93 Hotels in Karlovy Vary
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Grandhotel Ambassador Narodni Dum
4.5 of 5
Grandhotel Ambassador Narodni Dum
$75 - $163
Ranked #5 of 93 Hotels in Karlovy Vary
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Olympia
4.5 of 5
Olympia
$68 - $203 (€61 - €182)
Ranked #6 of 93 Hotels in Karlovy Vary
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Quisisana Palace
5.0 of 5
Quisisana Palace
$171 - $411
Ranked #1 of 93 Hotels in Karlovy Vary
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Aura Palace Spa & Wellness Hotel
4.0 of 5
Aura Palace Spa & Wellness Hotel
$150 - $244
Ranked #2 of 93 Hotels in Karlovy Vary
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Spa Resort Sanssouci
4.0 of 5
Spa Resort Sanssouci
$80 - $174
Ranked #4 of 93 Hotels in Karlovy Vary
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