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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 and mini-zoo. Only in restaurant Diana you can eat surrounded by spa forests while watching our peacocks. Only from look-out tower Diana you can take perfect photos of whole Karlovy Vary. Only in our mini-zoo you can caress just a few days old animals - if you come in right time ;-) 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
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Vridelni kolonada
Vridelni kolonada
Attraction type: Hot Springs/ Geysers
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Church of St. Mary Magdalene
Church of St. Mary Magdalene
Located on a hill overlooking the region's hottest spring, this church features an 18th century deanery.
Attraction type: Religious Sites
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Dvorakovy Sady
Dvorakovy Sady
This scenic and well-manicured city park features Sádová Kolonáda, an ornate, wrought-iron gazebo.
Attraction type: Parks
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Moser Glass Museum
Moser Glass Museum
Attraction type: Museums
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Le Marche
Le Marche
Ranked #1 of 81 restaurants in Karlovy Vary
Cuisines: French
Freedom Cafe
Freedom Cafe
Ranked #2 of 81 restaurants in Karlovy Vary
Price: $3 - $7
Cuisines: Café
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dessert
Hotel Promenada Restaurant
Hotel Promenada Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 81 restaurants in Karlovy Vary
Cuisines: Continental
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Ventura PUB
Ventura PUB
Ranked #4 of 81 restaurants in Karlovy Vary
Price:
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Hotel Embassy Restaurant
Hotel Embassy Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 81 restaurants in Karlovy Vary
Cuisines: Czech
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Garni Hotel/Pension Fan
3.0 of 5
Garni Hotel/Pension Fan
$37 - $63
Ranked #17 of 89 hotels in Karlovy Vary
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Hotel St. Michael
3.0 of 5
Hotel St. Michael
$47 - $67
Ranked #33 of 89 hotels in Karlovy Vary
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Pension A5A
Pension A5A
$38 - $63
Ranked #11 of 60 Karlovy Vary B&B and Inns
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Retro Riverside Luxury Wellness Resort
5.0 of 5
Retro Riverside Luxury Wellness Resort
$73 - $686 (EUR 55 - 514)
Ranked #2 of 89 hotels in Karlovy Vary
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Pension Villa Rosa
Pension Villa Rosa
$74 - $123 (CZK 1,550 - 2,577)
Ranked #3 of 89 hotels in Karlovy Vary
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Hotel Dvorana
4.0 of 5
Hotel Dvorana
$96 - $132 (EUR 72 - 99)
Ranked #6 of 89 hotels in Karlovy Vary
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Quisisana Palace
5.0 of 5
Quisisana Palace
$220 - $631
Ranked #1 of 89 hotels in Karlovy Vary
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Hotel Imperial
4.5 of 5
Hotel Imperial
$211 - $350
Ranked #5 of 89 hotels in Karlovy Vary
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Hotel Promenada
4.0 of 5
Hotel Promenada
$167 - $236
Ranked #7 of 89 hotels in Karlovy Vary
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