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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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Pravoslavny Kostel Svateho Petra a Pavla
Pravoslavny Kostel Svateho Petra a Pavla
Attraction type: Churches & Cathedrals
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Stara Louka
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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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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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. Who has not been at the Diana Observation Tower, has not seen Karlovy Vary! less
Attraction type: Hiking Trails; Points of Interest & Landmarks; Lookouts
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Mill Colonnade
Mill Colonnade
Attraction type: Points of Interest & Landmarks
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Bagel Lounge
Bagel Lounge
Ranked #1 of 156 Restaurants in Karlovy Vary
Price: $2 - $11
Cuisines: Cafe, Street Food, Central European
Good for: Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Freedom Cafe
Freedom Cafe
Ranked #2 of 156 Restaurants in Karlovy Vary
Price: $3 - $7
Cuisines: Soups, Cafe, Healthy
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Drinks, Free Wifi, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Hotel Promenada Restaurant
Hotel Promenada Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 156 Restaurants in Karlovy Vary
Cuisines: French, Czech, Eastern European, Central European, International
Good for: Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Velkopopovicka pub
Velkopopovicka pub
Ranked #4 of 156 Restaurants in Karlovy Vary
Cuisines: Bar, European, Pub, Czech, Eastern European, Central European
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff
Le Marche
Le Marche
Ranked #5 of 156 Restaurants in Karlovy Vary
Cuisines: French, European, Central European
Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Spa Hotel Ulrika & Goethe Haus
4.0 of 5
Spa Hotel Ulrika & Goethe Haus
$29 - $105 (€25 - €90)
Ranked #41 of 90 Hotels in Karlovy Vary
Garni Hotel/Pension Fan
3.0 of 5
Garni Hotel/Pension Fan
$42 - $76
Ranked #46 of 90 Hotels in Karlovy Vary
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Hotel St. Michael
3.0 of 5
Hotel St. Michael
$41 - $104
Ranked #56 of 90 Hotels in Karlovy Vary
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Revelton Suites Karlovy Vary
4.0 of 5
Revelton Suites Karlovy Vary
$64 - $122
Ranked #1 of 90 Hotels in Karlovy Vary
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Grandhotel Ambassador Narodni Dum
4.5 of 5
Grandhotel Ambassador Narodni Dum
$84 - $187
Ranked #10 of 90 Hotels in Karlovy Vary
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Pension Villa Rosa
3.0 of 5
Pension Villa Rosa
$76 - $116 (CZK 1,688 - CZK 2,576)
Ranked #13 of 90 Hotels in Karlovy Vary
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Quisisana Palace
5.0 of 5
Quisisana Palace
$176 - $445
Ranked #2 of 90 Hotels in Karlovy Vary
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Retro Riverside Luxury Wellness Resort
5.0 of 5
Retro Riverside Luxury Wellness Resort
$93 - $284 (€80 - €245)
Ranked #3 of 90 Hotels in Karlovy Vary
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Hotel Romance Puskin
4.0 of 5
Hotel Romance Puskin
$90 - $187
Ranked #4 of 90 Hotels in Karlovy Vary
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