Náměstí Svornosti

Český Krumlov

The centre of the Old Town is defined by náměstí Svornosti, with its 16th-century Town Hall and Marian Plague Column, dating from 1716. Several buildings on the square feature valuable stucco and painted decorations: note the hotel at No 13 and the house at No 14.

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1. Church of St Vitus

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This pretty church, with its signature neo-Gothic tower, is worth a peek inside. The church occasionally hosts classical music concerts; ask at the nearby…

2. Egon Schiele Art Centrum

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This excellent private gallery houses a small retro­spective of the celebrated and controversial Viennese painter Egon Schiele (1890–1918). Schiele's…

3. Marionette Museum

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This is the better of two museums in town dedicated to puppetry and marionettes. It's a branch of the National Marionette Theatre in Prague and is housed…

4. Regional Museum

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This small museum features folk art from the Šumava region, archaeology, history, fine arts, furnishings and weapons. The highlight is a room-sized model…

5. Castle Museum & Tower

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Located within the castle complex, this small museum and adjoining tower is an ideal option if you don't have the time or energy for a full castle tour…

6. Museum Fotoateliér Seidel

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This photography museum presents a moving retrospective of the work of local photographers Josef Seidel and his son František. Especially poignant are the…

7. Český Krumlov State Castle

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Český Krumlov's striking Renaissance castle, occupying a promontory high above the town, began life in the 13th century. It acquired its present…

8. Synagogue

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Český Krumlov's renovated synagogue was built in neo-Romanesque style in 1909. The building survived the Nazi occupation in WWII and was used as a…