Church in Karlovy Vary

Church of Mary Magdalene

Karlovy Vary's most important Catholic church and one of its grandest baroque buildings is this imposing, twin-steepled structure in the heart of the spa. The church dates from the 1730s and is the work of baroque m…
Museum in Karlovy Vary

Jan Becher Museum

Jan Becher Museum deals with all things Becherovka, the town's famed herbal liqueur. Entry is by guided tour only, which must be booked in advance at the museum cash desk. Most tours are in Czech or Russian, but the…
Museum in Karlovy Vary

Karlovy Vary Museum

The Karlovy Vary Museum has extensive exhibits on the town's history as a spa resort, Czech glasswork and the area's natural history.
Church in Karlovy Vary

Church of Sts Peter & Paul

This impressive Orthodox Church, with five polished onion domes and art-nouveau exterior murals, was apparently modelled after a similar church near Moscow. One of the church's most prominent decorations is a relief…
Museum in Karlovy Vary

Moser Glass Museum

The Moser Glass Museum has more than 2000 items on display. Tours of the adjacent glassworks and combined tickets are also available. There is a shop here, too, but the prices are not anything special, and there's a…
Spring in Karlovy Vary

Hot Spring Colonnade

The Hot Spring Colonnade houses the most impressive of the town's geysers, Pramen Vřídlo. The building itself is an an incongruous, mid-'70s structure once dedicated to Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin. The geyser belc…
Tower in Karlovy Vary

Diana Lookout Tower

Spring in Karlovy Vary

Mill Colonnade

At the central spa district is the grand neoclassical Mill Colonnade (Mlýnská Kolonáda), dating from the 1870s, with occasional summer concerts. The colonnade is open round the clock, which means you can always fill…
Cable Car in Karlovy Vary

Diana Funicular Railway

Just beside (to the west of) the Grandhotel Pupp, a narrow alley, Mariánská, leads to the bottom station of the Diana Funicular Railway, which climbs 166m to great views from the Diana Lookout Tower. It's a pleasant…
Spring in Karlovy Vary

Market Colonnade

The only of the main colonnades to be crafted from wood, this beautiful neoclassical structure dates from the 1880s and was the work of the fabled Viennese architectural firm of Fellner & Helmer. The springs her…