Český Krumlov (Böhmisch Krumau or Krummau in German) is a district town in southern Bohemia lying on the banks of the Vltava River. It is situated near the national reserve Blatenský forest.
Český Krumlov Castle
Český Krumlov Castle is the seconds biggest castle complex in the Czech Republic, right after Hradčany in the country’s capital. It counts forty buildings and palaces dating back to 1240. Visit the Lower Castle – dominated by a tower, and the Upper Castle. While you’re walking in the Castle Gardens, do not skip one of the most interesting sights – the Cloak Bridge (Most Na plášti).
If you would like to see the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque architecture in one place, be sure to visit the Inner Town. The best known is the Renaissance Town Hall dating from the 14th century and the Gothic Church of St Vitus.
Lying on the right bank of the Vltava River, Latrán is a quarter of Český Krumlov connected to the Inner Town by Lazebnický Bridge. Across the quarter, there is a street lined by Gothic and Renaissance buildings. The most inteesting are the town fortification and St Jošt Church – a museum of puppets now.
If you are interested in history and old-time motorcycles, visit the historic building of the mill. It is one of the oldest buildings in the town, situated on the foot of the town castle. Museum boasts more then 20 historic motorcycles and other things connected to motoring.