Český Krumlov is a small city located in the South Bohemian Region in the Czech Republic. The population there is about 14 thousand. Its historic center is registered in the list of monuments protected as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. Český Krumlov is considered as the capital of Šumava (The Bohemian Forest). Flowing through the city, the Vltava river is not the only attraction. The monumental castle and splendid chateau with beautiful towers all together dominate the city and are the most visited attractions for tourists. Included in the spacious area of the castle, there are for example extensive rococo gardens, Church of Saint Vitus, Castle Theatre or the unique Revolving Theatre, a very important open air scene of Europe. The castle is also known for the bears that are bred there.
The city with a rich history is the most significant destination of foreign tourists in the Czech Republic. It is also one of the most beautiful cities in the Czech Republic, Europe and even worldwide these days. Český Krumlov is a very important cultural center. The city is easily accessible with a train, car or bus.