The Central Bohemia region is one of the largest Czech regions. It surrounds Prague, which is administratively excluded. It is a flat, agricultural area with large industrial centers. His pearl is Kutna Hora, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Since the Middle Ages, the areas of Central Bohemia have been the place of mining coal, silver and other ores. The most important mining center was Kutna Hora. There are now a mining museum and historic adits, and the Gothic church of St. Barbary and the historic buildings of the center are among the most important monuments of the Czech Republic.
Due to its location, the Central Bohemian region has been the center of Czech statehood since the early Middle Ages. It surrounds the capital Prague, which is its administrative center. Stará Boleslav, Levý Hradec also have an early medieval character. Libice and Budeč, where you can see fragments of buildings from the reign of the first Przemyślidów.
The region abounds in castles and noble residences. Among them the most famous are the castles Karlstejn, Křivoklát and Český Šternberk. Wonderful palace and park complexes can be admired in Dobřiši, Kačina and Hořovice.
The natural attractions of the Central Bohemian Region include first of all the Bohemian Karst with the known Koněpruskie Caves and the Vltava River Valley. At its mouth to the Elbe lies the wine districts with the center in Melnik.