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Museum in Jáchymov

Jáchymov – royal mint and communist camp

Jáchymov is a place with a long and unsettled history. In modern times, silver was mined here and coins minted. After 1950 a work camp was established here for troublesome political prisoners, who mined uranium under inhumane conditions. Emperor Ferdinand I had the mint built, preserving the core and several features of what was originally a Renaissance building. The building’s current appearance dates back to the Baroque. In the exhibition, you will learn about the greatest boom of the mint and Renaissance culture, about Jáchymov in the era of the radon spa industry (a spa clinic can for example also be seen) as well as about the dark period in the town’s history – the fate of political prisoners in the 1950s.

Address

Nám. Republiky 37, 362 51 Jáchymov

GPS: 50.37130289779204, 12.913356046081503

Phone

+420 736 754 831

mincovna@kvmuz.cz

www.kvmuz.cz

May 1, 2015May 3, 2015

The ceremonial opening of the spa season in Karlovy Vary

Karlovy Vary
360 01 Karlovy Vary

The opening of the spa season in Karlovy Vary is traditionally a May cultural and social event.
The opening of the spa season in Karlovy Vary is traditionally a May cultural and social event.
Jul 3, 2015Jul 11, 2015

International film festival in Karlovy Vary

Karlovy Vary

Come to Karlovy Vary for the largest and most famous film festival in the country.
Come to Karlovy Vary for the largest and most famous film festival in the country.
May 1, 2015May 3, 2015

Opening of the spa season in Karlovy Vary

Karlovy Vary

The spa season opens in the most famous Czech spa town!
The spa season opens in the most famous Czech spa town!
 

Accomodation

Hotel Nástup in Loučná pod Klínovcem

North Bohemia
Enjoy a view over the wonderful panorama of the Krušné Mountains. Other than rest and relaxation and the beauty...

Grandhotel Pupp, Karlovy Vary

West Bohemia
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Carlsbad Plaza Spa & Wellness Hotel

West Bohemia
The hotel is located in the spa center and offers accommodation in 126 luxurious rooms and 26 suites.

Art Hotel Royal Golf Karlovy Vary

West Bohemia
Take a look into a villa, which is reminiscent of a small chateau thanks to its grandeur. A hote...