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Telč Castle, Czech Republic

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Prague’s Old Town is a time portal back to the 10th century and has remained virtually untouched since those times. If you can manage to avoid the tourist shops and restaurants the city is among Europe’s most treasured. The famous walk through the Old Town to see the Astronomical Clock, The Gothic Church of Our Lady before Týn that towers over the beautiful center square, and various other Gothic churches, towers, and buildings will leave anyone in awe, but simply wandering aimlessly around the charming cobblestone streets, across the Charles Bridge towards the Prague Caste complex, and discovering some of the most pleasing side street architecture in Europe is what puts this Czech town over the top for me. Nobody complains about being lost here.