Hradec Kralove is located in the Hradec Kralove region of Bohemia in the Czech Republic. It is located at the confluence of the Elbe and the Orlice rivers close to the highest mountains in the Czech Republic and has a population of around 101 000 inhabitants. Established in 1225 the city has witnessed many ups and downs but has always managed to stay afloat.
Nowadays Hradec Kralove is a city that has lots of historical monuments as well as modern and unique architecture. The city has an old charm but at the same time it has adopted itself with the modern world with ease. Located among beautiful landscapes, the city has emerged as one of the most famous tourist attractions of the region.
Gallery of Modern Art
When visiting Hradec Kralove, make sure to visit the Gallery of Modern Art where you will find collections of Czech modern art of the 20th century which are worth to be seen. It is also a good idea to visit the Art Nouveau building housing the Museum of East Bohemia the entrance to which is guarded by two statues of Sphinxes.
The significance of the city lies also in the field of spiritual life, science and intelligence. The roots of intelligence date back to high Middle Ages, the tradition of medical studies, church and pedagogic education, and many other significant branches is peculiar to the city as well. Aldis congress center and New Adalbertinum center play hosts to international symposiums and exhibitions. The interests of all generations will certainly be accommodated by a large number of sport facilities, fitness centers, boutiques and stylish pubs not to mention very well developed hotel infrastructure. Hradec Kralove also offers you a Giant fish tank and the Municipal aquatic center with artificial tide.
Hotels: EA Hotel Tereziansky Dvur, Boromeum Residence, Hotel Okresni Dum
Sights: White Tower, Holy Ghost Cathedral, Museum of East Bohemia