The Atlas Obscura Guide To Czechia
159 Cool, Hidden, and Unusual Things to Do in Czechia
Updated May 8, 2023
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Stories About Czechia
Meet the Photographer Hunting for the Scars of Soviet Rule
Matthew Moore captures places where monuments once stood—and then finds the statues as well.
by Kerry Folan
The Proud, Demanding Vodyanoy Rules Russia's Rivers and Lakes
The legend has endured political disruption, revolution, and generational shifts.
by Kaleb Horton
Ivo Zdarsky Is Waiting Out the End Times in His Own Utah Ghost Town
The Iron Curtain escapee, DIY aviator, and thriving entrepreneur is ready for anything.
by Oliver Whang
An Inside Look at Czechia's Grueling Mountain Dogsled Race
Started in 1997, Šediváčkův Long is one of Europe's toughest winter events.
by Winnie Lee
For Sale: The First Telegram of World War II, Sent a Few Days Before World War II
You might call it a miscommunique.
by Isaac Schultz
The Birth and Rebirth of Functionalism in the Czech Republic
The global design phenomenon left a unique and lasting legacy in the country.
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Welcome Back, Hunger Stones
In the past, the appearance of these rocks has portended bad famines, good wine, or nothing at all.
by Cara Giaimo