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Turistický portál > English > Information for Visitors > Curiosities > The Region in Legends and Tales

Perhaps every historical region is associated with legends, folklore or folktales. They have been told by people for centuries, passed down from one generation to another. They recorded them for us too…….

 Charles IV Karlovy Vary 
Legend of the Foundation of Karlovy Vary
Andělská Hora Andělská Hora - Castle ruins
Legend of Richard and Albina
Bečov nad Teplou Bečov nad Teplou - Castle and Chateau
How Pluh of Rabštejn Saved the Castle
Horní hrad - Hauenštejn Castle and Chateau Horní hrad/Upper Castle - Hauenštejn Castle and Chateau 
Legend of the Killed Youth
Horní Slavkov - the hereditary adit of Kašpar Pluh Horní Slavkov - the hereditary adit of Kašpar Pluh
Legend of the Kobold
Hrušková – ruins of the Church of St. Nicholas under Krudum Mountain Hrušková – ruins of the Church of St. Nicholas under Krudum Mountain 
At the Mass for the Miners' Souls
Hřebeny – Hartenberg Castle and Chateau Hřebeny –  Hartenberg Castle and Chateau 
Legend of the Brave Castle Virgin
Cheb – Church of St. Nicholas Cheb – Church of St. Nicholas 
The Unfinished West Tower of St. Nicholas Church
Chlum Sv. Maří – Pilgrimage grounds with the Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary Chlum Sv. Maří – Pilgrimage grounds with the Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary
The Miraculous Statuette in the Hazel Shrub
Chyše – Chateau Chyše – Chateau 
The Elixir of Youth and the Makropulos Case
Jáchymov Jáchymov – Church of St. Joachim
The Midnight Horseman
Karlovy Vary – Baron Lützow's Cat Karlovy Vary – Baron Lützow's villa
Tale of Baron Lützow's Cat
Leonard Karlovy Vary – ruins of the Church of St. Leonard
Tale of Linhart the Hermit
Loket Loket – a meteorite at the castle
Tale of the Magic-Struck Burgrave
Ostrov – Chapel of Our Lady of Einsiedeln

Ostrov – Chapel of Our Lady of Einsiedeln

The Black Madonna of Ostrov

Teplá – Premonstratensian Monastery

Teplá – Premonstratensian Monastery, Castle in Starý Hrozňatov  
Legend of Blessed Hroznata

Vladař Hill Vladař Hill - Fort
How Vladař Commands the Rain and the Wind
Nejdek Nejdek - Black Tower
Foundation of Nejdek
Vildštejn Skalná - Vildštejn Castle
Witch or White Lady?
Sokolov

Sokolov - Fountain with a statue of a falconer
Tale of Knight Šebestián

 

The content was developed based on "Památky Karlovarského kraje v bájích a pověstech" (Historical Sights of the Karlovy Vary Region in Legends and Tales) published by the Karlovy Vary Region in 2003.