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Prachov Rocks, Jicin

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The Prachov Rocks (Czech: Prachovské skály) are a rock formation in the Czech Republic approximately 5 kilometres west of Jičín. Since 1933, they have been a protected natural reserve. The region where the formations are located is called Bohemian Paradise, Český ráj in Czech.
The formations are made of sandstone, originally in the form of a plateau. Since its formation over 60 million years ago, the rock has been eroded by wind and rain into the unique forms found at the site. Several of the individual rock towers have inspired names due to their appearance, such as the Leaning Tower, Devil's Kitchen, the Monk, the Elephant, and the Eagle.
Some scenes for major productions were filmed in the area, including Carnival Row, Britannia, Little Mermaid, Van Helsing, The Mists of Avalon, and the original Hellboy.
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  • Absolutely gorgeous. We were glad we went in January when there were few other hikers and the ice crystals on the trees so stunning 
    Absolutely gorgeous. We were glad we went in January when there were few other hikers and the ice crystals on the trees so stunning  more »
  • If you are tired of city sightseeing, take a trip from Prague to Jičín and a few kilometers before you turn left. You will get to nature reserve Prachov Rocks. There is a payed entrance. Save your... 
    If you are tired of city sightseeing, take a trip from Prague to Jičín and a few kilometers before you turn left. You will get to nature reserve Prachov Rocks. There is a payed entrance. Save your...  more »
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  • One and a half hour drive from Prague. Parking has never been a problem. One of our favorite places. The protected area is very well maintained with nice trails and magnificent views. And after the exercise one can have a good beer and some traditional Czech meal. Go for it.
  • Excellent hike area, nice views. Minus one star for the parking business - they can take your credit card, say it didn't work, take another, also "didn't work". Both banks show perfectly valid charged transactions for the parking now. Not saying it's a scam, just not very thorough training for the parking attendant.

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