4 of 8 UNESCO sights reached within a day from Brno are of Baroque origin.

The national tourist board Czechtourism has proclaimed the Baroque to be the central theme of tourism in the year of 2017.  I must confess that the Baroque period was not of my favourite.

I often found it very ostentatiously ornamented and some could think even kitschy. I think it was mostly caused by the fact they I have not dedicated much attention to this period. But when I started to discover the legacy of the Baroque era in the view of tourism I was surprised of how big impact the Baroque has had on nowaday appearance of every city, town, village and the landscape.

So what Baroque is about?

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