Top spectacular natural landmarks of the world (P.277) Prachov Rocks: The sandstone maze of Czech

29-08-2023

(WorldKings.org) Prachov Rocks is a magical place full of history. It is also the cradle of many movies and fairytales and at the same time, it is the perfect place for rock climbers. Pathways around the whole Prachov Rocks area make them an ideal place for families with children.

The Prachov Rocks (Czech: Prachovské skály) are a sandstone 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. The weathering and erosion have been particularly pronounced in the last few million years, as the climate has become cooler and wetter.

 

The landscape of the Prachov Rocks is characterized by its steep cliffs, towering rock towers, and deep ravines. The rocks are covered in a variety of vegetation, including trees, shrubs, and wildflowers. The area is also home to a variety of wildlife, including birds, mammals, and reptiles.

 

Prachov Rocks look like a maze. The narrow passages and steep cliffs create a maze-like network of paths that can be challenging to navigate. This is part of what makes the Prachov Rocks so popular with hikers, rock climbers, and photographers.

 

There are several hiking trails through the area, ranging from easy to challenging. The rocks are also a popular destination for rock climbing, with routes for climbers of all levels.

According to the Internet


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