European Heritage Days offering free access to 900 heritage sights in Czech Republic

More than 900 heritage sights around the country opened to the public free of charge on Saturday within the European Heritage Days, held September 3-11. People can visit historic sites, museums, galleries, libraries, but also many private and public buildings, such as town halls, courts, church institutions, schools and residential houses which are normally not accessible to the public. Close to 150 municipalities have joined the European Heritage Days this year, organizing some 250 events, including lectures, exhibitions and guided tours. The Czech Republic first joined the European Heritage Days in 1991.