One of the largest Czech dailies Mladá fronta DNES and its online version iDNES ran a public poll over the summer in which their readers were asked to choose seven wonders of the Czech Republic. There were 30 candidates and two were voted out each week. The poll ran for 11 weeks.
Once the seven sites were selected, the poll was extended by another two weeks during which time readers were asked to choose the one site they considered to be the top wonder of the Czech Republic.
The seven wonders of the Czech Republic, as selected by the readers of MF DNES and iDNES, are:
1. Dlouhé Stráně Power Plant in the Jeseníky Mountains, Northern Moravia
2. Ještěd Transmitter Tower on Mount Ještěd in Liberec, Northern Bohemia
3. Prague Castle
4. Historical Center of Český Krumlov
5. Charles Bridge in Prague
6. Karlštejn Castle
7. Hluboká nad Vltavou Chateau
Baťa’s Zlín, Ervěnice Corridor, the historical center of Telč, Pernštejn Castle, Cathedral of St. Barbara in Kutná Hora, Temelín nuclear power plant, the Lednice-Valtice area, Holašovice, Terezín Fortress, military fortifications along the border, Zelená hora pilgrimage church, pond Rožmberk, Sazka Arena in Prague, Schwarzenberg Canal, Podolsko Bridge, Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc, Strahov Stadium in Prague, Dancing House in Prague, Vila Tugendhat in Brno, Vítkovice industrial complex, the system of dams on the Vltava, Kroměříž Chateau and Gardens, Litomyšl Chateau