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The conference town of České Budějovice (the South Bohemian capital) is a University town located 150 km south of the capital city of Prague. The town was founded by the Bohemian King, Přemysl Otakar II, the King of Iron and Gold, in 1265 on the confluence of Vltava and Malše Rivers. In the close proximity of the conference town there are the town of Český Krumlov (UNESCO heritage, one of the most beautiful towns in Central Europe), Hluboká Castle, ZOO Ohrada, Třeboň pond system (Biosphere reserve) or Šumava Mountains (National Park). České Budějovice (Budweis) is also a town of the world famous Budweiser Beer (original).