Gardens and Castle at Kroměříž in Czech republic

Updated: May 16, 2020 | By | More

Kroměříž Castle and Gardens are located in the same-name town of Kroměříž in Czech Republic. Archbishop’s castle and gardens are among the most important monuments of Moravia. They were built in the 17th century, after Thirty Years’ War. However at this place, there was the castle already before the Thirty Years’ War, but the castle was destroyed by Swedish people. The history of the castle has been linked with the Olomouc archbishop who built it as his summer residence. The castle has its Chateau garden which was after the Thirty Years’ War transformed from the original fruit and vegetable gardens into the Baroque garden. Later it became a park with many rare trees, lakes and beautiful places. There is the Flower Garden with antique statues and a central roundel. Since 1995, Castle and Gardens in Kroměříž are classified as a national monument and in 1998 were registered on the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Category: Castles, Castles and Palaces, Czech Republic, Gardens, Gardens

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