Best castles in the Czech Republic



Hradec nad Moravicí – very attractive castle complex in the Czech Republic

Hradec nad Moravicí – very attractive castle complex in the Czech Republic

Chateau Hradec nad Moravicí is a popular tourist site in the Czech Republic. Architecturally very attractive castle complex includes outbuilding Red Gothic castle with a fortification wall and White Tower. The whole area is sensitively set into the natural landscape park. Photo by zamek-hradec.cz Slavic people settled at this place already at the end of […]

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Bouzov castle – one of the most popular and visited monuments in the Czech Republic

Bouzov castle – one of the most popular and visited monuments in the Czech Republic

The present appearance of Bouzov castle dates back to its massive Neo-gothic reconstruction during the late 19th and early 20th century. But the first written mention of the castle comes from 1317, when it was owned by aristocratic Bůz of Bludovec family. This medieval castle often changed owners and its appearance. Margrave Jošt built the […]

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Český Šternberk Castle – one of the best preserved Gothic castles in the Czech Republic

Český Šternberk Castle – one of the best preserved Gothic castles in the Czech Republic

The Gothic castle Český Šternberg is considered one of the best preserved castles in the Czech republic. It was built around the year of 1241 on a high rocky promontory above the river Sázava by Zdeslav of Divišov’s. He gave it the name Sternberg after his coat of arms, bearing the golden star. The Gothic […]

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Zlatá ulička (Golden Lane) – the most romantic and famous part of Prague Castle | Czech Republic

Zlatá ulička (Golden Lane) – the most romantic and famous part of Prague Castle | Czech Republic

Golden Lane (or Zlatá ulička in Czech) was created after the construction of the northern ramparts of the Prague Castle, in the 16th century. The area of northern moat was used to build decent homes, which are now the last remains of the small-scale architecture from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance in Prague Castle. […]

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12th century gothic Castle Loket with historical village in Czech republic

12th century gothic Castle Loket with historical village in Czech republic

Nestled in a bend of the Ohře River, Loket is a gorgeous place with a chocolate-box-style town square. Loket was also used to portray Montenegro in the 2006 James Bond film Casino Royale. Loket has 3 000 inhabitants and it is located in the Sokolov District in the Karlovy Vary region of the Czech Republic. […]

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Fairy-tale castle Hluboká – one of the most visited castles in the Czech republic

Fairy-tale castle Hluboká – one of the most visited castles in the Czech republic

The castle Hluboká is located in the town Hluboká nad Vltavou in the South Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic, near České Budějovice. Chateau Hluboká is one of the most visited castles in the Czech republic. The town Hluboká nad Vltavou was a favourite place of Charles IV, who often visited when residing in České […]

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Karlštejn Castle – the most visited castle in the Czech Republic

Karlštejn Castle – the most visited castle in the Czech Republic

Karlštejn Castle is located approximately 30km west of Prague. It is one of the most beautiful castles in the Czech Republic. Construction of the castle was completed in 1365 under the reign of Holy Roman Emporer Charles IV. There is a very nice national forest around the castle with some very nice hiking. Nearby in […]

Updated: May 16, 2020 | By | Reply More


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