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Chateaus and castles in Czech Republic

Bouzov CastleDuring the rich history of Czech Republic hundreds of castles and chateaus were built by kings and nobles, some of them were destroyed in wars, some of them rebuilt in later centuries, some of them were left and have become ruins, some of them have remained in their original condition till our days. But all of them are worth seeing, from medieval castles to baroque chateaus.

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  • Cesky SternberkGothic Castle Cesky Sternberk, one of the oldest noble castles in the country.
  • Hluboka nad VltavouA Part of Old England on the Bank of the River Vltava, perhaps the most romantic chateau in the Czech Republic.
  • Karlstejn CastleThe most important royal castle in the Middle Ages
  • Konopiste ChateauNeo-Gothic Chateau, The Hunting Lodge of the Heir to the Throne.
  • Krivoklat CastleThe Castle in the middle of the woods.
  • LandsteinOriginally a Romanesque royal castle, rebuilt in Late Gothic, later adapted to the Renaissance style
  • Lednice ChateauCastle open to public with magnificient rooms, beautiful ancient library with splendid fusiform stairs, and imposing entrance hall.
  • Orlik CastleOrlík (derived from 'orlí' meaning eagle's) is a typical castle, situated high on a headland over the Vltava river, like an eagle's nest.
  • Rozmberk CastleA mid- 13th century castle reconstructed in Romantic Gothic style. Numerous interiors with the Knights hall with a panel ceiling and wall paintings, a picture gallery, arms and recently established hangman's house.
  • Strekov CastleBeautiful Gothic castle ruin with a very rich history.
  • Vranov Originally royal castle from 11th century rebuilt in later to a baroque chateau.
  • Vyssi Brod - Cistercian Monastery – Gem of Czech Gothic architecture, founded in 1259 by the prominent noble Vok of Rozmberk.
  • Zebrak Romantic ruins of a 13th century castle in Beroun district.
  • Zvikov Romantic ruins of a 13th century castle in Beroun district.

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