Most Popular Czech Castles To Visit
Czech has several amazing Castles and Chateaux, which will definitely land you in dreamland or wonderland. The Czech Republican a country filled with fairy tale castles and palaces. The majority of Palaces are still well-maintained and surrounded by forest, amazing landscapes and sculptures. Some of them are turned into museums while others are offered accommodations with great food and golf course. Here are a few ‘Most Popular Czech Castles To Visit’.
- Castle Hluboka nad Vltavou
Castle Hluboka situated in the southern part of country with amazing beauty from inside and outside. The Castle is surrounded by a large park where the visitor can spend the whole day. The national monument is open for public all year round, except on Monday, with tickets costing around 15-Euro.
- Karlštejn Castle
Karlštejn Castle is a large Gothic castle founded in 1348 CE. The castle served as safe-keeper for jewels of Imperil Regalia, Bohemian, holy relics and other treasures. The castle is located in south-west of Prague, it is most famous with the number of people visiting the place.
- Valtice Chateau
Valtice Castle is one of the country’s finest architectural structures. The castle is the finest work of JB Fischer von Erlach and Italian architect Domenico Martinelli. The castle is listed as a UNESCO World heritage site as Lednice- Valtice cultural monument. The castle is 8 km from Lednice Chateau.
- Sychrov Castle
Sychrov Castle is located near Sychrov village in Liberec Region in the Czech Republic. It is one of the finest examples of Neo-Gothic castle from the second half of the 19th century. The castle is surrounded by gardens. The castle existed since the 15th century, which was bought by Rohan family, French aristocrats who was exiled during French Revolution.
- Chateau Dobříš
The Chateau Dobříš is a magnificent residence from the 18th century. It resembles the period, taste and style of French King Louis XVI. The castle appeared a lot during the Nazi period, such that they dispossessed the aristocratic owner. Even today, the Chateau Dobříš remains the finest place with a large garden, sculptures, fountain and beautiful landscape.
- Chateau Loučeň
The Chateau Loučeň is a unique castle, not just in the Czech Republic but also in Europe. It has impressive gardens with first Labyrintarium not just in the Czech Republic but also in Europe. It is open year round and also rated as the most visited place.
- Bouzov Castle
The Bouzov Castle is a popular tourist destination. The castle was built in 14th century with Neo-Gothic Chapel and Gothic altar.
- Hořovice Chateau
The Hořovice Chateau was founded in the 17th and 18th century. It consists of a building which is known as New Chateau with court farms with an area of 6.4 Ha. It is located in the town of Bohemia Czech Republic.
- Veltrusy Chateau
It is located in Bohemia, in the Melnik district of Czech Republic. It is situated near the banks of Vltava River, 25km north of Prague. The Castle is open year round. It was initially architect by Frantisek Maxmillian Kanha, then was extended by Architect Giovanni Battista Alliprandi in the year 1764.
- Kroměříž Archbishop’s Palace
The Kroměříž Archbishop’s Palace is the summer residence of the Archbishops of Olomouc. It is titled as UNESCO Site with an amazing palace, garden, and impressive zoo.