castle Častolovice, Czech republic

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Castle Častolovice is a historical landmark located in the Czech Republic, specifically in the Hradec Králové Region. It is renowned for its stunning architecture and rich history, dating back to the 13th century. Originally constructed as a Gothic fortress, Castle Častolovice underwent several renovations and expansions throughout its history, reflecting various architectural styles such as Renaissance, Baroque, and Classicism. The castle's appearance today primarily reflects the Baroque and Renaissance periods. One of the most notable features of Castle Častolovice is its extensive English-style park, which covers an area of about 20 hectares. The park is adorned with beautiful landscaped gardens, scenic pathways, and a variety of plant species, making it a popular destination for visitors interested in nature and history alike.

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Castle owned by several noble families

Throughout its existence, Castle Častolovice has been owned by several noble families, including the Harant, Smiřický, and Martinic dynasties. Each family left its mark on the castle through various architectural additions and interior decorations.

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Today, Castle Častolovice is open to the public, offering guided tours that provide insights into its fascinating history, architecture, and the lives of the noble families who once resided there. Additionally, the castle hosts cultural events, exhibitions, and concerts, further enriching its role as a cultural and historical landmark in the Czech Republic.


Location capactiy

max. 200 people

Nearby recreation

Rose Garden

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Closest Trainstation


1 km

Closest Airport


54 km

Closest Cities

Kostelec nad Orlicí

2,5 km

Rychnov nad Kněžnou

10 km

Hradec Králové

31 km


Častolovice Castle

Masarykova 1

517 50, Častolovice

Czech republic

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