Křivoklát Castle, Czech Republic



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Křivoklát Castle is located in the Central Bohemia Region, founded in the 12th century by the kings of Bohemia.

The castle was damaged by fire many times and it was reconstructed after a big fire in 1826.

 

During the reign of Přemysl Otakar II. a large, monumental royal castle was built to be later rebuilt by king Václav IV. and even later generously enlarged by king Vladislav of Jagellon.

Křivoklát Castle, Czech RepublicSee a beautiful castle chapel, the Great Royal and Chivalric Halls with an exhibition of Gothic paintings and sculptures, the castle library containing over 52.000 bands, a rich museum and a painting gallery of the Fürstenberg, a famous castle prison with torture chambers and torture instruments, a monumental tower with a collection of hunting trophies and a view of the surrounding area, a pleasant walk around the castle walls, the tower Huderka with an open-hearth kitchen and an observatory gallery, the seat of the captain with temporary exhibitions…all of this and much more belongs to Křivoklát, a national cultural monument.
Křivoklát Castle, Czech Republic
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