Andelská Hora Castle

Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic

Andělská Hora, originally called Engelsburg, is a castle above the village of Andělská Hora, about 7 kilometres southeast of Karlovy Vary. The ruins of the castle stands upon a rock overlooking the village of Andělská Hora which lies just below. It was founded at the turn of the 14th to the 15th century by Boreš z Rýznburk, a noblemen from the Rýznburk family, as protection for their estates. The castle was destroyed by fire during the Thirty Years' War and abandoned in the 17th century.



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Founded: 14th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Czech Republic

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P. P (2 years ago)
A well preserved ruin of medieval castle with good view to surrounding area.
ty why (3 years ago)
Amazing ruins with a beautiful sunset!! Highly recommended
Gail Hutchins (3 years ago)
Beautiful view from the top of the hill where the ruins are located. The hike up is fairly mild, as two overweight, middle-aged people not dressed at all for hiking made it up to the top. It is definitely not a hike for anyone with mobility issues but otherwise it's fine. Right now it's under some reconstruction or preservation work, so be watchful.
Ing. Honza Stastny (3 years ago)
Under renovation, but beautiful
Magnus Ohman (3 years ago)
Excellent location for this castle. A little bit of a walk, but not challenging. Difficult to get a sense what this castle looked like originally, but fantastic views. No entrance fee, toilet at the bottom of the climb. We'll worth a visit.
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