Neuberg Castle

Podhradí, Czech Republic

Neuberg (also Neuberk) is a ruins of castle in Podhradí in the Karlovy Vary Region. The castle was built by the Neuberg probably in late 13th century, and was first mentioned in 1288. In that year, after Albrecht von Neuberg's death, King Rudolph I of Bohemia handed Neuberg and the whole village to the lords of Plauen as a fief. Later, the castle was damaged by the army of Charles IV. In 1392, the village and the castle were inherited by Zedtwitz, and became the centre of the whole Aš region.

After a big fire in 1610, the castle was seriously damaged. The House of Zedwitz divided into several lines that moved to new chateaus in Aš, Kopaniny, Doubrava, Smrčina and two chateaus in Podhradí. Since then, the castle has been uninhabited.

Nowadays there is only the castle tower, 22 metres high. The local council tries to save it, but due to lack of finances it is a big problem.



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Podhradí, Czech Republic
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Founded: 13th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Czech Republic

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Irena Vlasáková (7 months ago)
A vast ruin, but a sad idea of ​​what and how quickly they were able to take, destroy and then leave to decay to people who didn't belong
Alexandra Klešíková (8 months ago)
Keys to the tower can be borrowed from the mayoress. Who, by the way, is a very pretty woman. ?
Andreas Klamm (12 months ago)
I have visited the place first time. It is great place to learn about history.
Veselina Dimitrova (12 months ago)
Marcela Hazuková (2 years ago)
A beautiful place, I definitely recommend everyone to make a trip here. It is possible to borrow a key to the tower from the lady mayoress, who is very nice.
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