Klenová Castle

Klatovy, Czech Republic

Klenová castle is a large castle located in southwest Bohemia near the town of Klatovy. Only ruins remain from the original castle but buildings of a new chateau were added in the 19th century.

Klenová castle was built in 1291 as a part of the frontier defence system. Kryštof Harant z Polžic a Bezdružic, a writer and musician from the nobility, was born here in 1564. Between the 17th and 18th centuries the castle fell in ruins but it was reconstructed between 1832 and 1838. Today it hosts an art gallery.

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Founded: 1291
Category: Castles and fortifications in Czech Republic

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jeremy kalous (6 months ago)
A lovely ruined castle about 10km outside of Klatovy. They have a couple of exhibitions also though I did not see them.
Milan Šiška (10 months ago)
Super.
Jan Hicl (3 years ago)
Nice castel to visit!
Viktor Šauer (4 years ago)
Beautiful place to visit and walk around
Martin Munzar (4 years ago)
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