Primda Castle

Přimda, Czech Republic

Přimda castle dates from the early 12th century and represents early Romanesque architecture. The castle is probably of German origin, not similar to Czech buildings from this period, but strikingly reminiscent of period Bavarian buildings. The remains of a Romanesque residential tower and the castle bastion invite you not only to see the ruins, but also to look into the beautiful surrounding landscape of the Bohemian Forest.



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Přimda, Czech Republic
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Founded: 12th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Czech Republic

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Zaidan Buhawa (2 years ago)
Věry nice View And beautiful nature, recommended to visit
Leos Charvat (3 years ago)
Vladimír Kočí (4 years ago)
Nice ealk up to top. Nothing special, bul worth to visit.
Petr Prucha (5 years ago)
Ruins not a castle, but it is a romantic and interesting place. Visit is possible with the guide - recommended
Christopher Seabolt (5 years ago)
Fun little excursion just into the Czech Republic. It's little more than a ruin, but makes for an impressive sight from the highway. A short walk up, the view is over an impressive landscape. There's an interesting medieval toilet in the wall of the castle ruin proper.
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