A Baroque style chateau in Nečtiny was built in the 16th and 17th centuries by the Gryspek family, it was rebuilt in the Windsor style between 1855-58, and today is a training facility of the University of West Bohemia. Nearby are the ruins of Preitenštejn castle.

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Nečtiny, Czech Republic
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Founded: 1855-1858
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Czech Republic

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Pepa Simek (3 years ago)
Ok
Matej Polacek (4 years ago)
Nice castle
Katarina Kemp (4 years ago)
Good life and excellent experience
Mar Bene (6 years ago)
Place to be renowed. Great for nature loving people-lot of forests near by.
Jan Hicl (6 years ago)
Depending what you expect... if it's cheap room for good money and you don't care about food then it's ok. If you expect anything better this is not the best place...
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