Kostelec nad Cernými lesy Castle

Kostelec nad Černými lesy, Czech Republic

The Kostelec nad Černými lesy Castle is the main landmark of the town. The castle was first documented in 1348. Until 1549, when it was destroyed by fire, the castle served as a hunting lodge of Emperor Ferdinand I. After 1550, it was rebuilt in the Renaissance style. After 1750, baroque modifications were made. Today the castle is owned by Czech University of Life Sciences Prague and is used for social and business purposes. The neighbouring Church of Saint Adalbert is connected with the castle by a covered corridor.


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Founded: 1550
Category: Castles and fortifications in Czech Republic


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Ivan Hronek (3 years ago)
The castle is huge ! Nobody to take you around there that I could see but still walking around the castle on one's own is nice too - it's more direct. There's an awesome view of the countryside in the back - just walk around the castle through the little gates on the side.
Petr Litera (5 years ago)
Not the first time here and still like it. Our band is enjoying the beautiful hall of the chateau for music rehearsals. Dormitories are also conveniently located in the very area, so is the dining room. Walks in the surroundings can get you into the nearby forests fast, the local cafe & bakery can be enjoyed by the female company. Just splendid.
Dominika Vešelényiová (5 years ago)
Such a lovely place. Many stairs so it isn't completely accessible for everyone, but really really nice
Pratap Modhvadiya (6 years ago)
Historic castel. Well managed
Lenka Michalcikova (7 years ago)
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