Sion is a small castle ruin in Chlístovice in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. It lies near Kutná Hora. It was founded between 1426 and 1427 by Hussite Jan Roháč of Dubá. After a successful four-month siege the castle was conquered and burned by Emperor Sigismund's allies in 1437. Today, only scattered parts of the basement stone walls with some arches and stairs remain of the original castle.



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Founded: 1426
Category: Castles and fortifications in Czech Republic

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Stuart McShane (12 months ago)
Perfect place to walk to the enjoy a picnic. Plenty of signs explaining the history of the castle.
pepap josef pasulka (16 months ago)
Awesooome. A statue of Jan Roháč of Dubé, the last hussite hetman, the ruins of the castle look pretty well-preserved, and there are even few war carriages !! :-)
Vladislav Pokorný (4 years ago)
Ruins of the Sion castle, important place for Czech medieval history (Hussite wars). Nice place to visit, info tables in Czech about the history of the place.
Tomas Fer (5 years ago)
Nice place in a forest, just ruins of medieval castle. A small brook valley below offers for walking or biking. There are also rocks here and nice place for wild camping on a meadow at the brook. Fire making possibility directly at the ruin. Good place for visiting with kids as they can play in the whole ruin area and in surrounding forests.
Jan Vlk (5 years ago)
Last place of resistance during the Husites wars in the 15th century. Easily accessible by car. Just follow the sign Sion and then walk about 100 meters.
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