Michalovice Castle

Mladá Boleslav, Czech Republic

Michalovice castle is located near the Jizera river, about 3 kilometres northwest of the town of Mladá Boleslav.

The ruins of the early Gothic Michalovice castle stands on the right bank of the Jizera river. It was built by members of the Markvartice family during the last quarter of the 13th century to replace an earlier manor house. It was left to decay already in the 15th century. In the 19th century the ruins of the castle were sacked by treasure hunters, and now only the look-out tower remains.

The robust cylindrical leaning tower is the reason the castle has often been called the tub of Michalovice ('Michalovická Putna').

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Czech Republic

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Maksym Gorbatykh (3 years ago)
Despite there is enter fee, ruins itself alongside with the view worth it.
Ajinkya (3 years ago)
To reach the castle one need to go through Riverside road which is beautiful. Castle doesn't have much to offer it is mostly ruins.but it's not far from town and it doesn't need much time to reach here.
Viktor Pavuk (4 years ago)
Super.
Barbora Šedivá (5 years ago)
A little castle with a nice view of the surrounding nature. It’s worth seeing if you’re passing by, although there’s not much to do. 10 minutes will suffice.
Tomasz Habigier (7 years ago)
Worth to see if you are passing by in around. Good view at the valley. You need to park car close to the railway crossing.
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