Silesian Ostrava Castle

Ostrava, Czech Republic

Silesian Ostrava Castle was originally built in the 1280s near the confluence of the Lučina and Ostravice rivers. The castle was built for military purposes due to its proximity to the Polish border.

In 1534, the gothic castle was rebuilt into a renaissance chateau. It burned down in 1872 but was rebuilt. It was restored recently after many years of dilapidation, caused by coal mining under the castle. Today, the castle is one of the most important tourist attraction of the Ostrava city.



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Founded: 1280s
Category: Castles and fortifications in Czech Republic


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Michael Z (2 months ago)
This is a historically important castle in Ostrava but there’s not a lot to see.
Chandrashekhar Goswami (4 months ago)
Nice samll castle. Restored beautifully.
Andrzej Drzymalski (6 months ago)
Beautiful castle, cool exhibitions to see. A good option for a short visit. There is also a bicycle exhibition in the castle. Ticket prices low.
Michaela Rohmová (10 months ago)
Its lovely small place, bit borish after too many visits ?
Edgars Rutkovskis (10 months ago)
Beatiful place, and it's definitely worth a visit! Place isn't big, but it's a nice look and walk around. Nice wooden figures and a mini art showcase and a random cycling display.
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