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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Fernando Vieira Dutra (3 years ago)
Awesome place to visit in Ostrava!
Jiří Missig (3 years ago)
Super masopust :D
Hadeel e k (3 years ago)
Could be better if we saw the show
Tom Tom (4 years ago)
Great fireworks today :)
Jacek Nawrat (4 years ago)
While it can be kinda weird at times it's a very nice place to visit.
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