Buchlovice castle history is closely connected with nearby Buchlov Castle which grew more and more uncomfortable in the late 17th century, and that is why Jan Dětřich of Petřwald decided to build a new castle. Buchlovice castle was built between 1707-1738 as a copy of an Italian villa in baroque style, by Domenico Martinelli. It is one of the most romantic buildings in this country. In 1800 it became property of the Berchtolds, and since 1945 the state castle is open to the public.

The château complex is made up the ceremonial building known as the Dolní zámek (Lower Château), and the building known as Horní zámek (Upper Château), which had a service function. A courtyard of honour extends between the two. Around the château an Italian-style park was created, which was extended and altered in the English style in the first half of the 19th century and is among the most valuable of its kind in the Czech Republic. After the Petřvald dynasty died out the château was acquired in 1800 by the Berchtolds. In 1807 Leopold I Berchtold established a military hospital in part of the château and a drapery in the stables. The château is open to the public and visitors can admire the state rooms, and chambers with rich stucco work and painted ceilings.

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Founded: 1707-1738
Category: Castles and fortifications in Czech Republic

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Velu kyra (3 years ago)
tiche a. romanticke
ellena ellena (3 years ago)
Beautiful castle with a big park. Nice to walk through all those big trees.
Tamás Kántor (3 years ago)
Very nice castle, beautiful interior, beautiful exterior, and a very large and beautiful garden belongs to the castle, which is extremely amazing and it contains the most beautiful plants ever existed. I loved it, absolutely worth the visit while being in Buchlovice. The settlement is nice likewise as the castle. However there could be more Street-food opportunity.
Droubek (3 years ago)
I like it here. The park is awesome and the chateau is very nice inside. The guided tour is short enough to be suitable also for relatively small children.
Marcus Fuchs (3 years ago)
Beautiful gardens. romantic and we'll maintained. Well worth the visit and cost to enter. A lovely quiet piece of paradise in the countryside! Check out the hotel restaurant on the square!
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