Hořovice Castle was built in two parts. In the first half of the 19th century by Friedrich Wilhelm I of Hesse, following plans of the architect G. Engelhardt, a major rebuilding took place, adding another story to the building.

Its final appearance is due to more refurbishings at the beginning of the 20th century, with the furniture of the rooms being carried out in late classicist style.

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Founded: 19th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Czech Republic

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Ishola Olajide (2 years ago)
The history about this #Chateau is intriguing and is quite interesting how it stands till date despite the countless transfer of ownership. You have to admire the collection and listen to the story about each room at the same time, once the tour guide is done talking, you have move to the next room with the door locked behind you.
Krzyś Lu (2 years ago)
Well I think the third exposition was really overcharged and really few exponats
Magnus Ohman (2 years ago)
Nicely restored castle with a nice garden where you can have a private picnic.
Jerry C (2 years ago)
Beautiful chateau, which is renovated by good leaders. They create nice expositions and care about chateau with deep respect to its history. In same way they develop garden and park. There is reconstructed gloriet in the park - it was rekonstructed thanks to only one old picture, that you can see at the entrance of the park on the information board. Inside of the chateau there are several exposition tours, which you can visit with a guide. Expositions are very interesting! I recommend to visit this chateau - as interiors as park. After all you can have a coffee or tea and some sweet in a chateau's café.
Jan Karban (7 years ago)
Chateau Hořovice has been build at the end of the 17th century. Inside there some nice interiors, the entrance hall, chapel and great hall are particularly beautiful. They have done great job at restoring some of the rooms to what they originally looked like based on historic paintings which you can also see there to compare. Unfortunately the guide was not very good.
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