Hrubý Rohozec Castle

Turnov, Czech Republic

Hrubý Rohozec is a castle in Turnov. The original structure was connected to a polygonal tower by a defensive wall. Its purpose, in the 14th century, was to monitor the trade route running below it. Between the two parts of the castle Jan von Šelmberk, and later Konrad Kraiger Kraigk, built Gothic palaces. During the Renaissance the Wartenberg family rebuilt the complex in the style of a chateaux.

Albrecht von Wallenstein bought it in 1621 followed by the noble family Desfours, who held it until 1945. After 1822 the castle was upgraded on the basis of plans by the architect Jan F. Joendl. The castle's library, dining room, bedroom and a blue room are open to the public and display their original furnishings.

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Turnov, Czech Republic
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Founded: c. 1280
Category: Castles and fortifications in Czech Republic

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Rick deBoer-badexclusief (9 months ago)
Old chateau, partly restored interior.
Kristýna Vacardová (10 months ago)
Haven't been inside, but the park around the chateau is nice and makes for a relaxing walk. Probably not something you need to travel there for just to visit, but if you're around, it's worth it.
Vincent Fernandes (3 years ago)
A jewel of a castle with perfectly conserved rooms with beautiful furniture and artefacts
Martin Mašek (6 years ago)
Pruvudci super :)
STÉVΛ (6 years ago)
Super zámeček :D :*
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