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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Martin Mašek (3 years ago)
Pruvudci super :)
STÉVΛ (3 years ago)
Super zámeček :D :*
Igon Skrzypek (3 years ago)
Very good museum with lots of exhibitions. It really reflects realities of old times and enables person to immerse deeply into the past. Prices are not high and tour guide is detailed.
Andy Janeta (3 years ago)
Nice place, suitable for whole family with excellent restaurant nearby!
Jaroslav Zeleznik (5 years ago)
Very nice castle! I recomend guided tours you will learn a lot of interesting facts about the castle and its past inhabitants. Also almost all furniture and equipment is original.
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