Kokořín Castle was built around 1320 by order of Hynek Berka of Dubé. At the close of the 15th century the castle was heavily damaged during the Hussite Wars and renovated in the late Gothic style by the lords of Klinštejn. Since the middle of the 17th century Kokořín had been tenantless and it deteriorated.

The ruins were not bought until 1894 by Václav Špaček of Starburk, who decided to renovate the castle. The architect, Eduard Sochor, was a leader in this project and, considering its occurrence between 1911 and 1918, it was one of the latest Romantic restorations of a Medieval object.

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Founded: 1320
Category: Castles and fortifications in Czech Republic

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Aivaras Zukauskas (2 years ago)
Great castle, nice view from the tower.
Inga Petry (2 years ago)
Very small but charming with history behind castle. The surroundings are beautiful to walk and and enjoy nature and....caves. If you are collector of turistic labels you can buy a few in the dhop in the Kokorin castle. Great place for a family wandering.
Tomáš Titěra (2 years ago)
Don't really get all the hype about Kokořín - yes, it does look romantic and it's on a nice spot, but otherwise - not much to see. The place was basically built in the beginning of the 20th century, so it's not very authentic. The interiors of the castle are mostly empty and the guided tour is not very exciting either. Nevertheless, totally worth it to climb up the tower and look around.
Motoorg UK (2 years ago)
It's a little castle but really nice. You will need to do a short hike climbing the rock so you can follow the raod or go through the stairs (this is the hard part
Jakub Holovský (2 years ago)
Nice castle, the views are excellent. Could be better maintained though. Especially the pathway to the castle. It's just a matter of time when someone breaks their leg.
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