Veltrusy Mansion is a baroque château situated near the banks of the Vltava River, about 25 km north of Prague. The mansion is open to the public for visits.

The mansion was initially built in 1716 by architect František Maxmilián Kaňka for Count Václav Antonín Chotek of Chotkov and Vojnín. The original mansion was extended in 1764 by architect Giovanni Battista Alliprandi on the orders of Count Rudolf Chotek of Chotkov and Vojnín, who also commissioned the interior decoration. Further extensions and the annexes of the mansion were constructed in 1804.



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Founded: 1716
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Czech Republic

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Marek Němeček (16 months ago)
Nice chateau, it is possible to park for free in the South of the area, circa 5 min walk through the gardens. I wasn’t inside but from outside it looked nice and cosy. The gardens are vast and great deer-park is for free!
andtilly_com [music] (16 months ago)
A cool place with a park you can see the real, live animals.
Radek Dohnal (16 months ago)
Very nice chateau, newly reconstruction. There are 4 guided routes, not big but interesting.
Gabriella Arena (18 months ago)
Nice for a walk or a bike ride in greenish environment. The castle was closed, looked nice from the windows ;-)
Andrey (19 months ago)
Just one big building and a fish pond... But near the castle you can find a forest with deers! The forest is pretty big so you can walk there, listen to birdsong and breathe clean air. If you like cycling, there is a really long high-quality road to do it
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