The Doksany town is well-known mainly for its monastery established probably already in 1144 by Vladislav II. The heyday of the monastery was in the 13th and 14th centuries. It was completely desolated during the Thirty Years’ War. After that it was rebuilt into the Baroque appearance in 17th century. During the 19th century the monastery became a chateau.

Doksany Monastery has been used to film BBC's The Musketeers, an HBO's Knightfall series.



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Doksany, Czech Republic
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Founded: 1144
Category: Religious sites in Czech Republic

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Andrea Lelková (11 months ago)
Wonderful spaces, amazing park, beautiful spring day.
Klara Hrdá (2 years ago)
Very interesting place, unfortunately partly in a desolate state, which is a huge pity. Part of the Premonstratensian monastery itself has been restored and a tour of the church is also possible, other buildings still function today as a monastery, they are inaccessible. The second part belongs to the state, which is in a very bad condition, even with the park. At the time of our visit, a film was being shot here, there were scenery. It is worth going on a guided tour. The interior of the originally Romanesque basilica is really beautiful thanks to illusory paintings and stucco decoration. Admission is voluntary. I recommend, it's worth seeing.
Radek Bania (3 years ago)
Although the monastery is in a state of disrepair, it has its great charm.
Chris H (3 years ago)
Very interesting. Only stopped because we happened to drive by. Didn't see anywhere to go in to view. Church was also locked.
Chris H (3 years ago)
Very interesting. Only stopped because we happened to drive by. Didn't see anywhere to go in to view. Church was also locked.
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