The most beautiful palaces of the Czech Rep.

The most beautiful palaces of the Czech Rep.

The best of the chateaus of the Czech Republic

The Czech Republic is renowned for its many fascinating castles and chateaus. We bring you the most beautiful ones on this list

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Prague Castle
50.09, 14.4
255 m / 837 ft

#1 Prague Castle

The most famous castle in the Czech Republic

The most famous Prague sight is undoubtedly the monumental complex of the Prague Castle, lying over the Vltava River. The Cathedral of St. Vitus, but you will find many other important buildings and probably the most famous street in Prague - the Golden Lane

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Hluboká Castle
49.051, 14.442
411 m / 1 348 ft

#2 Hluboká Castle

The most beautiful Czech chateau

Hluboká nad Vltavou Castle is one of the most visited chateaus in the Czech Republic. It is located near České Budějovice. The chateau has undergone many reconstructions. He was inspired by the well-known English Windsor Castle.

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Karlštejn Castle
49.94, 14.188
305 m / 1 001 ft

#3 Karlštejn Castle

The most important Czech castle

Karlštejn Castle located in the heart of picturesque Czech Karst is considered to be the most important Czech castle. Because it is just a short distance from the capital city of Prague, a great number of tourists come here every year. It was built by the Roman Emperor and Czech King - Charles IV as a repository for Christian relics and imperial crown jewels. The most interesting part of the castle is beautifully decorated Chapel of the Holy Cross. The castle is really impressive

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Litomyšl Castle
49.874, 16.313
354 m / 1 161 ft

#4 Litomyšl Castle

The most beautiful Renaissance chateau

Litomyšl Castle is an architectural gem in the style of the Italian Renaissance. Due to its uniqueness it is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Typical for its sgraffito decoration.

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Pernštejn Castle
49.451, 16.318
401 m / 1 316 ft

#5 Pernštejn Castle

The most beautiful Moravian castle

Pernštejn Castle, being an architectural jewel in the forests of the Bohemian-Moravian Highlands. Is often referred to as the "King of the Moravian Castles". It overlooks the village of Nedvědice and looks very monumental and mysterious. This exceptionally preserved medieval castle was the base of the lords of Pernštejn. However, the late Gothic and early Renaissance style of the castle was not affected by any further rebuilding.

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Konopiště Castle
49.78, 14.657
376 m / 1 234 ft

#6 Konopiště Castle

Chateau with the largest number of hunting trophie

Konopiště is one of the most important cultural monuments in the Czech Republic. The Emperor also lived here. The tour of the castle is admirable. Primarily trophies. One can not find a chateau where there would be as many trophies as here. Significant diplomatic negotiations, military engagements, social struggles, as well as the creative activity of artists, craftsmen and laborers took place in Konopiště

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Kost Castle
50.49, 15.135
310 m / 1 017 ft

#7 Kost Castle

The most beautiful castle of Bohemian Paradise

The monumental Gothic Castle Kost is towering above the line of three picturesque valleys. Kost is one of the most beautiful castles in the Czech Republic. In addition, it has a very beautiful neighborhood in the Plakánek valley. It is one of the most interesting places of Bohemian Paradise.

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Sychrov Castle
50.626, 15.089
385 m / 1 263 ft

#8 Sychrov Castle

A unique example of Neo-Gothic

The Sychrov Chateau is interesting because of its neo-Gothic style and a large park with fountains and picturesque orangery. Admission fees are paid separately to the park or sightseeing tours.

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Bouzov Castle
49.705, 16.89
422 m / 1 385 ft

#9 Bouzov Castle

The most beautiful castle in Central Moravia

Bouzov Castle dates back to the 14th century, which has acquired today's romantic appearance at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries. Fully furnished interiors can be seen in several guided tours.

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Castle and Chateau Český Krumlov
48.813, 14.315
497 m / 1 631 ft

#10 Castle and Chateau Český Krumlov

Czech Castle on UNESCO list

With its area of over 6 hectares, the State Castle and Chateau Český Krumlov is the second largest castle and chateau complex in Bohemia. In 1992, it was registered on the UNESCO World Heritage List and is currently the third most visited Czech castle or castle.

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Křivoklát castle
50.038, 13.872
280 m / 919 ft

#11 Křivoklát castle

One of the oldest Czech castles

Křivoklát Castle is one of the oldest and most beautiful Czech castles. Typical is its large white tower, which is cylindrical in shape and not prism as typical of the Czech castles. It is tactically built on a promontory over a small river - the Rakovnik creek just off the Berounka River.

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Loket Castle
50.187, 12.754
417 m / 1 368 ft

#12 Loket Castle

An impressive castle over the river Ohře

Loket is a Roman-Gothic castle from the first half of the 13th century. It hovers over the river Ohře in the protected landscape area Slavkovský les.

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Mnichovo Hradiště Castle
50.528, 14.971
240 m / 787 ft

#13 Mnichovo Hradiště Castle

The most beautiful chateau of Bohemian Paradise

At the very end of Mnichovo Hradiště there is a beautiful Baroque castle, owned by the Waldstein family for many years. The castle also includes a pretty garden and a Capuchin monastery. The chateau is considered the most beautiful in the region of Bohemian Paradise

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Landštejn Castle
49.024, 15.231
647 m / 2 123 ft

#14 Landštejn Castle

An amazing castle in South Bohemia

Landštejn is one of the most monumental castles in the Czech Republic. It was built in previously controversial territory between Austria and Bohemia. From the castle tower there is an impressive view over the beautiful landscape of Czech Canada.

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Hradec nad Moravicí Castle
49.871, 17.876
277 m / 909 ft

#15 Hradec nad Moravicí Castle

The most beautiful chateau of Silesia

Originally a medieval castle, which with its time turned into an Empire castle and later a Neo-Gothic castle, which has its divided into Bilý "White" Chateau and Červený "Red" Chateau. It is a very large complex.

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Hukvaldy Castle Ruins
49.621, 18.227
464 m / 1 522 ft

#16 Hukvaldy Castle Ruins

One of the largest castle ruins in Moravia

In the picturesque countryside of Podbeskydí you will find one of the largest ruins of the castle in the Czech Republic - Hukvaldy Castle. The castle has a total of five gates and a massive defensive bastion. The castle has also an amazing view over the hilly surroundings Beskydy Mountains on the horizon

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Červená Lhota Castle
49.247, 14.885
491 m / 1 611 ft

#17 Červená Lhota Castle

The most beautiful water castle in the Czech

Červená Lhota is a beautiful Renaissance chateau in South Bohemia. The chateau is popular among visitors due to its originality and its beautiful surroundings. The tour takes only about an hour

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Rábí Castle
49.279, 13.618
508 m / 1 667 ft

#18 Rábí Castle

The most massive Czech castle

Rábí Castle is considered to be the most massive Czech castle. Generally known became because here the famous commander Jan Zizka lost his second eye.

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Jindřichův Hradec Castle and Palace
49.142, 15
470 m / 1 542 ft

#19 Jindřichův Hradec Castle and Palace

The third largest castle complex in the Czech

Castle and Palace Jindřichův Hradec is really extensive. It is also considered the third largest in Czech republic after the Prague Castle and Český Krumlov. It is interestingly situated next to the Little Vajgar Pond. Much of this history is associated with the powerful family of the Vitkovts

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Kačina Castle
49.982, 15.346
226 m / 741 ft

#20 Kačina Castle

The most beautiful Empire castle in the Czech

Kačina Castle is located only 13 km from Kutna Hora. It is unique among the Czech castles - it is the most important building of Empire architecture in Bohemia. The castle was built by Jan Rudolf Chotek as a summer residence in 1806-1824. There are 5 tours in the castle, during which you can visit the chateau interiors, the chateau library, the theater, or the pharmacy. You can also visit the greenhouse, the herb garden and, of course, the castle park.

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