Places to see ...
Karlštejn Castle: Built
on the 10. 6. 1348 by Charles IV in top Gothic Style not only as a
residence for the Emperor but also as a
stronghold meant for preserving charles' collection of holy
relics and crown jewels.
Bezděz Castle: The first notable reference to the castle Bezděz
was in the year 1264 when king Přemysl Otakar II issued a
document to start the construction of the Bezděz town in the
forest, though it doesn´t say which. The castle was built as
a fortress and a representative abode of the king. There were no
ecomnomic buildings like shops at that time.
One of the oldest and most known castles of Czech Princes and Kings.
Late Gothic interiors, Kingis
chapel, hall and library,
prison and torture room, and a tall tower with a display of hunting
equipment and accesibility to the castle walls.
Hluboká nad Vltavou:
Castle Hluboká nad Vltavou is the most renowned new-gothic construction in the Czech republic,
inspired by the British Castle Windsor. Next to the castle is a huge
English park with a number of rare trees and the possibility of walks
with a nice view of the surrounding landscape.