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Státní zámek Hluboká nad Vltavou

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373 41 Hluboká nad Vltavou

Czech Republic








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Nearby historical monuments administered by the National Institute of Historical Monument Care, Regional Specialist Office in České Budějovice

State Castle and Chateau Český Krumlov

UNESCO MonumentČeský Krumlov

The State castle Český Krumlov is a complex of forty buildings situated around five courtyards and seven-hectare grounds of the castle park. The complex grew up by degrees within each building stage from the 14th to the 19th century. The foundations of today's castle disposition were laid as early as the 16th century during large-scale Renaissance remodellings. The Český Krumlov castle is considered to be the second largest castle complex in Central Europe (next to the Prague Castle).


Monastery of Zlatá Koruna                                                                          

National Cultural Monument             Zlata koruna

Monastery of Zlatá Koruna, originally called "Santa Corona", was estabilished by a founding charter of the Bohemian king Přemysl Otakar II  in 1263 and represents one of the most completely preserved gothic monastery complexes in Bohemia. It is the dominating feature of the village of Zlatá Koruna, located about 33 km to the south of Hluboká...


Castle and Chateau Rožmberk                                                                      

National Cultural MonumentCastle Rozumberk

Castle Rožmberk, one of the oldest castles in South Bohemia, was probably built by Vítek the Younger of the Witigon family, carried out around the mid 13th century at the latest, is the dominating feature of the village of Rožmberk and it is located about 59 km of Hluboká.


Chateau of Hluboká                                                                                       

National Cultural MonumentHluboka

Chateau Complex of Hluboká, chateau together with the landscape park, due to its size and art-historical significant among the most important Romanticist chateau complexes in central Europe.


Kratochvíle Hunting Castle                                                                      

National Cultural MonumentKratochvile

It is the unique Renaissance manneristic building, composed of casino-style Itallian villas, surrounded by a water moat and closed in by a rectangular garden with an entrance tract and surrounding walls articulated by isolated houses. Kratochvíle Hunting Castle, situated in the picturesque scenery among the forests, grasslands and ponds, is located about 25 km of Hluboká.


Schwarzenberg Tomb Domanín                      Domanín                                            

National Cultural Monument

The sexangled circular Neogothic two-storied building with an advance tower and majestic double staircase is surrounded with the landscape park. In the lower part of the building, in the tomb itself, 27 members of the family are laid or remembered. It is located about 35 km of Hluboká.


Nové Hrady Castle                                                                                        

National Cultural MonumentNove Hrady

The first record about the Castle Nové Hrady comes from 1279. The castle often changed noble hands from the late 13th century till the early 20th century... The last noble owners, the Lords of Buquoy, initiated numerous reconstructions and renovations of the castle and its interiors, construction of the new castle in the suburb of Nové Hrady and founding nature-landscape park in Theresa ´s Valley.


Chateau of Třeboň                                                                                        

National Cultural MonumentTřeboň

The Renaissance chateau, situated around the square courtyard and surrounded with the landscape park, due to its size among the most largest chateau areas in South Bohemia. The smaller part of the castle area is used by the archive. The chateau is located about 31 km of Hluboká.


Jindřichův Hradec Castle and Chateau                                                         

National Cultural MonumentJindrichuv Hradec

Jindřichův Hradec Castle and Chateau, originally feudal castle builted around 1200, represents one of the most monumental as well as one of the most beautiful castle areas in Bohemia. The castle was ambitiously reconstructed into a comfortable Renaissance seat in the late 16th century during the reigns of the last of the Lords of Hradec. The best known parts of the castle area, such as the Jáchym ´s and Adam ´s buildings, the Large Arcades of Adam ´s buildings, the Small Arcades and the unique Rondel musical pavillion, were builted by the italian builders at the same time.. (in the late 16th century). It is located about 57 km of Hluboká.


Water Castle Červená Lhota                                                                        

National Cultural MonumentČervená Lhota

One of the most frequented castles in South Bohemia, situated on the rock protrusion surounded with the lake, was reconstructed in Romantic Neogothic style in the 19th century (1841 - 1863), todays Renaissance appearance comes from the early 20th century (1901 - 1910). The castle often changed hands... In 1835 it was finally purchased by Eduard Schönburg-Hartenstein and stayed in this family until 1945. This fairy-tale castle is located about 48 km of Hluboká.


Zvíkov Castle               Zvíkov                                                                                  

National Cultural Monument

Originally royal castle of Zvíkov, situated on the rock cliffs and protected by the modern Orlík dam, represents one of the best jewels of early Gothic Bohemian architecture. It is located about 67 km of Hluboká.


Landštejn Castle

Today, Landštejn Castle is one of the best preserved examples of medieval fortificationLandštejn system. The oldest Romanesque part of the castle with the palace built between two fortification towers is unique to the Czech lands. The disposition, with the irregular five-sided layout, was originally surrounded by a wide moat. The later construction of Gothic fortifications with a residential tower expanded the castle by another courtyard. The lofty four-storied palace of the Krajíř clan with its Renaissance fortification and Baroque artillery bastions close out the four developmental styles of construction. It is located about 74 km of Hluboká.




Chateau of Dačice                                                                                         

National Cultural MonumentDačice

The last modifications, giving the chateau its present Classicist appearance, were initiated by the Dalbergs. In 1832 - 1833 the interiors were reconstructed under the supervision of the Viennese architect Karel Schleps, adding the monumentally Empirical starcaise hall in the eastern wing, connecting both chateau floors, and who also reconstructed and modernized various interiors of the first floor of the main wing. The last owner of the Chateau of Dačice was from the Salm family (related to the Dalbergs) who held it until 1945. The chateau is located about 92 km of Hluboká.