Hluboká Castle

South Bohemia, Czech Republic

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Address:South Bohemia, Czech Republic

Hluboká Castle is said to be the most beautiful castle in the Czech Republic

The Hluboká Castle is located in the South part of Bohemia. Originally a Gothic style castle was founded in the 13th century by Bohemian kings as a military fortification. Over the centuries it has been restored several times. In the 19th century, the castle was completely rebuilt in the Neo-Gothic architecure style inspired by the Winsdor Castle in England.

The Schwanzerbergs (aristocratic family tracing their roots to the Middle Ages) lived at the castle until 1939, then the last owner fled the country to escape from the Nazis. The castle is now a National Cultural Monument of the Czech Republic. 

About the castle

The castle has 140 rooms and 11 towers. You might have a peak inside the private rooms as well as grand ceremonial halls or you might want to visit the castle kitchen with lots of kitchen equipment preserved from the late 18th till the beginning of the 20th century. If you are into tapestry, we recommend to check the collection (the biggest in Europe) of the unique Flemish tapestries. 

A book lover? The castle´s library contains of over 12 000 books and a spectacular Baroque fire place. If you visit the armory, you will be treated to the collection of weapons from the 13th until the 19th century. Before, during or after the tour feel free to take a walk in the beautifully kept English - style park (190 hectares). 

 

Upcoming events

Bach for All International Festival

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Spring through Autumn 2019: spend your holiday in Prague with the classical music festival celebrating life and works of the most famous Baroque composer Johann Sebastian Bach. In the concert on March 26th you´ll hear flute and cembalo.

The most popular concerts in Prague

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Concert Season 2019: stop at Church of Our Lady before Týn, Colloredo-Mansfeld Palace, St. Salvator Church and Rudolfinum. The most central locations. Superb soloists and chamber orchestra. Fantastic music. Classy atmosphere.

Listen and Dine - Dinner with live music

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January - December 2019: Music and dinner in Prague. Jazz or blues tunes, classical music or traditional music. Visit great Prague event venues. Taste exquisite meal. Choice is yours. Make your stay in Prague the most memorable: get your tickets now.

Smooth jazz & blues concerts in Prague

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Book Prague jazz concerts. Explore Prague´s best jazz clubs: Reduta jazz club, U Malého Glena jazz club, Agharta jazz centre, Jazz blues club Ungelt, U Staré paní jazz club. Live concerts with great Czech musicians. Jazz with menu on Jazz Boat.

Easter in Prague

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Spend your Easter holidays in Prague. Listen to the best classical music. Easter time is time of retrospection: visit the most prominent concert venues & churches in Prague.

Group Discounts

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We offer group discounts

Are you a group of 10+ people? Do not hesitate to contact us. We will be happy to negotiate the best price for you. Simply choose the event and we will take care of the rest.

Gift Certificates

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Special Present

Is someone precious to you planning a trip to Prague? Why don´t you surprise them with a unique present! We are pleased to offer you Via Musica Gift Certificate.

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