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Krivoklat Castle

Krivoklat, Czech Republic
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Ranked #1 of 1 Attractions in Krivoklat
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: First built as a hunting lodge, this castle became famous as a dungeon for political prisoners in the 12th century.
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Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

This castle is definitely worth a visit. It is less well known and smaller than some of the others but has as much history and probably more charm. We took the guided tour and it was worth it. Although the tour was not in english we were given a detailed sheet and keepsake map/folder, so the tour was easy to... More

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Malacky, Slovakia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We visited Krivoklat in winter during Christmas period a were amazed by the atmosphere and coziness of this place. Less than 2 hours by train from Prague we tound a quiet place to spend the day. The castle hosted a few film-maker crew and served as the venue of q few Czech films and fairy tales. The guide took us... More

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Udine, Italy
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

maybe this is the best castle we have visited during our holiday in Czech Republic. It is a concentrate of beauty and history, with a beautiful court and great view from the walls!

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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47 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We came during the winter when it was snowing. Grand Krivoklat Castle has a beautiful entrance and seeing the balcony upon entering the courtyard remind me of a scene from Romeo and Juliet. It's a small castle but still unique.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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126 reviews 126 reviews
29 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

This is a nice small castle less than an hour away from Prague. Compared to Karlstejn, it's much quieter around here and you have more time to take in the atmosphere of the castle. And the local restaurant serves tradiitional food.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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80 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013 via mobile

Castle itself interesting. On the courtyard there was beer festival with traditional jazz music. You can find many shops with souvenirs or refreshment. We used the paid parking place a(50.-CZK/day)above the castle (next to the restaurant, WC).

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Cabot, Vermont, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

Fabulous views into the 16th and 19th centuries; a great contrast from the castles of England. Fabulous ancient chapel, and more recent collections of furniture, shooting kit, etc.

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prague
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

This castle is in very good condition and it has some nice amenities, like bow and arrow rental, and a birds of pray show. Perfect if you're looking for something to do for one day outside of Prague. I would recommend stopping in Beroun for a burger at Black Dog Cantina on the way there.

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Las Vegas
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

We took a day trip to Krivoklat on a Sunday late in June 2013. It was 377 kc round-trip for two for the fare from Hlavní Nádraží. Note: make sure you take the fast train. We took the local train and it made about 6 stops on the way to Beroun, where you have to take another train to Krivoklat.... More

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Omaha, Nebraska
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17 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

This castle is in very good condition and also has the workers in period dress, they will be making coins, jewelry and sell them at fair prices. Also have Crossbow lessons for the kiddies or young at heart. You can take a guided tour or you can stroll the grounds yourself. Not super busy so it's a nice change from... More

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