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Krivoklat Castle

Address: Krivoklat 47, Krivoklat 270 23, Czech Republic
Phone Number: 313 558 440
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Ranked #1 of 1 things to do in Krivoklat
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Owner description: First built as a hunting lodge, this castle became famous as a dungeon for political prisoners in...
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Type: Castles, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Owner 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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Brisbane, Australia
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88 reviews 88 reviews
33 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The entire city is like something from the middle ages. Really enjoyable city to stroll around, relax and maybe have a beer or two at one of the bars.

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Yellowknife NT Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Everything, the castle, country site,guides, the only thing I didn't like is parking, very limited and long walk to the castle.

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Kostroma, Russia
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

the castle is worth seeing in better season: it has been too cold today. Still the way there / from Prague is very picturesque and the road is good. Beautiful views from the castle

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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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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183 reviews 183 reviews
62 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 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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173 reviews 173 reviews
46 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 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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89 helpful votes 89 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
4 helpful votes 4 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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