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Konopiste Castle, Bohemia

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Konopiste Castle became famous as the last residence of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, whose assassination in Sarajevo triggered World War I. Stop by to the castle's museum to see the bullet that killed him, which was fired by Gavrilo Princip. Take a guided tour to see Ferdinand's residential rooms, a shooting hall with moving targets (he was an avid hunter), and a garden with Italian Renaissance statues and greenhouses. Explore the third-largest European collection of armory and medieval weapons, as well as a large collection of antlers. Put Konopiste Castle into our Benesov trip itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Benesov.
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  • In winter the Castle as a particularly mysterious looks and asks what the shot some film about chivalry and something in this spirit! But! Winter-well, or we are so lucky-the castle is closed! so if someone is fundamentally get inside something kindly clarify operating mode) as well as the outside of the Castle just wonderful and the Park around too!
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  • Konopiste is around an hour away from Prague by train, then around half an hour walk from the station to the castle itself. There is a small shuttle train from the castle to the station and back, but ...  more »
  • With a friend we visited in the winter and Konopiště Castle under the snow, it was perhaps even more beautiful than in the summer. No tourists, only peace and beautiful castle in addition in the beautiful weather. The magic also ubiquitous peacocks. Only icy roads are slightly dangerous in the winter months.
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  • Lovecke zamecek ve kterem je vice uvnitr jak v 10-ti jinych zamcich. Jednozancne doporucuji. Aspon ted uz nekteri anglani vi ze Franc Ferdinand neni jen kapela.
  • Lovely Castle and Grounds... take a walk around the lake it's magic. This area is nicer in April than July as the temperature can stop you from exploring.
  • Krasny a udrzovany zamek,prohlidka take zajimava. Prilehly park a jezero urcite stoji za prozkoumani.
  • Beautiful chateau with historic exhibit, nice landscape. Popular destination for a trip.
  • Really interesting castle and beautiful view