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. A visit to Konopiste Castle represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Benesov sightseeing planner to plot your vacation.
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  • August 10, 2017
    If you have been interested in the history, you need to go also. Best - in the summer. April is very unfriendly and makes the Eindruvk even darker and sadder. You may make no pictures inside - why always (I think it's stupid)
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  • August 10, 2017
    We only had time to do one tour so we did tour 2 which highlighted some of the castle, some of the animals and the armour. The armour collection was amazing! It was great to see up close things you re...  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    Custom lock will pay off in peace and look at him, even with binoculars. Interiors are legendary and just beautiful itself. Mined here from the past what I can ...
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  • April 4, 2017
    Pretty cool place with lots of walking options. Didn't do the tour as it did t seem worth the price. The garden should be impressive in the summer. Nice places to sit in the sun. Closed a bit early -6pm. Cool bear
  • June 7, 2017
    Beautiful and spacious place. Amazing tours. Better if you go there with touristic group or by your own at mornings. Castle opens at 10:00
  • November 18, 2016
    The castle is beautiful with a very modern look and spectacular nature surrounding it. I especially enjoyed the lake. It was fantastic walking around it. The park was also mesmerizing with it massive length and numerous different things to see like a cute little park. Definitely would pay a visit, but at the same time isn't anything special. You can find similar things all over the Czech Republic, especially Prague. It is however something a bit new, which is nice.
  • May 19, 2017
    Nice guided tour. Ask for the English tour if it is not scheduled. They may run it on request
  • June 22, 2017
    Old good romantic czech geritage ..

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