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Cesky Krumlov Castle, Cesky Krumlov

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Castle Historic Site
Dominating the surrounding city from its location on a high rock promontory, Cesky Krumlov Castle is a medieval complex of about 40 buildings, situated around five courtyards and a vast park. Dating back to the middle of the 13th century, the complex covers a total area of about 7 hectares (17 acres). The castle's atmospheric storerooms house a collection of stone statues and sacred art, accrued over the centuries by the city's many rulers. You can stroll through the grounds on your own, but access to some of the interior sections is by guided tour only. Check the website for opening hours and available tour options before you make the trip. To visit Cesky Krumlov Castle on your holiday in Cesky Krumlov, and find out what else Cesky Krumlov has to offer, use our Cesky Krumlov travel itinerary planner.
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  • Cesky Krumlov is beautiful and quiet with incredibly fresh air. We had plenty of blue sky hours after the rain on arrival. The castle offers both history and vistas.  more »
  • there are a number of tours in different languages, so book ahead if you can. we went to the theatre, and the two palace tours. brillant, the painting inside and out is amazing. the ballroom is just b...  more »
  • Expensive and you have to go with a guide and don't have a lot of tour in English. It is limited. I didn't like  more »
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  • Very impressive castle in a beautiful setting. The numerous views of the old town from various vantage points are truly stunning. We went on the English Tour I. Our guide, Oli, was fantastic. She spoke in a loud clear voice, had a disarming sense of humor, and was very knowledgeable about the castle and it's history. She encouraged questions and was able to answer every one. This was one of the best tours I've ever been on.
  • The castle is stunning - from afar and up close. It's beautifully built and well-maintained and it's easy to see why it has become so popular. I have two concerns, though. The first is about the pricing - different parts of the castle are accessible with different guided tours. I feel like each one is too expensive but if you wanted to go on more than one it would be far too much. Secondly, the bears being kept captive in the moat seems really cruel and ruins the experience. I understand there is heritage to them being there, but I think it's time to accept that modern standards do not approve of this!
  • The best place in this town!!!! Especially you should go up observation and look down beautiful town with river. I bet you will fall in love with this town!! Ticket 50
  • Even though it was snowing, I never felt more alive. Definitely seized my attention and heart.
  • Amazing place to take a walk around. The castle is huuuge, and will give you a nice workout as you go up and down the steps. The view from the top is breathtaking.