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Loket Castle, Loket

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Castle Historic Site
Founded in the 13th century, Loket Castle seems like an illustration ripped out of a book of fairy tales. Just a short drive from Karlovy Vary, the castle is surrounded by the Ohre River. Thick walls gave the structure its nickname, the "Impregnable Castle of Bohemia." The fortress serves as a museum and national monument--every year, the town's opera festival uses the castle as its pretty backdrop. Using our world travel planner, Loket attractions like Loket Castle can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • parking is across the river from the castle, easy walk across a bridge and you have some wonderful views of the castle and the village. the castle has been restored, not to the extent that one can ima...  more »
  • Prison cells and the chamber of torture with smart torture equipment are specific of the castle, they clearly shows how we did progress over last centuries  more »
  • Loket Castle is one of the oldest castles in the Czech Republic. It was built at the beginning of the 13th century. Soon after the castle was built a small town arose below it. This castle is one of t...  more »
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  • One of the most beautiful castles i've seen to date. It's kinda small but its really cozy once you drive into the territory
  • Beautiful castle in an awesome location. Some good options for food an drinks as well. Ample parking space just outside of the castle area.
  • Awesome place. One of the few castles, where you can go anywhere without a guide. It's not so big but quite interesting. I recommend!
  • Historically good place. There were so many items in the castle. Even though it was so scary that prison under the plat.
  • Great place! Huge castle with many different exhibitions.