Cesky Krumlov State Castle

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About Cesky Krumlov State Castle, Cesky Krumlov

If you love architecture, if you love history, and/or if you love castles in Europe, you may want to never leave this castle. The first thing you should know before your visit is that this Castle is huge. It's so big, that its various sections have their own unique individualized tours. This is because over the years that has constantly grown. First constructed in the 13th century in Gothic style Page received a Renaissance makeover end 16th century and in the 17th and 18th century was again refreshed by Baroque and Rococo styles.

  • Tour 1: Starting from the IIIrd Courtyard of Cesky Krumlov Castle, takes you inside the castle's Renaissance and Baroque area such as Saint George´s Castle Chapel, Eggengerg Hall, and the Masquerade Hall.
  • Tour 2: Focuses on the Schwarzenberg family history - the Schwarzenberg Portrait Gallery, the lifestyle exhibit in the 19th century Suite and the Suite of EleonorazuSchwarzenberg.
  • Baroque Theatre: The exquisitely lavish theatre is among the best preserved of the period and the tour shows you the complete inner workings of the stage shows - auditorium, orchestra pit, stage technology, machinery, costumes.
  • Hradnímuzeum: In a beautifully appointed room, check out the precious artifacts from the Castle depositories and how they relate to the nobles who lived here.
  • Castle Lapidarium: Once, these cellars served as stables, for possibly a hundred horses. Now, they preserve and exhibit the collection of priceless statues at the castle including those from the Cascade fountain. Castle tower: This 6 story high structure is the city's landmark. After The Climb lyrics Beautiful lower levels you can get to the top for the finest views of the city.
  • Stables: The Princely stables hold historical transport - lavishly decorated carriages, saddles, and other riding paraphernalia
  • Wenceslas Cellars: Currently used for local ceramic exhibitions
  • Bear Moat: There are literally bears living in this moat.

Cesky Krumlov State Castle Information

  • There is parking.
  • Check out the castle souvenir shop.
  • Be 10 minutes early for your tour.
  • Remember to take breaks between extended tours.

Cesky Krumlov State Castle Tickets Prices

  • Detailed price lists for tours of the theatre, museum, lapidarium, tower, cellars, and garden can be found on the attraction website.
  • Admission free to Castle Garden, Cellars and Bear Moat.

Cesky Krumlov State Castle Opening and Closing Hours

  • There are no guided tours on Monday.

Guided Tour 1:

  • September - May: 9am-5pm
  • June - August: 9am-6pm
  • Tours last 55 minutes

Guided Tour 2:

  • September - May: 9am-5pm
  • June - August: 9am-6pm
  • Tours last 55 minutes

Castle Museum:

  • Closed on Mondays from November to March.
  • April - May and September - October: 9am-5pm
  • June - August: 9am-6pm
  • November - March: 9am-4pm
  • Tours last 30 minutes

Castle Tower:

  • Closed on Mondays from November to March.
  • April - May and September - October: 9am-5pm
  • June - August: 9am-6pm
  • November - March: 9am-4pm
  • Tours last 30 minutes

Castle Stables:

  • April - October: 10am-4:30pm
  • Closed on Mondays.

How To Get To Cesky Krumlov State Castle by Public Transport

  • Walk

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Address: Zamek 59, 381 01 Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

Phone: +420-380704721

Ticket Price: 250 CZK

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Time Required: 05:00 Hrs

Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

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Share your experience - Rate Cesky Krumlov State Castle, Cesky Krumlov

  • Excellent place to spend the day. A small, very charming town with an amazing castle. You can walk right through the courtyards so going in isn't a total necessity but in order to get into the prominent tower, you do need a ticket. Fantastic either way.

  • Nice castle. However only 2 stars because making photos is not permitted inside the castle and you have to pay a tourist fee (they call it 'foreign language fee') which means twice the price of the Czech people (700 Krone for a family). Unfortunately, our guide was quite hard to understand. Parking prices are comparable with a city like Salzburg (Austria), 1.5 euro for one hour on P2 (35 Czech Krone).

  • Nice place, worth a visit. When you visit the museum and you're a tall... Mind your head, there are no signs and I bumped my head pretty hard over there.

  • 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.

  • A picturesque UNESCO listed ancient town with great viewpoint from the tower. Such a beautiful place to visit. Nice hikes around the old town and the hills up to the castle. It was sunny in the afternoon we were there.

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