Cesky Krumlov State Castle

Currently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
  • Address: Zamek 59, 381 01 Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
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  • Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +420-380704721
  • Ticket Price: 250 CZK
  • Time Required: 05:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Tour, Castle, Historical Site, Theatre, Family And Kids, Architecture

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.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

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  • Cesky Krumlov State Castle Address: Zamek 59, 381 01 Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
  • Cesky Krumlov State Castle Contact Number: +420-380704721
  • Cesky Krumlov State Castle Timing: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Cesky Krumlov State Castle Price: 250 CZK
  • Best time to visit Cesky Krumlov State Castle(preferred time): 09:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Cesky Krumlov State Castle: 05:00 Hrs
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  • 83.11% of people who visit Cesky Krumlov include Cesky Krumlov State Castle in their plan

  • 84.73% of people start their Cesky Krumlov State Castle visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 5 Hrs to see Cesky Krumlov State Castle

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

57.5% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Cesky Krumlov State Castle

People normally club together Plague Column and Latran Houses while planning their visit to Cesky Krumlov State Castle.

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  • Loved walking down from the palace gardens through the many courtyards of the castle itself. We followed the "secret route" used by the mobility to go from the gardens all the way down into the town. When in the open, the views down to Cesky Krumlov down below were stunning. Many photo opportunities.

  • It is a spontaneous place to visit. The view was fascinating. I enjoyed the time walking there. Even though the weather wasn’t that good, I still loved it.

  • Beautiful grounds, but I've been to a few castles in Europe now and it just wasn't have the Majestic look to it. They've had to re-do you a lot of the original work, so that was a little disappointing also, but still beautiful. I will definitely recommend to come to this beautiful town. It was a little magical place.

  • Simply stupendous. The views, the castle, the rooms, the history, the art...all of it!! Admission fee for a guided tour is 320 kč per person. You can go for that, walk about in the garden, get lost in the maze (not much of a maze lol), take in the views of the village from one of the viewing towers, be wowed by a real life bear, help a stranger take a perfect pic...lots to do. Enjoy!

  • Special and free visit to this castle with guided tours. Magnificent views of the art exhibition, palace and castle views are pleasing to the eyes and the heart. Fantastic interiors inside the castle. Nice scenery from all the places around this spot. Wonderful construction of this castle. Beautiful place.

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