Cesky Krumlov State Castle, Cesky Krumlov

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  • Address: Zamek 59, 381 01 Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
  • 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
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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 Ticket 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 reach Cesky Krumlov State Castle by Public Transport

  • Walk

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Cesky Krumlov State Castle, Cesky Krumlov Reviews

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  • Beautiful castle with interesting history. I visited this castle based on a photo I came across years ago and the views on approach, inside the walls and from the tower are all splendid or beautiful in their own way. We budgeted half a day on this castle and it was just enough. There is a vast cultured garden with great sculptured fountain, and what I think is a hedge maze. And yes, there is a bear in the moat.

  • I think it's one of the most beautiful castles. The insides are magnificent. You get overwhelmed as soon as you enter the castle and the view from the top is even more astonishing. You see everything that's inside the city and everything that's happening in the city all it's people and house. It's a pleasure to live in this city alongside it's people.

  • A properly maintained medieval castle with a river flowing right through it. A nice lazy walk inside the castle and around the small town. Picturesque! Perfect for a day trip.

  • I love this place. It is so charming. I have been here already several times, but it never gets old. I hope that some parts will be renovated soon. In summer you can rent a canoe and paddle through the city... :)

  • One of the most beautiful tourist attractions in the Czech republic. Well maintained castle, great view of the old historical traditional village and the around area. Usually too crowded, many groups are visiting the place but worth visiting.

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