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Krivoklat Castle

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Address: Krivoklat 47, Krivoklat 270 23, Czech Republic
Phone Number: +420 313 558 440

First built as a hunting lodge, this castle became famous as a dungeon for...

First built as a hunting lodge, this castle became famous as a dungeon for political prisoners in the 12th century.

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Really nice castle

Nice castle in the middle of large woods, I have been there several times usually on some special occasion. The best was Krivoklani this October 2016

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 October 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Nice castle in the middle of large woods, I have been there several times usually on some special occasion. The best was Krivoklani this October 2016

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

If you are planning a long trip just to see this castle you'd better change your mind. It's an old castle (900 years old) very well preserved and nothing more.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

It was a scenic and somewhat long drive from Plzen to Krivoklat...just to find it is closed because they are making a movie there. Oh, well, looked interesting but also lots of scaffolding on it. So, off to Karlstejn Castle instead.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Lots of history and very good gun collection worth a visit, great view from castle on nice green hils around and in to the waley.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The drive to the castle is really nice. I was traveling during summer and the drive to Krivoklat was really relaxing and wonderful. The castle is on a small kind of hill and is called Krivoklat because of the uneven surface on which it was built on. There are tours which range from 45 mins to 90 mins. The tours... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

The castle is in the middle of a beautiful forest. We went by car and we parked it very close, near a restaurant. The rest of the way we walked. At the entrance of the castle you can find a shop with souvenirs and tickets. Also a museum. The museum is not very big but is cute and is for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Amazing castle wit massive history just love it . Definitely worth to visit with your friends or family.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Křivoklát castlle is one of the top gothic castlle located in amazing wild nature. We had a full guiding tour around the castlle. The castlle used to be a hunting residention, latter on as a prison and finally as a tourist destination. You can make many hiking tracks around or just relax there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

I visited this castle in January 2016 when there was heavy snowfall. You need to buy a tour, which are only in Czech. This was fine for me as I understand Czech but would be annoying for non Czech speakers. The best thing about visiting this castle in January was that my mum and I were the only visitors. Therefore... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Definetely worth to see. Both, adults and children should enjoy the visit. Possible to get there by car or have walking to the castle, unfortunately by asphalt road.

Thank Katarzyna Z

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