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Krivoklat Castle

Krivoklat 47, Krivoklat 270 23, Czech Republic
+420 313 558 440
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First built as a hunting lodge, this castle became famous as a dungeon for political prisoners in the 12th century.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Krivoklat 47, Krivoklat 270 23, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The wooded landscape background makes the castle one of the most beautiful Czech localities. The castle has relation to one of the most succesfull monarch of Czech kingdom - Charles the 4th and his era. The castle and locality belongs to favourite turistic destinations for...More

Thank 70michalv2017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were on main tour arpund the castle interiors, it was interesting not knly for adults, but also for kids. Liked it very much!

Thank Irina M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The inside of this castle is basically non descript rooms, not much to see and certainly nothing exceptional. Nothing negative, just not remotely worth the trip from Prague. The outside is pretty as a picture though..

Thank NJ-Eric
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

Krivoklat is a medieval castle that mixes different architecture styles, became a place of various important events in Bohemian and European history and has a breath-taking view on village below. I wish I had such a library as the one in this castle. Fun fact...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2018

The castle is great, no doubt about it. Nevertheless, lorries driving, contractors working, movie being made in the castle rooms for some series, noise from many sources, but restaurants closed, parts of castle closed. Not a serene and quiet place. What was good and enjoyable...More

1  Thank Pete_Br_27
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

A picturesque castle nestled in a forest. Full of history, it dates to the 12th century. It is a beautiful and easy walk just reaching it, a lovely path through the gates and into the courtyard, surrounded by balconies. Only about an hour from Prague,...More

2  Thank AdventurousRetirees
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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Nice castle, good trip if you want to go out of Prague! 1h 10 min driving.. nice walk in the woods as well! Don't miss the view point!

Thank Jan K
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

This castle is easy to visit in a day trip from Prague, although is not as easy to get to as Karlstejn. To get to Krivoklat, you take a train to Beroun and then switch trains for Krivoklat. The journey takes about one and a...More

1  Thank KG_TXtraveler
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

We visited Krivoklat Castle in August. It was easy to park for 50 CZK under the castle with easy walk to it. We have enjoyed tour around whole castle. The tour was interesting and guide was informative.

1  Thank Kleopetra
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

This is one of the oldest castles in Czech republic and at the same time very well conserved. It does worth to be visited and spend the week end there. The yard can be accessed paying a ticket of 60czk, there you can visit a...More

1  Thank Simone S
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daisyCalifornia
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smhecht14
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Response from Michael K | Reviewed this property |
To go to Krivoklat, buy the train ticket at Hlavni Nadrazi (Praha hl.n.) in Prague for Krivoklat. You have to switch trains at Beroun. The train from Prague to Beroun takes 40 min. Then in Beroun switch to a local train... More
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