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Visit Central Moravia
Visit Central Moravia

Castles and Mansions

Castles and stately homes lure the visitors with their unique magic. Former homes of aristocracy let you peek deep into history, and reveal some of their secrets. You will be taken away by the fairy-tale interiors showing the wealth and glory of the days of old, by the legends and rich stories of the castles Bouzov, Helfštýn, or Šternberk. Learn more about the past of stately homes which give you an idea of the noble lifestyle, and let you dream in romantic parks.

The Archbishop's Palace

The Archbishop's Palace

Olomouc

The Archbishop's residence is a significant example of Baroque palace architecture in Moravia. The original Renaissance palace was built in the early 16th century.

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Bouzov Castle

Bouzov Castle

Bouzov

This romantic castle, situated in the centre of forests, attracts foreign and Czech tourists alike. Bouzov Castle is the most visited monument in Central Moravia and one of the most popular castles in the Czech Republic. It has been used as the setting for dozens of films, especially fairy tales.

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Helfštýn Castle

Helfštýn Castle

Týn nad Bečvou

Built in the early 14th century, Helfštýn Castle, one of the largest medieval castles in the Czech Republic, guards the Moravian Gate Valley.

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Šternberk Castle

Šternberk Castle

Šternberk

Šternberk Castle was founded in the second half of the 13th century, most likely by Zdeslav of Chumec and Šternberk. Further construction was carried out at the end of the 15th century under the rule of the Berks of Dubá and Lipá. In the 16th century the originally gothic castle was reconstructed in the renaissance style.

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