Castles

Castle Kost

Kost was originally built after 1371, probably by Benes of Wartenberg, who had the long hall and tower erected as a defensive stronghold.

Houska Castle

Houska Castle is an early Gothic castle, 47 km north of Prague, in the Czech Republic. It is one of the best preserved castles of the period.

Trosky Castle

The picturesque area called The Czech Paradise is dominated by the remarkable ruin of Trosky Castle. The castle has two towers, the eastern one is called The Virgin and the western one The Crone.

Valdštejn Castle

Valdštejn, considered to be the oldest castle in the Bohemian Paradise, was established approximately around 1260 by Jaroslav of Hruštice from the Markvartic family who were the ancestors of the lords of Valdštejn.