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Konopiste Castle

Konopiste 600

Duration: 5 hours

Price for group tours: 35 Euro/person

Konopiste Castle is one of the most famous monuments of the Czech Republic. Great fame it gained due to its interior, beautiful English garden, and a rich collection of porcelain, glassware, furniture, tapestries, paintings, also to one of the richest and unique medieval collections in Europe of hunting weapons and hunting trophies. The last owner of the Konopiste Castle was Frantisek Ferdinand, the successor of the Austrian imperial throne, who lived there in 1887-1914. He founded and assembled a collection of so called St .George and placed it in the form of a greenhouse under the South Terrace. In 1900, the collection consisted of 3750 pieces of art dating from 15th– 19th centuries.