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Libochovice Chateau

Libochovice Chateau is situated in a picturesque countryside surrounded by hills of České Středohoří. In the middle of the 16th century the house of Lobkowicz founded a Renaissance chateau at the original place of old Gothic keep.

Informace

In the middle of the 16th century the house of Lobkowicz founded a Renaissance chateau at the original place of old Gothic keep. After the devastating fire in 17th century new owners raised a majestic baroque chateau at the river bank of Ohře. The oldest preserved part is a gothic tower, interior fittings responds the development of aristocratic elegance – from Renaissance to the 20th century. Famous legend says that local mirror has the power of rejuvenation. French garden is situated in front of the main facade and park surrounds the other side of the chateau complex. The connecting section with the courtyard is provided by a bizarre hall with exhibited alligator, ceilings tiled with shells and sea monsters reliefs. You can also find here two fountains decorated with sculptures and large quantity of plants imported by former owners from exotic Asian and African travels.

Address

Libochovice National Chateau

www.zamek-libochovice.cz
zamek.libochovice@usti.npu.cz,
Tel.: +420 416 591 443

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