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  Rostjen Castle
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  • Rostjen Castle - Telc
      Rostjen Castle
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      Rostjen Castle garden
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  • Rostjen Castle - Telc
      Rostjen Castle
    by balhannah

Just 9kms from Telc, we came across the Rostjen Castle. We could see it sitting high on the hill, amongst the Forest. We found some signs to it, and just followed the road to the end!

This is another Gothic Castle, later rebuilt into a Renaissance hunters' residence with a game park surrounding the Castle. The game park no longer exits, being closed in 1902.

This Castle was destroyed by fire in 1915, and left in ruins until 1958, when restoration began. There is a 28metre high tower for fit people to climb and enjoy the views!
It now is a museum containing history of the Castle and surrounding countryside, plus a botanical garden. It had some very important owner's that we had come across on our travels of the Czech Repbulic. They were the Lords of Hradec and the powerfull Lichtenstein's.
This Castle would be one that didn't impress me much!

If you like your food, then you may want to come to the historical feast, annually held in the castle courtyard as well as traditional Jazz Festival.

April - September : Saturdays and Sundays open, Mondy closed
9.00 - 12.00 & 1-4PM
May: 9.00 - 12.00 & 1-5PM
June - August: 9.00 - 6PM
September: 9.00 - 12.00 & 1-4PM

ADMISSION......Adults.....60czk......Children 30czk
It is free to wander around and look at the gardens. There was a cafe where meals were being served.
Remember....The Museum is closed for lunch!

Phone: +420 567 243 738
Website: http://www.trest.cz/?ID=71&Lang=en&kod=tipynavylet

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Nov 7, 2011
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