King of All Castles in Czech Republic

Czech Republic, a small beautiful country at the Central Europe is known for its amazing castles, palaces and chateau. Prague the capital city of Czech Republic is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. There are lots of touristic historical destinations that you can visit in Prague, including the castles.

Charles Bridge

Night view on Prague

The largest castle in world written on Guinness Book of Records is Prague Castle. It’s located near by Vltava River and the famous Charles Bridge.

Prague Castle and Charles Bridge

Prague Castle at Night

But do you know that the King of All Castles in Czech Republic belong to another castle in Liberec Region and not the Prague Castle? It’s surprising, indeed. The King of all Castles is called Bezdez Castle. A castle on the hill, around one and a half hour from Prague, this castle is not so popular among tourists.

Bezdez Castle

The main reason for why is it called as the king of all castles is that it’s not destroyed as most of the castles in Czech Republic and the style of the castle is not changed as much since the 13th century. The castle served several purposes already, such as a fortress and a monastery. Wenceslas II was imprison here together with Queen Kunhuta when he was just 6 or 7 years old.

Bezdez Castle

Bezdez Castle

Tower View, Bezdez Castle

Bezdez Castle

Courtyard of Castle Bezdez

Tower View, Bezdez Castle

The historical value of the castle is worth seeing, have you ever been there or would you like to visit the castle someday? If so, you are welcomed to read more about the castle on my blog (check my profile). How do you like the photos?

Photo credits: Insos Kampung, Petr Zamecnik.

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May 19, 2017

Babar760

To make your photos better ( and more salable ), use a graduated neutral density filter on the skies. No one like white skies.
Buona fortuna!

May 18, 2017

Aurelielemoigne

Went to Prague 3 times, it's a very beautiful city.

May 16, 2017

Ongchangwei

So beautiful, thanks.

May 16, 2017

Brigitt1

Thank you so much @Patrick57 :)

May 16, 2017

Patrick57

Great images ..shows off the castles and country really well. I particularly like the 3rd and 4th pics of Prague castle but they are all very good! Well done! :)

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