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Hrad Rožmberk (Rosenberg Castle)

Hrad Rožmberk (Rosenberg Castle) Review

This sprawling castle overlooks the Vltava River, about 20 km (12 mi) south of Český Krumlov. Inside, on the main tour, you'll see a mix of Romantic and Renaissance interiors; portraits of crusaders; and the Rosenberg Hall, dedicated to the family's history. The second route shows the apartments of aristocrats. The English Tower is a 200-step climb, and rewards with beautiful vistas of the countryside. Buses run from Český Krumlov's main depot, but are infrequent on weekends. Legend has it that the ghost of a White Lady appears from time to time.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Rožmberk nad Vltavou, Bohemia, 382 18
  • Phone: /380–749–838
  • Cost: Route 1: 180 Kč; route 2: 130 Kč; tower only: 40 Kč; combined ticket routes 1 and 2: 290 Kč
  • Hours: Nov.–Mar., Tues,–Fri, at 11 and 1, weekends 10–3 (start of last tour); Apr. and Oct., Tues,–Fri, at 11 and 1, weekends 10–3:30; May and Sept.. Tues,–Sun. 9–3:30; June, Tues,–Sun. 9–4:30; July and Aug., Tues.–Sun. 9–5.
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  • Location: Český Krumlov
Updated: 09-26-2013

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