Karlstejn Castle Tour
Karlstejn castle is exceptional even among the 30.000 Czech castles,
chateaus, fortresses and palaces which one can visit.
Karlstejn is not
only historically significant but also unique in its architecture.
by the Czech King and Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV in 1348 as a robust
stronghold for the imperial crown jewels. The most sacred place of
the whole castle - the Chapel of Holy Cross - houses a collection of
128 panel paintings. The castle's current Neo-Gothic appearance dates
of the 19th and 20th century.
Its proximity to Prague and royal status
makes Karlstejn a perfect trip for those who want to get a feel
for how the kings once lived.
Karlstejn in Pictures