Konopiste Castle

Prague , Narodni Street 38., Czech Republic

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Activity duration:
  • Half-day afternoon
Activity for:
  • Families
  • Couples
  • Youth
  • Seniors
Activity type:
  • Sightseeing, tours and museums

Activity Description

Come and visit the magnificent castle of Konopiste. Discover the charm of one of the most beautiful chateaux in Bohemia. Enjoy a brief bus trip from Prague into the countryside of the central Bohemian region. Find out in a day trip why this was the chosen residence of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria.

Explore the impressive castle and admire the vast and fascinating collection of historical furniture and imposing sculptures as well as the fine paintings and spectacular tapestries. Walk around the countless hunting trophies exhibited and dive into the inner chambers of the chateau.

Uncover the past of Konopiste with the knowledgeable guide and find out about the rich history of the castle since its construction in the 14th century. Admire the different architectural styles and learn about various reconstructions of Konopiste. Stroll around the estate and detect hints of the late Gothic, the late renaissance and baroque style.

Take the tour around the former home of the heir to the Habsburg throne, Archduke Franz Ferdinand, who lived in these rooms. Learn about his life and his assassination in Sarajevo in 1914, which began a chain of events that lead to the outbreak of World War I.

Inspect the enormous collection of weapons Franz Ferdinand’s family amassed and discover why Konopiste is one of the most important and interesting castles in central Europe. Conclude the tour with a walk around the large park and the majestic garden area, before returning to Prague.

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Starting point:
Narodni street 38. - Prague - CZ
Please ensure you arrive at the meeting point at least 15 minutes prior to the tour start time.

End point: Same as starting point

Guiding options
Guiding type: Guide

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