Krakovec Castle

Category: Castle

Krakovec Castle

Krakovec Castle – on a long cliff between two creeks, is one of the best examples of Bohemian castle architecture of the 14th century. The secret history of the castle also features a reference to Master Jan Hus (1370–1415). In 1414, before Hus left for a Council of Constance, he had been here as a guest of Henry Lefl of Lazany. The palace of the Krakovec castle was built as a 3-wing, 2-floor building. Some building adjustments were made in the early 16th century (late gothic windows), and in the 17th century (renaissance gables, unpreserved). The horseshoe-shaped tower in the front side of the castle core is made of rubble-stones.

 

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