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Loket Castle

 

Region: Karlovy Vary and its surroundings Town: Loket

 

Loket Castle has stood on the bank of the Ohře River near Karlovy Vary since the beginning of the 13th century. The Gothic castle of Loket used to be a significant strategic place where the Czech King Wenceslas I used to welcome state visits. The Roman Emperor and Czech King Charles IV was imprisoned here during his early childhood as well and he enjoyed returning here often in his adult age. Other members of the Luxembourg family used to stay here too.

Loket Castle offers a number of interesting items. The most popular parts of the exhibition are the castle prison with an authentic exhibition of torture instruments, a museum of weapons, and a porcelain exhibition. There are also several legends relating to the castle, e.g. the legend about Gottstain - the ruler of the Loket rocks, stones and underground, the burgrave-under-a-spell, or the dragon in the castle tower.

 

 

Opening hours

Nov 1. - March 1. daily 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Apr 1.- Nov 31. daily 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
 

Admission fee

Admission Fee With Guide With Text
Adults 90 CZK/4,50 EUR 80 CZK/4,00 EUR
Children, students, seniors 75 CZK/3,50 EUR 60 CZK/3,00 EUR
Family ticket 290 CZK/14,50 EUR 240 CZK/12,00 EUR
 

Contact data

Address: Zámecká 67/10

ZIP: 35733

Phone: +420 352 684 648

Website: www.hrad-loket.cz

 
 
 
 

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