Karlštejn Castle – History and Photos
Karlštejn Castle is one of the most places near by Prague. If you are visiting Prague for more than 4 days you should definitely visit Karlstein! and hike around the castle! it’s beautiful colourful and easy hiking road!
History of The Castle
It was established by the Czech king and Roman emperor Charles IV as a place to store the royal treasures, collections of holy relics and the crown jewels. The very impressive layout of the castle buildings from the settlement outside the castle walls right up to the Imperial Palace and the towers rising over it will captivate you with their ingenuity. In the castle Chapel of the Holy Cross, you will then merely contemplate the pictures of Master Theodoric in silent wonder. Set out for the most-visited castle in the Czech Republic and discover the treasures it has hidden for centuries! (wikipedia.com)
Karlštejn Castle and Hiking Road Photos