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Kost Castle

Jicin, Czech Republic
+420 493 571 144
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A great Castle to visit if in the area

We were staying close by and it was a lovely walk through the forest to this castle although there... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
jay h
Czech Republic
Nice castle

we visited when they had a lot of different shows - drama, fights etc.Nice self guiding tour... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
Bret S
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Jicin, Czech Republic
+420 493 571 144
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

We were staying close by and it was a lovely walk through the forest to this castle although there is paid parking if your driving. Some Interesting buildings in the forecourt and also what looks like a decent restaurant but we were a very large...More

Thank jay h
Reviewed 1 September 2017

we visited when they had a lot of different shows - drama, fights etc.Nice self guiding tour. beautiful view

Thank Bret S
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

The castle and the surroundings are really worth a visit. You can walk around the castle on the beautiful paths in the wood and wait for your guided tour. You can have lunch at the self service tavern, strange but really nice and you can...More

Thank Giovanna D
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Wending our way around the area we came across the castle. The kids could not miss a visit so we paid for the parking and then we were all dismayed to discover, after paying the entrance, that the performance was not in English. A quick...More

Thank S P
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Quite interesting visit; there was no tour per se when we went there, but a sort of mini medieval festival with people in costumes playing music, demonstrating weapons, etc. There's an area to buy food and eat outside. The scenery is also great, located near...More

Thank Marie-Lou P
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Kost is considered one of the Czech Republic's best preserved medieval castles. While other castles of the same period were allowed to fall into ruin or were significantly modified in the centuries following the medieval period, Kost has stayed intact in its medieval form to...More

Thank BeyondPrague
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Stunning architecture, well worth a visit, great parking, nice countryside drive to get there, great food to be also had in the local area.

1  Thank thaigreenlifter
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Great setting, very photogenic. No English tours which is a shame. You can buy food and drink there and there is a reasonable amount of parking. It is not well sign posted so do your research

1  Thank MarkT5162
Reviewed 3 August 2016

A beautifullwell py can store I the middle doe of nowhere. Plenty to see and do for. Lloyd he family's, a lovely little gem.

Thank Sunray7580
Reviewed 3 August 2016

great hike through the valey leading to Kost castle and a lovely restaurant right by the castle wall, making great burgers with plum chutney

Thank BlueMug_87
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