Karlštejn

Karlstejn Castle and Town, Czechia

Karlštejn

Karlštejn is a small market town in the Central Bohemian Region, named after the famous castle located there. The castle is obviously the most important landmark in the town, but there are also other places worth seeing in Karlštejn.

Karlstejn Castle, Central Bohemia, Czechia

Karlštejn Castle

Karlštejn Castle (hrad Karlštejn) is a large medieval castle located in the town of the same name near the capital city Prague. Karlštejn Castle is very popular among tourists and it is a perfect place for a day trip when you’re staying in Prague. It was founded by the Bohemian King and Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV in 1348. The castle was completed in 1365 and Charles IV used it for storing royal treasures, holy…