Sights > Castles > Buchlov
Polesí 418, 687 08 Buchlovice
GPS: 49° 06' 27" N 17° 18' 39" E
Tel.: 0420 572 595 161
Originally a royal castle built in the Gothic a Renaissance styles, dating back to the first half of the 13th century. Some of the interiors have been adapted in the Baroque style. Visitors can view the gallery, the opening historical exhibit, an early-Gothic chapel, a so-called “black kitchen”, a library, the Knights’ Hall, residential quarters, a other rooms. The interiors are complemented with collections dating from early Gothic era to the 19th century. Natural history collections, a collection of memorabilia belonging to the physician L. Berchtold a the botanist B. Berchtold. The museum was founded as early as 1848 by the Berchtold brothers. The St. Barbara Chapel contains a crypt with the remains of the castle’s owners.