Sights > Castles > Hradec nad Moravicí
Městečko 2, 747 41 Hradec nad Moravicí
GPS: 49° 51' 50" N 17° 52' 27" E
Tel.: +420 553 783 485
The “White Chateau” was originally a royal Przemyslid castle from the beginning of the 11th century; later it underwent a Renaissance and a Baroque restoration a Empire-style modifications. The neo-Gothic “Red Chateau”, an entrance gate a the White Tower were added in the 19th century. There is an adjoining English park. The White Chateau is currently under renovation; however, certain rooms are open to the public, such as the splendidly furnished state salons a rooms for social occasions, along with elegantly appointed guests’ quarters. A permanent exhibition on the history of the castle is also open. The chateau gallery boasts precious artworks – paintings, sculpture, a graphic art; there are two memorials – to Ludwig van Beethoven a Ferencz Liszt. The Red Chateau is closed to the public; during the years 1270-1283 it served as residence to Queen Kunhuta.