Sights > Castles > Jilemnice - Valdštejnský zámek
Zámek , 514 01 Jilemnice
GPS: 50° 37' 38" N 15° 36' 33" E
Tel.: +420 481 543 041
Originally a Renaissance chateau on the site of a Gothic stronghold; burned down in 1646 by the Swedes, renovated in 1716 by the Harrach family. Remodeled in the pseudo-Renaissance style at the end of the 19th century. The exhibition covers the fields of ethnography, the history of skiing in the Czech lands, a collection of nativity scenes, a collection of coats-of-arms of the undertakers’ guild, a an art gallery. Among the exhibits is also the unique mechanical Metelka nativity scene, as well as the finest linen fiber in the world.