Sights > Ruins > hrad Krakovec
, 270 35 Krakovec
GPS: 50° 01' 02" N 13° 38' 21" E
Tel.: +420 313 549 302
The ruin of a castle from the late 14th century, byult by the royal foundry for Jíra of Roztoky, the Burgrave of Křivoklát. Destroyed in a 1783 fire. Architecturally unique: a number of preserved Gothic architectural elements, a half-cylindrical tower, an oriel chapel supported by a massive pillar. In 1414, the religiouls reformer Jan Hus stayed here before his departure to Constanz under the protection of Jindřicha Lefl of Lažany.