Krivoklat Castle in the Czech Republic

Krivoklat Castle panorama

Krivoklat Castle dominates the small village of Krivoklat, about 60km from Prague. With its origins in the 12th Century, Krivoklat Castle has been beautifully restored and makes an easy day trip from Prague.

Krivoklat

Krivoklat castle is visible from the train station though in this case the view is obstructed by gorgeous autumnal trees.

Krivoklat

A fifteen minute walk brings you to the castle with a ticket office on the track leading up to the main gates. If you don’t want to go inside you can walk around the grounds for free.

Krivoklat

A few hundred metres behind the castle is a stunning viewpoint from where you can take some wonderful photographs.

Krivoklat

Just above the castle there is a beautiful carp-filled pond and allows great photographs with a reflection of the church.

Practical Information
Getting there
Krivoklat castle is easy to get to from Prague. Take a train to Beroun, change there for a local train which stops in the village of Krivoklat The journey takes 83 minutes. For timetable details, have a look at the Czech timetables In the bottom right hand corner you will find a link to turn the site into English.

Information about the castle
The castle has its own website but only part of it in English. You may want a google translation of some other parts.

Somewhere to eat
We had a fantastic meal at U Jelena

Somewhere to stay
While we didn’t stay there U Jelena also provides accommodation 1000 Kc a night for 2 people, including breakfast.

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