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Set out from the oldest bridge in the Czech Republic to discover a well-hidden castle.

Founded concurrently in the mid 13th century, the castle and the town form somewhat of a unit. In addition, Písek boasts the oldest preserved stone bridge in the Czech Republic. Once on it, take a look towards the castle. Can you see the entrance? Since it is you, we will give you a clue – look for an inconspicuous passage from the Large Square. The castle hides away from the world the same way as the Cistercian monks did. The monks used to influence the royal masons’ yard that supplied stone for the construction of the castle. Yet the castle could have prided itself on Charles IV always being happy to visit it. Today, one can admire the large vaulted Knights' Hall with copies of frescos from the 15th century. In the past there used to be three castle wings and three square towers. But now only a certain part has been preserved from what was once upon a time a very loyal castle Charles could always rely on...


Turistické informační centrum, Velké náměstí 113/1, 397 01 Písek 1

Web: www.pisek.eu
Tel: +420 382 201 111
GPS: 48.8108883, 14.3154881

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