Opening hours

Opening hours:

February and March from 10 am to 4 pm. Only on Saturdays and Sundays, I. tour and greenhouse.

April and October from 9 am to 4 pm. Only on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays. On weekdays only for pre-announced bookings with at least 10 persons.

May, June and September daily except Mondays from 9 am to 5 pm.

July and August daily from 9 am to 5 pm.

November and December (until 18.12.), From 10 am to 4 pm. Only on Saturdays and Sundays, I. tour and greenhouse.

The starts of tours are determined by the cashier and may be irregular.

Tours frequency (start of tours):

The starts of tours are determined by the cashier according to the operational possibilities and interest of the visitors. Tours can start at intervals among 15 minutes to 1 hour.

1. Representative rooms (basic tour)

Period Days Hours
1. 11.-18. 12. sat–sun 10.00 – 16.00

The representative halls are located on the ground floor of the chateau – they served as venue for social events, balls etc.

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2. Private Princely apartments (basic tour)

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The private princes´ apartments on the first floor of the chateau served the princely family until 1945. Between 1950´s and 2001 there were exhibits of the Agricultural Museum. Since 2001, the apartments have been redecorated with original inventory according to historical listings and form a...

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3. Children's room & Museum of marionettes

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The princes´ and princesses´ children rooms and Milan Knížák´s puppet museum are located on the second floor of the chateau.

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4. Grotta - artificial baroque cave

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An artificial Baroque stalactite cave in the chateau´s cellar.

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5. Greenhouse

Period Days Hours
1. 11.-18. 12. sat–sun 10.00 – 16.00

Greenhouse - was build 1843-45 to Georg Wingelmüller`s design.

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6. Minarett

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The Minaret, also known as the Turkish Tower is a building constructed on the axis of the chateau. This attractive spire was built by Alois Josef I. according to architect Josef Hardtmuth´s plans at the turn of the 18th and 19th century. It is an exceptional construction of this type in Europe and...

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7. Minaret halls

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The newly restored halls are located on the first floor of the minaret and are open to public

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8. John's Castle (basic tour)

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The castle was built next to a game reserve in a place surrounded from three sides by the river Dyje. It served as a hunting lodge – a gathering place before the hunt and the place of celebrations at the end of the hunting season. Rich banquets were held here after the hunts during which the king...

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