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Jansky Vrch Castle

Local name: Zámek Jánský Vrch

Jansky Vrch Castle stands on a rock above the small town of Javornik. Until 1945 it was the property of Wrocław bishops. Currently it is open to the public. It is a building bearing the features of the Baroque style. The interiors are furnished in the spirit of the 19th century. The paintings in the music room, former utility rooms and the neo-Gothic castle chapel have survived.

The first castle in Javornik was built in the 11th century. At the beginning of the fourteenth century, it became the property of the Wrocław bishops and became their summer residence. Over time, it was transformed from a Gothic fortress into a residential residence. Its current shape is due to reconstruction from the 18th century. The castle consists of a chapel finished with a semicircular presbytery and topped with a low clock tower and a residential part that adjoins it. It is surrounded by picturesque French-style gardens.

The interiors of the palace are kept in the baroque and neoclassical style. You can see original tiled stoves, period furniture and numerous handicrafts. Old instruments stand in the music room, and the walls and ceiling are decorated with baroque paintings. The chapel was rebuilt in the 19th century and is covered with a star vault. An outbuilding of the castle was also made available, including a kitchen and bathrooms from the 19th century.


Attractions inside

    Jansky Vrch Castle map
    Zámek 790 70 Javorník , Czechia