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Ploskovice Castle

Local name: Zámek Ploskovice

Ploskovice Castle is a baroque residence surrounded by an 8-hectare park in the French style. A large dome dominates the rectangular body with the portico extended in front of it. The colonnade forming the palace wings is visible from the gardens side. It stands on a stone foundation, in which imitations of mountain grottoes decorated with sculptures, from which streams flow out.

The palace was built between 1720 and 1730. Its current appearance dates back to reconstruction in the second half of the 19th century. After World War I, the castle served as the summer residence of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Czechoslovakia. Currently, part of it is available for tourists. Restoration works are still underway in other rooms.

It is a rectangular late baroque building with elements of rococo decorations. Inside, ceiling paintings by Josef Navratil and sculptural decorations by Václav Levé have been preserved. The shared rooms offer furniture, glass and porcelain from the 19th century. On the first floor there is an exhibition of Czech landscape painting. During the reconstruction work, rock caves were also rebuilt. In their interiors there are artificial sources of pipes. You can also see rococo and classicistic mythological sculptures.


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    Ploskovice Castle map
    411 42 Ploskovice , Czechia