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Konopiste Castle: Tours & Tickets

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Founded in 1300, by the Benesovec family, this imposing castle is a magnificent example of the medieval fortification architecture influenced by the French.
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Konopiste 1 | Benešov, 256 01, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Not only the place is amazing but the collection at the castle is crazy!!! Our guide was super friendly and I think they take care of the place perfectly

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Sohnee83
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice lake near the castle and excellent morning walk, or a great for morning run. Castle is very nice as well.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank David D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a local friend who could drive us on a day trip from Prague so we chose Konopiste and Lidice. We took the little train from the parking lot to the castle, but walked back since you couldn't rely on the train coming at...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Sharon G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A picturesque drive to a quaint Castle surrounded by lush vegetation , a large lake , a meticulous rose garden , peacocks , deer and even a bear . Great outdoor coffee shop within the courtyard . Mushroom picking within the forest a fabulous experience...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank HarshaNaran
Reviewed 2 July 2019 via mobile

Adam’s tour of the private rooms and hunting galleries of the castle was simply top notch and definitely worth more than 5 stars! Impeccable English, full of interesting information, not the least boring even for a minute but not hyperbolic. Adam was also graciously patient...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank custardpudding
Reviewed 24 June 2019

The castle is not too far from Prague and made for a nice easy day trip. It is just one train ride, one bus ride, and a short walk to the castle. There are multiple tour options, we opted for the one including all the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank KOVH
Reviewed 16 June 2019 via mobile

This review is only of the exterior of the castle! They do not offer English tours that I saw, so I wasn’t prepared to pay the small price to tour inside. There are no elevators inside so a lot of stairs to climb. Walking up...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 1 June 2019

The castle is around an 1 hour traveling from Prague. You can take the train and then you will have to walk around half an hour. The castle is just wonderful and is a must-see place. It is better to book the tickets for the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Vasilka S
Reviewed 25 April 2019

We took a train from the main train station in Prague to the town near the Konopiste Castle and walked the 2 km from the town to the Castle at Konopiste 1 | Benešov, 256 01, Czech Republic. On our return to the train station...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank AptosAmy
Reviewed 2 February 2019

Wonderful castle with an interesting (relatively recent) history. Lots of period artifacts to see (maybe too many). The tour was OK. The restaurant was fine and we enjoyed some local dishes and beer.

Date of experience: October 2018
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daisyCalifornia
12 October 2017|
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Response from vikingo47 | Reviewed this property |
No problem with parking, well, I do not know in high season. The train which can take you up there we did not see until we were back after visiting. A stop slightly up the hill was not very informative unless you speak... More
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