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Castle Loket

Loket castle is an Romanic-Gothic fortress. It has been build in second half of the 12th century by czech kings as and stronghold watching the merchant path from Czech kingdom to Bavaria (today Germany). It is one of the most well-kept and oldest castle in Czech republic. In year 1319 A. D. young prince Wenceslas, later emperor Charles IV., was imprisoned here for two months. He was only three years old! In year 1434 A. D. emperor Zikmundpledge the castle to his chancelor Kašpar Šlik. The Šlik family hold the castle for more then hundred years and rebuilt the castle into representative estabilishment. During the 19th and 20th century the castle was going to the dogs, until it become city property again. From 1993 it is once again opened to the public. Today You can visit not only the building itself but also exhibition about torture law in Czech kingdom in the Middle Ages, exhibition of pottery, which has been produced by local pottery factories or exhibition of historical weapons.

Opening time – every day:

november- may 9.00 a.m. – 3.30 p.m.
april – october 9.00 a.m. – 4.30 p.m.


Price with guide:

adults 90,- Czk
children, students 60,- Czk
rentiers 75,- Czk


Price with text:

adults 80,- Czk
children, students 45,- Czk
rentiers 60,- Czk


There are possibilities to visit castle with guide also besides the opening hours, You can arrange wedding on castle, rent representative hall of the caslte for Your action such as party, medieval feast or conference.


Castle Loket and Surrounding

Castle Loket

Castle Loket

Castle Loket

Castle Loket

Castle Loket

Castle Loket