Klatovy

Klenova Castle and Manor house

Klenová Castle and Chateau with nearby Manor House is located on a hill of the same name west of the town of Klatovy, in the Pilsen Region.  The first mention of the castle dates from 1287; at that time the castle guarded the trade route from Železná Ruda to Bavaria. The Lords of Klenová come from the castle. The palace was built in the 14th and 15th centuries, however since 17th century it is dilapidated.

Castle - Velhartice

Is the stone castle in the surroundings of Klatovy or in a broader sense of Zelezna Ruda. The castle was built at the beginning of 14th century and is situated over the village of Velhartice. If anyone comes to see it there are several interesting dominants belonging to the castle. Also, the journey is interesting as well as the valley where the same-named village is situated.

Water Castle Svihov

Is a famous ‘floating’ stone castle situated in the town of the same name near Klatovy. The castle is surrounded by water and look like floating on it. The castle consists of two residential palaces, five-level entrance tower and a chapel built on top of the bastion. There were two water moats around the castle.

Ruined Castle Rabi

During a short visit to my native city Klatovy I have made a trip to a nearby village Rabí to see the ruined castle of the same name. Even though the weather was not ideal and the sky was flat, no clouds, just fog, appearing from time to time, some pictures are really beautiful.

Klatovy Black Tower - rear view

Anyone who visits Klatovy a South Western situated city in the Czech Republic, by the way, my native city, know it’s dominant called Black Tower, placed in the top corner of ‘Namesti Miru’ or Square of the Peace. Some people also know about Catacombs. However, if I ask do you know more about this city, none of the visitors can say a word.