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Ruins of the Prácheň castle

prachen_castle_l.jpgThe small ruins of Prácheň castle are situated at the top of the hill above the Otava river. Its role acted as the Slavonic fortified settlement and finished at the end of the 13th century. In 1315 John Luxenburg gave castle privilege to Bavor III. from Strakonice and he build up new gotic castle at this place. In the middle of 16 century the new castle became an unimportant and in 1558 it was abandoned. Castle ruins are open to the public.

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