The historical interior of the Lower Castle includes the Knights’ Hall with a remarkable panelled ceiling, a picture gallery, an armoury, and a hangman’s house. Presided over by its castle on the promontory, Rožmberk’s central square contains the Church of St. Nikolaus (first built in 1271 and rebuilt in the 15th century) and numerous 17th- and 18th-century townhouses. Take a drive or plan a spring bike trip along the beautiful, tree-lined banks of the Vltava from Český Krumlov to Rožmberk (23 km), then stop for a relaxing lunch at one of Rožmberk’s riverside pubs and watch the antics of the river rafters. If you’re inclined to make a longer outing of it, you can paddle your own canoe. There are plenty to hire and many shady campsites along the way.
Travel time from Prague Hotel to the castle Rožmberk nad Vltavou 2hr is 45min.
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Tip: When going to Rožmberk Castle, you can stop in Cesky Krumlov.
Rožmberk nad Vltavou
Rožmberk nad Vltavou is almost like a mini Český Krumlov. It has a smaller castle built on the rock cliffs that overlook the river and the small town. This is the starting place for a day’s canoe trip down the Vltava River to Český Krumlov.
For more information regarding Rožmberk Castle, visit the official website.
Rozmberk is a large fish pond in the South Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic, next to the town Třeboň. Its area is 4.89 square kilometres, and its maximum depth is 12.3 m, making it the largest pond of Central Europe.
The pond was designed and built under the guidance of Jakub Krčín, working for the Bohemian aristocratic family House of Rožmberk, and it is named after that family. The work was finished in 1590. At this time, many fish ponds were established throughout South Bohemia.