Freitag, 17. September 2010

Hluboka Castle

Hluboka Castle is an excellent example of the royal ruler of a castle in Medieval times. Built in the mid 13th century, there emerged a political "sensitive" area for that time the boundary between two possessions were in today's Czech territory. Hluboka, built in the style of [Windsor] and is located in Bohemia of today's Czech Republic.

Hluboka Castle is one of the first Gothic castles in the world and was built around 1250. During the middle Ages the castle was alternately an aristocratic title and subject of the King administration. In 1562 King Ferdinand I sold Hluboka palace with the right of inheritance to the Lords of Hradec, which quite changed the castle. Hluboka has become a great example of Renaissance architecture.

Nearly a century later the possession of the island was bought by Jan Adolf Schwar...[ More on Hluboka Castle]

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