The Hluboka castle (also known as Frauenberg castle) lies on a hill overlooking the city of Hluboká nad Vltavou in the south of the Czech republic, about 10km north of Ceske Budejovice. It is one of the most beautiful castles in the Czech republic. The castle is surrounded by a beautiful and carefully choreographed park covering the area of 58 hectares. It was originally founded as a royal castle in the 13th century by the Czech King Premysl Otakar II and was modified four times over the course of the centuries. The current neo-gothic Tudor appearance dates back to 1871, when the Schwarzenberg family, who had owned the castle since 1661, remodeled it according to the royal Windsor Castle.

01 Main street in Hluboka 02 Church tower 03 Flower bed 04 Castle and park 05 Flower beds and castle
06 Flower beds and castle 07 Hluboka nad Vltavou castle 08 Hluboka nad Vltavou castle 09 Tower 10 Access to the inner court 11 Inner court facade with stained glass windows 12 Inner court facade with stained glass windows
13 Inner court 14 Inner court 15 Inner court facade with stained glass windows 16 Inner court 17 Inner court 18 Stained glass window
19 Winter riding school 20 Flower beds and castle 21 Flower beds and castle 22 Hluboka nad Vltavou castle 23 Castle and park
24 Castle and park 25 Tower 26 Hluboka nad Vltavou castle 27 Castle park 28 Castle park 29 Castle park
30 Glass house 31 Winter garden 32 Winter garden 33 Castle park 34 Pink roses
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