Visit line A - Adam's building

Visit line A leads through the first floor of Adam's building. It presents especially the representative lifestyle of Czech kingdom's supreme officials - Lords of Hradec, who had very high expectations on the look of their main residence. The second half of the tour shows chambers with younger - baroque and classicistic furnishings, which remember the epoch when the mansion was the residence of two other noble families - earls Slavata and Černín. The tour ends in the music pavilion Rondell.

The tour leads through the representative chambers of Adam's building's first floor, which was constructed during the second half of 16th century. Very valuable renaissance, the so called Green chambers with murals and coffered ceilings from 1580s are furnished with original furniture and portraits of mighty owners of the castle. The rooms remind the lifestyle and taste of all three nobel families who gradually owned the castle and the whole domain. Apart from portrait of White Lady - good spirit of family Lords of Hradec, the paintingf of famous artists decorate the walls of many chambers.

The second half of the tour shows the chambers with baroque, classicistic or empire furnishings and reminds more the family Černín and their lifestyle. As the passionate admirers of the art, they owned one of the richest artistic collections in Czech Kingdom once and some paintings presented in visit line A originate from it. Special place has certainly the monumental painting "Life of Joseph of Egypt" created by Petr Brandl in 1721. The tour ends in unique manneristic building Rondell. 

 

 

We hold the lunch break in April, May, September and October between 12 and 13 o'clock.

Basic information

  • duration 50 minutes
  • max. 40 people

Opening hours

Period Days Hours
30. 3.–21. 4. Tue–Sun 10.00–15.15
22. 4. Mon 10.00–15.15
23. 4.–30. 4. Tue–Sun 10.00–15.15
1. 5.–31. 5. Tue–Sun 10.00–16.15
1. 6.–31. 8. Tue–Sun 9.00–16.30
1. 9.–29. 9. Tue–Sun 10.00–16.15
1. 10.–31. 10. Tue–Sun 10.00–15.15
28. 10. Mon 10.00–15.15

We hold the lunch break in April, May, September and October between 12 and 13 o'clock.

Admission

Tour guided in Czech language

  • Adults 140 CZK
  • Seniors (65+), students (16 – 26), children (6-15) 100 CZK
  • Children (0 - 6) free of charge
  • Family ticket (max. 2 adults and 3 children) 370 CZK

Tour guided in foreign language - with reservation in advance only

  • Adults 210 Kč
  • Seniors (65+), students (16 – 26), children (6-15) 150 Kč
  • Children (0 - 6) free of charge

reservation needed for groups only