Following Santini's Footprints
You will discover the unique buildings of the important architect Jan Blažej Santini Aichel at every step. Our guides look forward to helping you uncover their stories during the tour.
Discounted ticket "Keys to the Castle" (New Generation Museum + guided tour + Baroque Gallery)
Opening hours of the guided tour
The former Cistercian monastery has been transformed into the current castle of the Kinský family, but traces of the monastery's past are still very visible and determine the overall impression of the large complex. The central building is the basilica of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, which was redesigned by the builder J. B. Santini. It is worth noting the ceiling fresco in the building of the prelature, which has been preserved unchanged.
It was so pleasant to listen to our guide – Eva. Her interpretation is perfect. The castle looks very nice. The tour Following Santini’s Footprints + Baroque Gallery lasted about 1.5 hours. Even though it was raining, we enjoyed it. I also recommend visiting Zelená hora and the cemetery near the castle grounds.
What places will you visit?
- The barrier of the Convent Pond
- Convent of the former monastery
- Basilica of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary and St. Nicolaus
- Prelature oval fresco hall
- Residence of the abbot with a library
- Baroque horse stables