Hluboká Castle is considered one of the most attractive sights in the Czech Republic. It is situated in the south of Bohemia in Hluboká nad Vltavou. The monumental chateau is a National Cultural Monument of the Czech Republic and it offers ample history including several reconstructions and rebuildings. At first, it was a Gothic castle in the second half of the 13th century. Thereafter it was expanded in the Renaissance Period and rebuilt in the beginning of the 18th century into a Baroque castle. It gained its current appearance in the 19th century. The romantic English royal Windsor castle became the pattern for the last rebuilding. The castle has also been surrounded by extensive superb parks since then.
The chateau premises include 140 rooms and 11 towers. It has a lot to offer, luxurious halls, splendid coffered ceilings, crystal chandeliers, elegant furniture, Gothic South Bohemian exposition or chateau kitchen with preserved facility. It has also become a popular wedding venue. The castle is open to the public throughout the whole year and offers several variations of visitation.