28 Castles and chateaux
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Jarom!#ice
nadRokytnou
Reason to visit
The well-travelled and educated
art patron Jan Adam of Questenberk
decided in the late 17th century to create
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of this monumental Baroque chateau
surrounded by a French garden with
music, which he also actively performed.
He accepted into service only those who
could play a musical instrument or sing.
Of historical interest
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at the chateau and had its debut here
in 1730. It was written by the famous
Baroque composer and court band
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a wealth of musical and theatrical events
at the chateau.
Tip: You can taste the quality
Moravian wines from the local wine
shop in the romantic garden
or beneath the historical vaulting
of the chateau cellar.
The chateau’s interiors reflect
the artistic orientation of its owner.
An integral part of the representative
area of the chateau are a theatre,
a music and dance hall, a library
and a gallery.
V–IX Tuesday–Sunday,
IV and X weekends and public
holidays.
Peter Dvorsk(
International Music Festival (VIII).
Nám!stí Míru 1
675 51 Jarom!#ice nad Rokytnou
Javorník –
Jansk( Vrch
Reason to visit
This chateau on a rocky hill above
the town was for many years
the centre of education and culture
for the northernmost tip of Moravia near
the Polish border. It also is noteworthy
for its advanced technical appointments:
already at the turn of the 19th century
it had running water, and in the years
1906–1932 the interiors and the main
courtyard shone with gas chandeliers
and lamps.
Of historical interest
For 600 years the chateau
and its extensive grounds belonged
to the bishopric of what is today
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The bishops and archbishops gradually
created from the medieval castle
a monumental Baroque chateau,
which they used as a summer residence.
In honour of their patron saint,
John the Baptist, they renamed
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An interesting highlight
of the tour through the rich interiors
is the largest collection of pipes
and smoking accessories on display
in the Czech Republic. A separate tour
leads through the parts of the chateau
dedicated to the household’s day-to-
day operation.
V–IX Tuesday–Sunday,
IV–X weekends and public holidays.
Státní zámek
790 70 Javorník
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