Gateway to the world of the Saxon Renaissance

The castle complex in BenešovnadPloučnicíin North Bohemia is a unique example of the architecture of the Late Gothic period of Vladislav II, a Renaissance hybrid known as the Saxon Renaissance, thus it rightly ranks among the most important preserved monuments of the Czech Republic. A richly furnished period exhibition documenting noble life is housed inside the three accessible castles.



Closure of heritage sites until further notice. High tourist season opening suspended

13. 3. 2020 (updated 22. 5. 2020)

Following actual measure of the Ministry of Health adopted after a meeting of the National Security Council the National Heritage Institute has closed heritage sites...


theme of the year 2018

Every year, we recall the important anniversaries of historical events and personalities, or draw attention to the topics we consider to be essential.