The Karlstejn Castle was founded by King Karel IV of Bohemia and the Holy Roman Emperor in 1348 as his private residence and a safekeeping treasury for the holy relics and imperial crown jewels.
Kost Castle is surrounded by thick forest landscape. The word ‘Kost’ in Czech translates to ‘Bone’ in English; the castle was named as its walls were considered to be as thick and impenetrable as bones.
Talk about fairy tales and this castle is the answer. One of the most beautiful chateau in Europe this castle is a must visit for everyone looking for a little romance in modern times.
The Castle offers 6 different tour routes to choose from.