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Duchcov - chateau

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address: nám. Republiky 9, 419 19 Duchcov
web: https://www.zamek-duchcov.cz
facebook: www.facebook.com/ST%C3%81TN%C...
e-mail: duchcov@npu.cz
phone No.: (+420) 417 835 301, (+420) 417 835 321
GPS: 50°36'7.89"N 13°44'40.7"E
215m above sea level
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Historical name:Zámek Dux
Description:
The current three-wing chateau was constructed from a 16th century Renaissance house originally held by the Lobkowicz family. The Baroque alterations to the chateau made following owners from the Waldstein family. Johann Friedrich of Waldstein first commissioned French architect Jean-Baptiste Mathey (architect of the Troja Palace in Prague, whom he had summoned from Rome) who worked here from 1675, and then from 1714 František Maxmilian Kaňka, who designs included a unique Baroque garden, which was... more information

Don’t miss the four newly restored rooms in the chateau’s Billiard Wing with original wall paintings from the Baroque and Rococo period, or the armchair that Casanova died in, or Napoleon’s glove in the Wallenstein Chateau Museum.

Categories: chateau, museum, park
Certificates and membershipsTourist stamp
National cultural monument
Style composition: baroque (70%), classicism / empirical (30%)
Services: barrier-free WC, event planning and hosting, night-time walking tours, Occasional concerts, sale of novelties and souvenirs, sale of specialised literature, sale of tourist cards, sale of tourist stamps, space available for rent, WC, weddings and other celebrations
Languages spoken: Czech, English, German
Accepted forms of payment: Czech korunas in cash, Diners Club, Discover Card, EuroCard / MasterCard, JCB, Maestro, VISA, VISA Electron, V Pay
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First year open to the public:1960
Date of construction:1570

Tours / exhibitions

1st tour - Waldstein

Description:History of the Wallenstein family, their collector's and patronage activities - the grand staircase, the main hall with a gallery of ancestors and six Wallenstein chateau picture gallery rooms.
Open to public: Wheelchair Access :NoPhotography allowed:YesVideo cameras allowed:No
Languages:tour guide (Czech, German), printed guide (Czech, English, French, German, Russian)
Exhibition specialization:ancient art, baroque a Rococo art, Dutch painters, furniture / interior furnishings, gothic art, heraldry, paintings / drawings / graphic design, regional history, renaissance art, sculpture, tapestries / Gobelin tapestries, the Church / liturgical objects, visual arts
Minimum / maximum number of people per guide2/45

2nd tour - Casanova

Description:Life at the chateau during the time when Giacoma Casanova and Count Joseph Carl Emanual Wallenstein stayed here - the grand staircase, anterooms, corridors with an exposition of graphics from the 17th and 18th century, the Wallenstein museum, billiard's hall, chateau servants' room, museum of Giacomo Casanova.
Open to public: Wheelchair Access :PartiallyPhotography allowed:NoVideo cameras allowed:No
Languages:tour guide (Czech, English, German), printed guide (Czech, English, French, German, Russian)
Exhibition specialization:archaeology, baroque a Rococo art, ceramics, curiosities, furniture / interior furnishings, heraldry, literature, military / weapons / fortification, museum administration, music / musical instruments, photography, regional history, tapestries / Gobelin tapestries, timepieces, visual arts
Minimum / maximum number of people per guide2/45

Baroque Prince garden

Description:Text description available in various languages: Česky
Open to public: Wheelchair Access :PartiallyPhotography allowed:YesVideo cameras allowed:Yes
Exhibition specialization:landscape architecture / gardens, regional history, sculpture

3rd tour - Reiner's frescoes

Description:The tour trail presents various forms of the chateau gardens, the significance and liquidation of the Baroque hospital and fates of Reiner§s frescoes which were transferred from the hospital church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary
Open to public: Wheelchair Access :PartiallyPhotography allowed:NoVideo cameras allowed:No
Languages:tour guide (Czech), descriptions (Czech)
Exhibition specialization:architecture / urbanism, baroque a Rococo art, history of the 20th century, lapidarium, paintings / drawings / graphic design, regional history, restoration / conservation / preparation, sculpture
Minimum / maximum number of people per guide2/45

Gallery Giacomo

Description:Periodic seasonal exhibitions.
Open to public: Wheelchair Access :YesPhotography allowed:YesVideo cameras allowed:Yes
Minimum / maximum number of people per guide?/45
Description:Text description available in various languages: Česky Deutsch
Open to public: Wheelchair Access :YesPhotography allowed:NoVideo cameras allowed:No
Languages:descriptions (Czech, English, German)
Exhibition specialization:archaeology, architecture / urbanism, ceramics, clothing / textiles / accessories / lace / shoes, regional history, sculpture, theatre / stage design
Minimum / maximum number of people per guide2/45
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The nearest place for swimming

6 km

covered swimming pool for the public

Lom

Nearest restaurant
Valdštejn
142 m

Valdštejn

restaurant

Duchcov

Nearest information centre
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