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Castle built into the cliff Sloup
Skalní hrad Sloup

address: Sloup v Čechách
phone No.: (+420) 702 096 337
GPS: 50°44'8.76"N 14°34'51.35"E
293m above sea level
Castle built into the cliff Sloup source: RS
Castle built into the cliff Sloup source: RS
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Historical name:Bürgstein, Einsiedlerstein
The castle was built probably at the end of the 13th century on a lonely inaccessible rock massive. The castle was almost impregnable because on one side it was protected by a row of ponds along the rock massive. However, the castle was conquered in the 15th century and left desolate. From the medieval structures remain only those parts carved into the rock. In 1680 the castle was inhabited by hermits who carried out some adaptations. The mysterious labyrinth of passages and rooms carved into the... more information
Categories: castle, sight-seeing location
Certificates and membershipsTourist stamp
Cultural monument
Style composition: baroque (90%), Gothic (10%)
Services: dogs welcome, sale of cycling and tourist maps of region, sale of novelties and souvenirs, sale of tourist stamps, WC, weddings and other celebrations
Languages spoken: Czech, German
Accepted forms of payment: Czech korunas in cash
Site grounds: 4000 m2
More information available at Wikipedia:
First year open to the public:1827
Date of construction:1300

Tours / exhibitions

Description:Monumental and picturesque rock Baroque area together with remains of a Medieval fortification.
Open to public: Wheelchair Access :NoPhotography allowed:YesVideo cameras allowed:Yes
Opening hours:
(GMT +1)
  • April, October Sa, Su, state and other holidays (non-working days) 9:00-16:00 (independently or with guide)
  • April, October Mo-Fr 09:00-16:00 (only to order)
  • May, September except Mo 09:00-17:00 (independently or with guide)
  • June-August Mo-Su 09:00-17:00 (independently or with guide)
  • year round all day (only to order)
Before visiting the building we recommend checking the current opening hours on the building's website or by contacting the operator by telephone.

Sightseeing time: 45 min.
Languages:tour guide (Czech), printed guide (Czech, Dutch, English, French, German, Hungarian, Polish, Russian)
Minimum / maximum number of people per guide?/45
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Weather - Liberec

today (06:20)
Occasional rain
Light rain

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The nearest place for swimming

5 km

covered swimming pool for the public

Česká Lípa

Nearest restaurant

23 m

fast food

Sloup v Čechách

Nearest information centre
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Last update: 05.09.2018 (facility operator), 06.08.2021 (portal operator) [14245][13_5428]

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