Selection of tours

The selection of tours presents the bigger part of the castle's structural development. The visitors will see the buildings and interiors from the gothic period to the late Renaissance. The tour starts in the old Black kitchen, continues in the representative chambers of the Lords of Hradec and ends in the music pavilion Rondell.

The tour shows the extended area of the construction history of the Jindřichův Hradec castle. It starts in the old but still functional Gothic kitchen, which was constructed near the Black tower at the end of the 15th century. It continues in the large Renaissance, so-called Adam's building, built up on the southern side of the castle in the second half of the 16th century. This part of the castle, full of representative spaces and luxurious chambers, was constructed and used already by the first owners Lords of Hradec, but further also by the members of the families Slavata and Černín till the middle of the 20th century.

The part of the tour in Adam's building leads the visitors especially through the very well preserved representative rooms of the lord of the house, so-called Green chambers, furnished and decorated in the 1580s. Apart from the furniture of the end of 16th and beginning of the 17th century, the most valuable are the original wall paintings and coffered ceilings from the end of 1580s. The usage and meaning of the Green chambers are also reminded with many portraits of the castle owners from the Lords of Hradec and counts Slavatas, who held the most important offices of the Czech Kingdom and who strongly influenced the economic and cultural development of the whole South Bohemian Region. 

The tour ends in the music pavilion Rondell, unique building with rich and mysterious inner decoration, rightly considered for one of the most important mannerist works of architecture in central Europe. Although Rondell as a building is one of a kind, it also belongs to a small group of the extraordinary, today just partly preserved, European buildings of the late 16th and 17th century, which were used for the most representative events of the noble courts and presentation of the so-called "Concealed music".

We hold the lunch break in October between 12 and 13 o'clock.

 

Opening hours

Period Days Hours
1. 10.-30. 10. tue–sun 10.00 – 15.15

Group The times mentioned as the end of the opening time are the beginning times of the last daily tours. We hold the lunch break in April and October between 12 and 13 o'clock.

Admission

  • Category Price
  • Adults 25-65 years 190 CZK
  • Seniors 65+ 150 CZK
  • Youth 18-25 years 150 CZK
  • Persons with disabilities with valid indentification card/certificate 150 CZK
  • Children 6-18 years 80 CZK
  • Children under 6 years free
  • Persons accompanying a disabled person free
  • Persons accompanying a school group of 15 pupils/students free
  • Tour guide accompanying a group of a at least 15 persons free
  • Free single NPÚ tickets free
  • Free family NPÚ tickets free
  • NPÚ-card free
  • „Náš člověk“-card* free
  • National Museum-card* free
  • ICOMOS-card* free
  • Journalist with press accreditation* free
  • * Offer available for cardholder only

Other tours

This tour leads through the first floor of Adam's building. It presents especially the representative lifestyle of Czech kingdom's supreme officials - Lords of Hradec, who had very high expectations on the look of their main residence. The second half of the tour shows chambers with younger - baroque and classicistic furnishings, which remember...

this tour is available today 10.00 – 16.15

4F17A2ED-8B52-4F67-8D80-EE0130BE50BE 160 CZK (full admission) 2F500991-B0F5-4AC5-9B90-2BBFBDCDFC45 Buy ticket

71B5B7E7-ACEA-4214-84EB-20FF073CEC43 duration 50 minutes

94D4AB38-6EA4-4B19-9C7F-17B845D49188 max. 30 people

Group reservation needed for groups only

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Gothic palace tour was newly furnished with many interesting exhibits, archeological finds and equipped with the new lighting lately. The tour represents, in an attractive way, the life style of the supreme chancellors, burgraves and judges of the Bohemian Kingdom, Lords of Hradec. The interiors of the Gothic Palace offer an overview of the...

this tour is available today 10.00 – 16.00

4F17A2ED-8B52-4F67-8D80-EE0130BE50BE 120 CZK (full admission) 2F500991-B0F5-4AC5-9B90-2BBFBDCDFC45 Buy ticket

71B5B7E7-ACEA-4214-84EB-20FF073CEC43 duration 70 minutes

94D4AB38-6EA4-4B19-9C7F-17B845D49188 max. 25 people

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The Black Tower can be visited without guide. Jindřichův Hradec castle is a complex of large and expressive buildings and it isn't possible to say that the Black Tower is its dominant point, but it is certain that the tower contributes to castle's imposing look. Comparing to other observation towers the local Black Tower offers panoramic and...

this tour is available today 10.00 – 16.00

4F17A2ED-8B52-4F67-8D80-EE0130BE50BE 60 CZK, without guide (full admission) 2F500991-B0F5-4AC5-9B90-2BBFBDCDFC45 Buy ticket

94D4AB38-6EA4-4B19-9C7F-17B845D49188 max. 15 people

Group reservation not necessary

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Czernins - ambassadors, travelers, collectors. The exhibition presents the not much generally known theme - the diplomatic missions of the Czech nobility between the 17th and 20th century. Another half of the exhibition presents the charming world of the movable marionettes of the designer Stanislava Stuchlá.

this tour is available today 10.00 – 16.00

4F17A2ED-8B52-4F67-8D80-EE0130BE50BE 70 CZK (full admission) 2F500991-B0F5-4AC5-9B90-2BBFBDCDFC45 Buy ticket

71B5B7E7-ACEA-4214-84EB-20FF073CEC43 duration 0 minutes

94D4AB38-6EA4-4B19-9C7F-17B845D49188 max. 40 people

Group reservation needed for groups only

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