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A gothic castle from the first half of the 14th century, situated on a rocky proomontory overlooking the river Ostružná. It noe stands in ruins. a unique feature among Czech castles has been preserved here, namely an enormous stone bridge of a length of 32 metres, a width of 3 metres and a height of nearly 10 metres with four broken arches on massive piers. It connects th so-called House of paradise with the square tower called Putna. A part of the castle complex is a renaissance palace dating from 1628 to 1653. It underwent reconstruction in the 19th century. velhartice castle was popularized in Jan Neruda´s romance about Charles IV and Bušek of Velhartice.
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Renaissance palace
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Ruin of castle