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Janův hrad castle, South Moravia, The Czech Republic

John’s Castle (Januv hrad), Lednice–Valtice Cultural Landscape, South Moravia, The Czech Republic

John’s Castle (originally Janův hrad)

The castle is locally almost known as “Janohrad” and usually no one calls it by original and correct name Janův hrad. John’s Castle was built between 1801 – 1808 as an artificial ruins by Joseph Hardtmuth’s project, yes the inventor of the pencil. By the way he projected also beautiful and romantic tower Minaret in Lednice but it is a tip for the next time. Continue reading