Renaissance chateau Horní Branná, Czech republic
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61
N 50° 36.608 E 015° 34.051
33U E 540154 N 5606625
Quick Description: Chateau Horní Branná
Location: Liberecký kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 7/31/2011 8:20:16 AM
Waymark Code: WMC6A8
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:
Renaissance fortress / castle was founded in 1582 by Zdenek of Wallenstein. The building was the highlight of architectural art of this time.
John Amos Comenius (visit link) lived here before leaving the Czech. During the era of Thirty Years War the castel belonged the Wallenstein family (visit link) .
During the war, the castle burned and destroyed. After the war, the mansion bought the Harrach family (visit link) . After 1945 the castle belonged to manage state institution. Since 1954 the castle belongs to the municipality Horní Branná. The castle houses a museum John Amos Comenius.
Date of origin:: 1582

Style: Late Renaissance (ca. 1580–1620)

Web site of the object (if exists): [Web Link]

Type of building (structure): Chateau or castle

Architect(s): Not listed

Address: Not listed

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