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Konopiště Chateau

Archduke Franz Ferdinand d’Este, heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, is famous for being dead – it was his assassination in 1914 that sparked WWI. But the archduke was an enigmatic figure who avoided the intrigues …
Czech in Konopiště

Stará Myslivna

Vegetarians might want to steer clear of this unashamedly old-fashioned Czech restaurant set in a character-filled, 19th-century gamekeeper's lodge adorned with hunting trophies, ranging from bearskins and boars' he…
Museum in Konopiště

St George Museum

This museum, housed beneath the southern terrace of Konopiště Chateau, is testament to one of Archduke Franz Ferdinand’s obsessions: St George. Here he collected scores of renderings of the mythical dragon-slayer in…