Daliborka

Museum in Prague Castle & Hradčany

This tower is named after the knight Dalibor of Kozojedy, imprisoned here in 1498 for supporting a peasant rebellion, and later executed. According to legend, he played a violin that could be heard throughout the castle; composer Bedřich Smetana based his 1868 opera Dalibor on the tale. You can peer into the bottle dungeon, and see a small display of torture instruments.

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