Hrad Strakonice, 386 01 Strakonice
Tel. +420 383 321 537

   The castle of Strakonice was built by an important family of Bavors who started the construction of their residence at the beginning of the 13th century. Later they donated part of the castle to the knights of the Order of St. John. In the beginning of the 15th century the knights of St. John owned the whole castle as well as the surrounding manor. The castle experience an extensive reconstruction to a representation residence of the Grand Pilliers of the Order in the 16th century, the later modifications were minor only.
   Part of the castle serves today as museum of the region of Strakonice.