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Svihov castle

Svihov castle

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Svihov is one of the youngest Czech castles. It was constructed at the turn of the 15th and the 16th centuries by Puta Svihovskz of Rzzmberk. After Puta’s death in 1503, his sons, who invited a famous architect Benedict Ried to take part in the construction project, proceeded with the completion of the fortress. After the Svihovsky family, the family of Kavka of Ricany took over the castle in 1548; already in 1598, however, their poor property management forced them into selling the castle to the family of Cernin of Chudenice. After that came the period of the Thirty Years’ War, and the Swedish troops passed by the Svihov Castle two times, leaving it unconquered. After this war, the Habsburg Emperor Ferdinand III issued an order to demolish the castle. However, due to its permanently being put off, the demolition was luckily never carried out entirely; only part of the fortification wall was damaged. Later on, th

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