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Castle or Stage? by marekboguszak

The frontage of the castle Stirin in the dawn. The castle is about 20 km south from Prague and serves as a hotel and there is also a golf course.
At the beginning of the 15th century a fort was built at the site of today chateau. Here, King Maxmilian stayed overnight on his first journey to Prague as the sovereign in 1562. After the Thirty Years War the fort was rebuilt as a baroque chateau with a park.

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