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  • basket Rabštejn - castle ruins
    Rabštejn - castle ruins. The ruins of a stronghold built around the turn of the 13th and 14th century on a jagged hilltop have probably the highest altitude of all Moravian castles (805 m). According to documents the last owners left the place at the end of the 17th century.
    Address: Oskava, Bedřichov
  • basket Bruntál - mediaeval fortifications
    Bruntál - mediaeval fortifications. Well-preserved section of fortification with bastions. Historical ramparts date back to the beginning of the 16th century.
    Address: Bruntál
  • basket Cvilín (Šelenburk, Lobenštejn) - castle ruins
    Cvilín (Šelenburk, Lobenštejn) - castle ruins. Ruins of a Gothic castle with a tall fragment of the tower and preserved fortification, cellars, and sections of the walls. The castle was founded by the Benešovic clan in the first half of the 13th century. In 1474 it was taken by Matyáš Korvín’s troops; however, it was later reconstructed. In the 16th century it became a hunter’s lodge, but by the...
    Address: Krnov
  • basket Edelštejn - castle ruins
    Edelštejn - castle ruins. Gold was mined in the region surrounding Gold Hill for some time after the end of the 13th century. Mines with rich deposits required reliable defences, which were guaranteed by Eldštějn Castle. It was founded by the Vratislav diocese and its subsequent owners were the Přemysls of Opava, followed by Jiří of Poděbrad. In 1474 it changed hands to Vratislav’s...
    Address: Zlaté Hory
  • basket Fulštejn - castle ruins
    Fulštejn - castle ruins. Ruins of a medieval castle with a tall fragment of a Gothic-Renaissance palace, with the remains of the ramparts, bastions, a cylindrical tower and foundation walls. Its history began when it was founded by Herbort of Fulme in the mid-13th century. Since the end of the Thirty Years’ War, after the attack of the Swedes, the Fulštejn name has not been...
    Address: Bohušov
  • basket Fürstenwalde - castle ruins
    Fürstenwalde - castle ruins. Scant remains of fortification and castle watchtower on the medieval border of the Opava principality. It was evidently demolished in the 15th century, when the country was at war with Matyáš Korvín’s forces.
    Address: Vrbno
  • basket Koberštejn - castle ruins
    Koberštejn - castle ruins. Castle ruins on a hillside over the valley of the Černá Opava River. Only assumptions can be made about its origins and its destruction. It may have originated as a defensive outpost on the border of the Vratislav diocese. Its destruction is connected with the battle between Jiřího z Poděbrad and Matyáš Korvín that took place in the 15th century. Today...
    Address: Jeseník
  • basket Kružberk - castle remains
    Kružberk - castle remains. The castle was apparently established by the Lords of Dolní Životice at the beginning of the 14th century. It was destroyed by the middle of the 15th century. A small part of the walls have been preserved.
    Address: Kružberk
  • basket Leuchtenštejn - castle ruins
    Leuchtenštejn - castle ruins. The remains of a tower and fortification of a medieval castle that was evidently one of the defensive outposts on the border of the Vratislav diocese in the 13th century.
    Address: Zlaté Hory
  • basket Rabenštejn - castle ruins
    Rabenštejn - castle ruins. Only a fragment of a square tower on a rock remains as the reminder of a medieval castle. Its ground plan is relatively small, making it likely that Rabenštejn was only an outpost of nearby Veisenštejn. In addition to this, it was evidently part of the line of castles on the border of the Vratislav diocese, built in the mid-13th century.
    Address: Vrbno pod Pradědem
  • basket Swedish wall
    Swedish wall. The most distinct part of the Krnov fortification, which has remained preserved to the present. It was named after its enemies, who besieged Krnov during the Thirty Years War.
    Address: Krnov
  • basket Vikštejn - castle ruins
    Vikštejn - castle ruins. A large ruin of a stronghold from the first half of the 13th century built on the steep bank of the Moravice river. It was plundered in 1474 and blown up by the Emperor’s troops in 1648, but always reconstructed again. It was abandoned only at the end of the 18th century; it is documented as desolate in 1775.
    Address: Vítkov, Podhradí
  • basket Adolfovice - remains of a fortress
    Remains of a medieval fortress on a hillock overgrown with a beech forest
    Address: Bělá pod Pradědem, Adolfovice
  • basket Alfrédka - former mountain chalet
    Originally a mountain chalet, which burnt down and only remnants of the foundation can be found. Alfredka belonged among the oldest well-known hunting chalets in the Jesenik Mountains.
  • basket Burkvíz (Luginsland) - castle remains
    Little remains of this castle with a vague history. Archaeological discoveries date its origins back to the 14th or 15th century. A moat and ramparts border the circular ground plan where some brickwork still remains.
    Address: Město Albrechtice
  • basket Drakov - castle remains
    Remains of a guard castle on a rather small, remote block of rock on the left bank of the Cerna Opava River, nearby Drakov. Only terrain signs, primarily stone work rock and regular, rectangular shaped cut space on the surface of the rock.
    Address: Heřmanovice
  • basket (Hrad Burkvíz) - ruins
    Address: Hošťálkovy
  • basket Malá Štáhle - fortress ruins
    Considering the way it looks and its location, the castle could have served as a defensive fortress guarding the crossing point on the Moravice River, situated on what was most probably once a historical road joining Silesia and Moravia, more precisely Bruntál and Uničov already in the 13th century.
    Address: Malá Štáhle
  • basket Moravský Beroun - castle remains
    Small remains of a castle situated on a distinct elevation in the western part of Moravian Beroun, on the so-called Cross Hill.
    Address: Moravský Beroun
  • basket Pustý zámek (Veisenštejn) - castle remains
    Ruins of what was evidently a 13th century military outpost, protecting the border of the Vratislav diocese. The castle stood atop the steep rocky shores of White Stream. Today, the discernible remains of structures and fortification walls can be seen on this spot.
    Address: Vrbno pod Pradědem
  • basket Quinburk (Sokolí) - castle ruins
    Medieval remains of what was most likely a gatekeepers’ castle on the border of the Vratislav diocese. The architect used elements of the rocky terrain as a natural defence system. Distinct peripheral walls and individual towers are part of the castle’s ground plan.
    Address: Vrbno pod Pradědem
  • basket Rešov - castle ruins
    The castle was most probably built in the second half of the 13th cnetury. It was located on the border of the manor, bishopry and private property. Considering the assumed guard and protective functions, it was most probably built on the incentive of a the manor owner. In the 14th century, the entire surroundings belonged to Rabštejn, and at the time...
    Address: Horní Město, Rešov
  • basket Ruin of St. Anne's Chapel
    Preserved chapel with a tower and enclosure wall in the abandoned settlement Hutov.
    Address: Jiříkov
  • basket Šternek - castle ruins
    Of the former medieval stronghold of unknown history today remain only ramparts and parts of the external walls, and a moat carved in the rock.
    Address: Leskovec nad Moravicí
  • basket Strálek - castle remains
    Strálek was established on the borderland of the property of the Olomouc bishop some time around 1280. The history of the castle was not very famous and did not last very long. Relatively early on, around 1320, it was already seized and partially burnt down for unknown reasons, and completely abandoned in the 2nd half of the 14th century.
    Address: Rýmařov
  • basket Zátor - castle remains
    Sparse ruins of walls and a defensive moat are the only remains of this 14th century castle. Matyáš Korvín’s soldiers put an end to its existence in 1474.
    Address: Zátor
  • basket Ruins of St. Mary's Chapel
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