Svihov Castle - Great Attractions (Czech Republic)

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Take a tour of Svihov Castle in Czech Republic – part of the World’s Greatest Attractions travel video series by GeoBeats. The Svihov Castle near Pilsen is one of the youngest and most beloved castles in the Czech Republic. The castle was built in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries by a myriad of families and generations. For a period of time this castle was used as a granary and farm house, renovations began in the latter part of the 20th century to turn it back into a castle. After the 30 years war the castle was ordered to be destroyed, luckily this daunting task was put off long enough that it was eventually forgotten. Until the end of World War Two the castle was owned by an aristocratic Czech family, it is now the property of the Czech Republic. Travel back to medieval times and take a walk through history at Svihov Castle.