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CZ, Becov nad Teplou – St Maurus Reliquary
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Published: 3.12.2015

Preserved Gothic castle compound is the main landmark in the town. It sits on a rock which will get closer once you are on your way. Becov, a castle and chateau at once, has seen vast renovation works since 2002. In 2018, the last stage will be finished. St Maurus Reliquary, one of the most precious gems in Czech Republic is stored in a chamber adjusted to have constant temperature. An hour-long lecture tells on its history and discovery. Regarding architecture, there is a fabulous garden to the chateau internally separated into six terraces. The garden is joined with the castle garden.

 

Text and photo: Monika Babická

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