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Konopiště Castle, famous mainly as a residence of Francis Ferdinand d'Este, located about two kilometers from the city centre of Benešov. Konopiště is administered by the National Heritage Institute. In its maintenance annually invests more than ten milion Czech crown.
The most visiting is one that is closer to Prague. This is true about every castle and chateau. Konopiště is one of the places, for which Praguer´s have a passion. Brides and grooms have said there so gentle like on a conveyor belt and homely tourist has a problem to do a proper photo. On Konopiště just live.
Last week, we introduce you to the town, situated on the border of Kokorín Forest and the Cesky Kras, with Horovice in Central Bohemia. Today, we invite you to Horovice castle, the main tourist attraction.
Štiřín, part of Kamenice, is the village situated close to the much better-known Velké Popovice, famous for its beer Velkopopovický kozel. But even in Štiřín it is possible to have a good local beer. Brewers in a family atmosphere of Štiřínská stodola (barn) recently started with producing of their own beer called Magnát.
Those who does not want to live in Prague but does not want to be too far away from Prague usually choose Ricany. Well, Ricany are not only a synonym for an ideal address off Prague. The city offers many things. It is a place connected to history and tradition.