Castle Kynžvart (Schloss Königswart) 

On the way to our trip to Marienbad, we heard that the castle Kynzvart (Schloss Königswart) is not very far away from us, we decided to visit this place.

Already the drive to this castle was very beautiful, surrounded by not only a beautiful nature but many farms and modern golf club, we had a good weather and lots of fun.

We have learned a lot about family Metternich, theirs brisant story you shouldn’t miss. It is definitively a beautiful historical place worth of visit.

 

Here some information we found in Wikipedia, more you will experience only when you visit this place yourself …

Kynžvart Castle (German: Schloss Königswart) is a historic château located near Lázně Kynžvart in the Cheb District of the Czech Republic. The building’s architecture is in the neoclassical style. After extensive renovations, the castle was reopened to the public in 2000. A guided tour takes visitors through 25 rooms of the castle.

The first castle, built before 1600, collapsed. After the Battle of White Mountain during the Thirty Years’ War, the remains of the castle were confiscated and by 1630 granted to the Metternich family. From 1682 to 1691, Count Philipp Emmerich von Metternich turned the decayed ruins into a Baroque residence. From 1821 to 1836, the Austrian Chancellor Klemens Wenzel von Metternich remodeled the building in the neoclassical style with the help of architect Pietro Nobile.

The castle was confiscated from the Metternich family in 1945 by the Czechoslovak government.

The castle has a library that includes over 200 examples of incunabula, medieval manuscripts, valuable prints, scientific books, and scientific encyclopedias. In 1828, a museum was founded to display the castle’s natural science collections, coins, historical and technological curiosities, manuscripts, ancient Egyptian monuments, marble sculptures, and pieces of Oriental art.

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Mariánské lázně in summer 2017

It is late summer in Czech Republic, we have to enjoy the last warm moments here in Europe before we take off back to Dubai.  We decided to visit some friends in Mariánské lázně, the drive is about 1 1/2 hour from us, so not big deal. I was a spontaneous decision as always, weather was fantastic so why not.

 

Today we not going to tell you much about the history of this beautiful city, we believe that if you are interested, you can find anytime plenty of informations about Mariánské lázně in Internet. But this time we would like share with you this beautiful fashion quote:

“The dress should be so tight to see that you are a woman, but still too loose to see that you are a lady.”   (n.n.)

 

“Šaty mají být tak těsné, aby bylo vidět, že jde o ženu, ale přeci jen tak volné, aby bylo vidět, že jde o dámu. ”   (n.n.)

Enjoy our video.

Yours Two and half women.