Milevsko

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The premonstratensian monastery in Milevsko is the oldest order house in South Bohemia.

The town Milevsko is located to the east of Zvíkov. There is a very interesting area of the Premonstratensian monastery with the basilica of the Visitation of the Virgin Mary. The cemetery church St. Giles is partly of romanesque origin.


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Till 1357 it was a royal castle which then changed owners. In 1514 the estate was bought by Christopher Švamberk who owned also Zvíkov Castle.

The town was founded by Přemysl Otakar II . On site Pisek castle and church participated the same building works as on Zvíkov.