Orlík Castle

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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 target is castle Orlik, which stands on the shore of Orlík dam north of Zvíkov. Schwarzenbergs inherited Orlik castle in 1719 alike Zvíkov. After splitting the family into two branches (1790) passed these two castles in ownership the younger branch represented by Marshal Charles I. Schwarzenberg, residing at Orlik.

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