Bohemian, Moravian, Silesian
The stronghold with a 36m-tall round tower was probably built by Hynek Berka of Dubé in the second half of the 14th Century. Since the 17th century it started to deteriorate. There are many legends about robber knights connected with the stronghold. In the 19th Century, it was often depicted by painters as a romantic ruins.
Between 1911 and 1918, it was romantically modified and re-Gothicized by Jan Špaček of Starburg, the last private owner of Kokořín. The building has an elongated ground plan and a 38m-tall tower with a stone helmet. On a staircase leading to the tower, we can find painted emblems of noblemen. In the palace, there are exhibited historical weapons, ceramics and period furniture. There is a sightseeing gallery running along the walls. There are many legends connected to a partially buried well.
The stronghold is opened from April to October, a guided tour lasts 1 hour. The path leading to the stronghold is marked with blue tourist signs. Parking is available in the nearby Kokořínský důl.
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