This originally stone stronghold of the noblemen of Janovice, protected by a moat, was gradually converted into a manor house in the Renaissance style, becoming the seat of the Votice branch of the counts of Vrtba in the 17th and 18th centuries. The last major reconstruction occurred in the mid 19th century, when the château received its current, neo-gothic look.
Do you know what a classroom looked like in times when our grandmas and grandpas went to school? What were the conditions that people lived in and what instruments and farming technology they used? Come to Kamberk and see
The JAWA Factory Museum Konopiste presents representative samples from the history of the JAWA make of motorcycles, using machines on display as well as historical documents, and employing large screen audio-visual presentations in the Czech, English and German languages. Another significant theme of the museum is the documentation of the racing successes of Czech motorcycle makers during the 20th century, with unique exhibits, trophies and historical documents.
FAMILY MUSEUM OF ENAMEL Various enamel ware accompanies people in their lives since the mid 19th century. In our museum, you can find the daily-used objects as well as curiosities. The collection features samples of the majority of the Austrian-Hungarian and later Czechoslovak enamel factories. We are open when we are at home. Call us to check up whether we are at home.
The composer and violin player Josef Suk was born on 4 January 1874 in Krecovice near Sedlcany, on an estate built in 1895 by his father, a long-time teacher and schoolmaster in Krecovice as well as the local organ player.