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Zamek Zdar nad Sazavou

Zamek 8/8, Zdar nad Sazavou 591 02, Czech Republic
+420 602 565 309
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A Night In the Tower

We were in Zdar nod Sazavou to visit the Santini masterpiece - the church at Zelany Hora. We stayed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marshall J
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Prague, Czech Republic
Non-traditional modern exhibition, a journey thru baroque epoque with funny audioguide

Modern exhibition for 21th Century visitors. Minimalist designed show-cases, video projections... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
Michaela K
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Brno, Czech Republic
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The New Generation Museum The expositions on the ground level are dedicated to the Cistercian Order and dark Middle Ages; the upper level contains collections of exhibits from the beautiful, colorful world of Baroque. Step into the dark forest where the brave monks built their rst monastery. Experience one day in the life of a monk or discover the beauty of Cistercian artworks. Thanks to the kaleidoscope, you will be able to move to the era of prosperity, nourishing arts, sciences, and architecture, i.e. the era of Baroque. Meet Abbot Vejmluva, the bygone monastery’s outstanding personality and the brilliant architect Jan Blažej Santini, or explore the mathematical mysteries of The Pilgrimage Church of St. John Nepomuk at Zelena hora. The New Generation Museum is not only a museum, it is the key to comprehending the complex of the former monastery and the current castle in Žďár nad Sázavou as a whole. A er the visit, you will have all the indications for your tour in your hand!
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  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
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Zamek 8/8, Zdar nad Sazavou 591 02, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Zdar nod Sazavou to visit the Santini masterpiece - the church at Zelany Hora. We stayed in the old monastery that has been converted into a hotel. Our rooms were in the tower. The staff was excellent and the rooms were very...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Modern exhibition for 21th Century visitors. Minimalist designed show-cases, video projections, full interactive exhibition - e.i. try to make a book on a screen from raw materials (leather - goat, ink - oak ball, quill - goose) it's real fun for children :) On ground...More

Thank Michaela K
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Lucie H, Manažer komunikace at Zamek Zdar nad Sazavou, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Dear Michaela K., thank you so much for your nice words. We are really happy you like our exhibition. We would like to know why did you give us 4 points from 5. We need to improve all the time :) Hope you will come...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic interactive museum providing insights of Cistercian monks life. You will also find explanations about the origin and architecture of St John's church located close to this place. The great news is that the museum has Audio guides available in several languages and the...More

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Martina S, Manažer komunikace at Zamek Zdar nad Sazavou, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time and writing this nice comment. On your next visit you can try the commented tour with a guide "Following Santini’s Footprints" or some of our cultural events ;).

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Reviewed 29 July 2017

We visited monastery now Kinsky castle. There is a very nice museum. In time of our visit was in castle an exhibition of baroque art.

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Martina S, Manažer komunikace at Zamek Zdar nad Sazavou, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you liked the Zdar estate. The Baroque art exhibition from the collections of the National Gallery in Prague is a permanent exhibition and is open all year round.

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Reviewed 16 July 2017

The whole complex of the monastery is renovated with the respect to the historical meaning of the place. At the same time, you are shown this in modern and interactive way, which attracts as kids as adults.There are activities in the museum, tours in/out-side of...More

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Martina S, Manažer komunikace at Zamek Zdar nad Sazavou, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write so positive review! We believe that your comment will be very useful for other tourists choosing how to spend their holiday.

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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Interesting with a nice audio-visual presentation to keep school age kids and older involved. See the museum before going to the star church!

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Martina S, Manažer komunikace s hosty at Zamek Zdar nad Sazavou, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write your review and for choosing Žďár nad Sázavou to spend the holiday.

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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Americans visiting the area with Czech friends, we stopped to see the monastery museum after visiting the nearby shrine. The museum was interesting and the English language narration made understandable what we had seen earlier as well as the history of the monastery itself. The...More

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Martina S, Manažer komunikace s hosty at Zamek Zdar nad Sazavou, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Thank you for your positive comment. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and to understand the sence of our museum and the whole area.

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Reviewed 31 May 2017

I have visited the multi-media New Generation Museum in Zdar nad Sazavou with my family when we were traveling from Prague to the South Moravia. For foreign visitors it would make a sense to visit this Museum when they drive from Prague in direction to...More

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Constantin K, Owner at Zamek Zdar nad Sazavou, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Many thanks for this kind review. Without your input we cannot improve ourselves nor know what we are doing right, so many thanks, especially since you seem to be a guide and your feedback comes from a professional. Please do not hesitate to contact us...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2016

Zámek Žďár and its New Generation Museum is an excellent example of the restoration and adaptation of castle complex for present and future generations. Survival of cultural heritage depends on the efforts of every generation to rediscover and reinterpret it. The values heritage embodies in...More

Thank AIRA A
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Reviewed 11 March 2016

The castle of Zdar is a former Cistercian and Baroque monastery with a very nice church set up in a beautiful countryside landscape. In the castle there is a very interesting museum, with activities for children. Close to the castle, at the top of a...More

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