Hněvín Castle. An oasis above Most.

Hněvín Castle is a real pearl of Most and the whole Most region. A number of beautiful expositions lined with views of the Mostec Basin and the Krušné Mountains make Hněvín the centre of interest for the inhabitants and visitors of Most.


The unique atmosphere of a neo-Gothic castle

Hněvín Castle. An elixir against the mundane.

Literally everyone can find fun at Hněvín. Whether you prefer the view from above, enjoy moments of peace in the shade of the hundred-year-old chestnut trees, or delve into the life story of the alchemist Kelly, you will see that one visit to Hněvín will certainly not be enough.

Lookout tower

Since 1900, visitors to Hněvín Castle can enjoy a bird’s eye view of the landscape from the foothills of the Ore Mountains to the foothills of the Bohemian Central Highlands. A total of 118 steps lead you to a viewing platform at a height of 21 metres, from where you have a truly breathtaking view. The lookout tower is open all year round, from April to October from 9:00-19:00, and in the winter season from 9:00-18:00. Entrance fee 25,-/ 15,-.CZK.

Magister Kelly’s Workshop

Installation now under renovation. Step into the workshop of Master Edward Kelley and discover the tricks of alchemy that led him to the imperial court of Rudolf II. Discover the key moments in Kelley’s life through seven stops that can be transformed and set in motion by your involvement.

Cultural events at Hněvín Castle

Experience theatrical and musical events at Hněvín Castle. With breathtaking views and the unique atmosphere of Hněvín Castle, you are in for an experience you will never forget.

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Observatory Hněvín

The observatory in the Hněvín area is equipped with a powerful Gustav Heyde refractor, which allows zooming of the observed objects up to 300x and an H-alpha filter for observing the activity of the solar corona. The observatory will be open to the public from May 2023.

Yoga at the castle

Yoga lessons beneath the treetops at the Hněvín Castle under the guidance of experienced teacher Zdeňka Struhovská from Anahata studio. Join us to stretch, recharge your energy and lift your spirit. Up-to-date information on Facebook Anahata Yoga.

Anahata Yoga at the castle
Ferrata Hněvín

Ferrata Hněvín

Try the via ferrata in the area below Hněvín Castle. There are two routes – A for beginners and B for experienced climbers. Both routes are one-way and lead from the old waterworks to the gazebo under the castle.At the end of the ferrata there is another interesting feature – a cave dug by German soldiers during World War II and used as a shelter against air raids.

Attractions around Hněvín Castle

Most is often described as an unsightly and mining-ruined city. Discover that this is no longer true. There are many attractive places in and around Most that are definitely worth a visit.

Hněvín Castle. Wedding with altitude.

Breathtaking views and sensitively renovated castle premises create a unique atmosphere for weddings, engagements or pre-wedding photo shoots. You will not only leave with a ring on your finger but also with beautiful memories that will last a lifetime.


The complete solution for your wedding

  • finding and booking a date
  • consultation of the style and theme of the wedding
  • choosing a wedding venue
  • complete wedding catering
  • original wedding decorations
  • professional sound system
  • contact to proven suppliers
  • quality wedding furnishings
  • party tent rental
  • free parking
  • accommodation
  • wedding day coordination

Our experienced wedding coordinator will guide you through all the steps. Save countless hours, making your planning (almost) worry free.

The views from Hněvín are long remembered

Restaurant Hněvín. Enjoy life at the castle.

In the spring of 2025 we will be opening a brand new castle restaurant, which was originally opened in 1906. Beautifully renovated castle premises designed by a renowned architectural studio combined with honest Czech cuisine based on traditional recipes guarantee a unique gastronomic experience.

Refreshments at the castle

In the pleasant shade of the centuries-old chestnut trees and in the carefully tended gardens, you will find delicious delicacies from local suppliers.

Refreshments at the castle

Enjoy the views of Most with a great cup of DoubleShot coffee in your hand. And we haven’t forgotten about hop and grape lovers either. Even the little ones can enjoy our artisanal ice cream. Until the restaurant is fully operational, a kiosk with top-quality snacks is available. The current menu can be found here.

Garden at the kiosk at Hněvín castle.

Hněvín Castle. Opening hours.

9:00-18:00 daily

Entrance to the castle gardens is free of charge, the observation tower costs 15,- / 25,- CZK.
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Practical information

Map of the castle

We have prepared a clear map of Hněvín Castle and its surroundings, which will help you enjoy the hidden corners. The map is in PDF format. Download the map.

Parking at the castle

There are two car parks near Hněvín Castle. 22 vehicles can park comfortably right in front of the castle. Additional 30 cars can park in the parking lot by the waterworks (about 2 minutes by car or 5-10 minutes on foot).

Barrier-free entry

The gardens of Hněvín Castle, as well as the restaurant, snack bar and toilets are wheelchair accessible. Unfortunately, there is no wheelchair access to the castle tower for structural reasons.

Movement in the castle

Organised groups of children are the responsibility of of their supervisors. The area is monitored by a camera system. n view of the ongoing reconstruction of various parts of the castle, we ask visitors never to enter the construction site, walk on the walls, etc. Entrance to the castle gardens is free of charge, the lookout tower costs 15 and 25 CZK.


Entry with bike or scooter

Please leave your bikes and scooters in the metal rack in front of the castle. We ask visitors to bring their own lock if necessary.

Entry with pets

Ideally on a leash. Basket only if necessary and under the full responsibility of the pet owner.

Consumption of own Food and Beverages

The castle stand offers quite a wide range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and snacks. In case visitors still bring their own snacks, we ask that they consume them outside the area around the stand and the castle tower and that they clean up the packaging afterwards. Consumption of your own alcohol is prohibited in all areas of the castle.

Photography and drone use

Photography is unrestricted during opening hours. Drones only with permission of the operator:

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