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Ruin of Brada Castle

The ridge covered with forest above the Jinolické Rybníky Ponds is dominated by Přivýšina, 463 m, not far from there, to the east, there was an early- Gothic castle named Brada.

The oldest mentions of Brada Castle date back to the 13th century. At the beginning of the 14th century Brada was connected to Veliš, a royal castle; under the rule of John Luxembourg the property was acquired by the Vartemberk family (1327). Brada was a part of Veliš until the end of the 1430s. Towards the end of the 15th century Brada Castle was deteriorating and was slowly ruined.

Locality: 5 km to the north from Jičín, to the north from the village of Brada-Rybníček.

Brada-Rybnicek

Brada-Rybníček, 506 01

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