Plasy - the oldest royal Cistercian monastery in Bohemia

Plasy - the oldest royal Cistercian monastery in Bohemia; the work of the Baroque builders Santini, Mathey and Dientzenhoffer; a convent standing on 5100 stilts immersed in water; underground corridor air system; two-story Gothic chapel; clockwork from 1686; tomb of Metternich

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Plasy is full of unique elements. Technically-minded visitors will be interested in the sophisticated underground air systems, perfectly designed building foundations, based on the constant water level under the building or the large functional Baroque clockwork mechanism. Others will admire the architecture of Santini, the tomb of Metternich and much more.

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