In the basic tour you will learn about the history and constructional development of the hospital, you will learn everything important about the personality of Count Franz Anton von Sporck and about the original purpose of the whole complex - the hospitable activity of the Merciful Brothers.
The main tour will guide you through the interior of Kuks Hospital, e.g. the main hospital ward, Holy Trinity Church, the vestry, the courtyard and the Baroque apothecary´s „The Pomegranates“. At the model of the Kuks valley, the history of the entire unique baroque complex is explained; paintings and other exhibits present the life and personality of its founder, Franz Anton von Sporck, and the history of the Brothers Hospitallers who cared for the hospital patients. In the lapidarium, you will see the unique collection of allegories of Virtues and Vices, original sculptures by the most famous Czech Baroque sculptor Matthias Bernard Braun.
This tour is only guided. If you want english guide, reserve date and time on this e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. If you will come without reservation, you will be added to a Czech group and the cashier lend you text in foreign language (English, German, Dutch, Polish, Spanish, French, Italian or Russian).
Hospital tour is barrier-free.