Loket - historic town and castle

Loket castle, photo: Archiv of Radio Prague

In this week's spotlight Ian Willoughby takes a trip to the tiny town of Loket, not far from Karlovy Vary in west Bohemia. Loket is dominated by its 12th century castle, and on a fascinating tour of the castle we learn about the imprisonment of Charles IV at the tender age of three, see a medieval toilet, and find out about the German poet Goethe's love for Loket. Don't miss Spotlight with Ian Willoughby on Saturday.

Loket castle, photo: Archiv of Radio Prague
In this week's spotlight Ian Willoughby takes a trip to the tiny town of Loket, not far from Karlovy Vary in west Bohemia. Loket is dominated by its 12th century castle, and on a fascinating tour of the castle we learn about the imprisonment of Charles IV at the tender age of three, see a medieval toilet, and find out about the German poet Goethe's love for Loket. Don't miss Spotlight with Ian Willoughby on Saturday.

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