‘Night of Castles’ features 100 historic sites

Dozens of castles, palaces and other monuments in the Czech Republic open their doors to visitors on Saturday as part of the annual "Night of castles and palaces" event.

Organised for the ninth time by the National Monument Protection Office, the event includes guided tours, jousting tournaments, concerts, theatre performances and other attractions at about 100 sites nationwide.

This year, the main programme takes place at the castle Kynžvart in western Bohemia.