The Fryštát Empire Chateau in the town of Karviná,
an important mansion of the Larish-Mönich family,
was renovated and opened for the public for the
first time in 1997. It arose with the rebuilding of
the baroque-renaissance chateau.
The chateau is furnished with a valuable collection
of aristocratic furniture, there are art and
historical collections as well as rare ceiling paintings.
One of the most notable chateau libraries in
the Czech Republic is located there. The building
was visited by a number of prominent figures of
the European aristocracy, e.g. the successor of the
Austrian imperial throne Francis Ferdinand d´Este.
The chateau is enveloped by a natural landscape
park with a number of rare wooded plants on the