Zelená Hora Castle

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castle of Zelená Hora

Zelená Hora ("Green Mountain") is a castle on the south side of Nepomuk, in the Czech Republic. The church has been a pilgrimage site since the 1700s.[1]

In 1819 Václav Hanka's forged medieval Manuscript of Zelená Hora, a counterpart to his Manuscript of Dvůr Kralové, was allegedly discovered in the castle and not exposed as a literary hoax, by Atheneum, until 1886.


  1. ^ The Official Catholic Directory National Register Publishing - 2006 "ZELENA HORA For nearly three centuries, devout pilgrims have traveled to Zelena Hora (Green Hill) in Western Moravia :

Coordinates: 49°30′N 13°35′E / 49.500°N 13.583°E / 49.500; 13.583