History of Obora Kinský
The „Obora“ game park, overlooking Žehun lake was established in 1562 by Ferdinand II Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire and King of Bohemia – although reference to this area as a hunting reserve date back to the XVth Century.
The area was originally intended as a breeding center for horses (mares and foals) which was originally located in Sadska. Together with the „Hvězda u Prahy“ reserve it is the oldest in the Czech Republic. The area was abandoned during the Thirty Years War and later restored as a fenced area by Count Vaclav Norbert Oktavian Kinský in 1719, primarily as a breeding ground for red deer and wild boar. Today in this area you can find fallow deer and muflon.
In the late 18th century, horses were brought back to Obora from the stud farm of „Ostrov“ in Chlumec nad Cidlinou. Here however breeding got out of control because the horses were running freely among wild animals and were in semi-
The Hunting lodge was built around 1780 by will of Christine of Liechtenstein for her husband, Franz Ferdinand II Kinský, who was an avid hunter. In the first half of the 19th century here lived Countess Theresa Kinský, mother of Oktavian Kinský, who had it rebuilt in Swiss-
The Villa is a two-
In 1947 the area it was declared a nature reserve (Žehuňský National Nature Reserve) -
During the Communist regime the area and its buildings were used to host a forestry and hunting school. The Hotel and Restaurant was rebuilt in 1994 by the Kinsky' family, once their properties were returned by the state.
Hotel "Obora Kinský" has a stylish restaurant with a capacity of 60 indoor seats
Hotel Obora can accomodate over 35 guests and offers a magnificent view.
We have a fully functional bar, witch it be open upon reservation only!
Hotel “Obora Kinsky” have a clay shooting facility and services.
Hotel “Obora Kinsky” organizes horseback riding tours.
Hotel “Obora Kinsky” have conference center facility.
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