The Castle in Hradec nad Moravicí was a place where numerous personalities from around the world met. It was a place where Beethoven and Liszt gave concerts, the local hunting grounds were admired by Chancellor von Metternich and by Russian Tsar Alexander I himself. In the 14th century, the castle was owned by Nicholas II, Duke of Racibórz, whose wife Anna of Racibórz came from the Silesian Piast dynasty.
The castle has a rich history connected with the royal Přemyslid dynasty. It guarded the old land border between Moravia and Silesia. Its today’s appearance dates back to the reign of the last nobles from the Prussian House of Lichnowsky from Voštic. The complex is comprised of two parts: the White Castle (Czech: Bílý zámek) and the Red Castle (Czech: Červený zámek).